As director of strategic communications, Libby is responsible for communicating the firm’s goals through strategic partnerships, media efforts, investments, and thought leadership.
Libby comes to Omidyar Network with a deep background in communications, public affairs, and politics. Prior to joining the firm, Libby was a senior vice president at FleishmanHillard, where she managed strategic communications and corporate social responsibility efforts on behalf of Fortune 500 clients. Previously, she worked at Barbary Coast Consulting, a Bay Area-based public affairs and advocacy firm, for which she developed government relations and community engagement strategies for numerous clients. She has also worked for community foundations, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, and on the ground in Iowa during the 2008 presidential campaign.
Libby holds a Master in Public Policy in political advocacy and leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. in political science from Yale University.