Dallas Lawrence is the chief brand officer at OpenX. Prior to joining OpenX, Dallas served as the chief communications officer for Rubicon Project, led global communications and government affairs for Mattel and served as the chief global digital strategist for Burson-Marsteller.
During more than a decade in Washington, DC, Dallas served as a press secretary on Capitol Hill prior to joining President Bush’s communications team leading outreach efforts for the President’s domestic policy initiative No Child Left Behind. Dallas would later deploy to Baghdad, Iraq on behalf of the White House to serve as a spokesperson for the Coalition. Upon returning from Baghdad, Dallas joined the communications team of Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld where he served as the Pentagon’s director of public liaison for both Rumsfeld and his predecessor Secretary Gates.
He has been named both the “Crisis Manager of the Year” by PR News and “Social Media Professional of the Year”. In 2013 PR Week named him one of the 40 most influential leaders in PR. Dallas was previously a commissioned officer in the United States Navy and earned a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley and a MA in Government from The Johns Hopkins University.