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Vincent Harris

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Vincent Harris is the Founder and CEO of Harris Media and has worked on the digital side of three Presidential races. He was named the youngest “Rising Star” in Politics by Campaigns & Elections Magazine and Bloomberg recently profiled Vincent, dubbing him “The man who invented the Republican Internet.”

Previously he has worked on the digital side of three Presidential races, having run all online operations for Texas Governor Rick Perry and Speaker Newt Gingrich’s 2012 campaigns. In 2014 Vincent was hired by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to oversee the digital operations for his Likud party’s successful campaign. Vincent spent over three years working with Ted Cruz, whom many have credited his successful use of the web as part of his incredible underdog win. Recently, Harris Media joined up with Rand Paul’s RAND PAC, with Vincent taking the role of chief digital strategist.

Vincent’s expertise goes beyond practical expertise into academia. When not on the campaign trail, Vincent is engaged in new media research while pursuing his PhD at the University of Texas in the Department of Government. His academic research is centered around citizens use of the web to engage governments and campaigns. Vincent’s work has been published in academic textbooks and he continues to write papers and articles on social media’s impact in the public space. His expertise stretches from practical application into academia where he is working towards a PhD at the University of Texas and is blessed to be guest faculty at Baylor University.

Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, Vincent majored in Religion at Baylor University in Waco, Texas where he met his wife Chelsea. A native Virginian, Vincent has adopted Texas, and enjoys listening to Texas Country music, floating down the Guadalupe, and going to Galveston Island. He is a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Riverbend Church, and the Austin Chamber of Commerce.

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  • Watch: Harris Media CEO, Talks About Instagram Versus Snapchat

    17.08.2016

    There’s less than 3 months until election day which means only so much money and time left to make an impact. Should that time and money be spent on Snapchat or the recently released Instagram stories? Some thoughts from our CEO Vincent Harris!

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  • Vincent Harris Quoted in “Inside the right’s fracking-meme campaign”

    4.08.2016

    Alyssa Bereznak Staff Writer, The Ringer To any modern-day internet user, the homepage of FrackFeed.com is instantly familiar. Down to the image-heavy quizzes, bold sans-serif fonts, and red-and-yellow color scheme, the website looks very much like a long-lost, semi-neglected BuzzFeed twin. But when you look closer, as every great soap opera has taught us to do with twins, something… Read More »

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  • Vincent Harris Quoted on ‘Trump campaign slogan bound for immortality; his rival’s, maybe not’

    1.08.2016

    PHILADELPHIA — The tight presidential race is uneven in at least one department: campaign slogans. While Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” is headed for the political messaging hall of fame, Hillary Clinton supporters make do with “I’m with her’’ and/or “Stronger Together.’’ Trump’s slogan is short, punchy, easy to say. It sums up his… Read More »

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