Caleb Gardner

I don't wanna hear a goddamn thing about "unity" or "bipartisanship" while Republicans are refusing to hold Marjorie Taylor Greene accountable and blocking Merrick Garland from being considered for Attorney General. This is beyond ridiculous. Reject their terrible framing.

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An insatiably curious strategist with unique experience: from startups to nonprofits; from Fortune 100 clients to presidents.

Caleb’s career has been driven by curiosity and focused on change.

In his more than a decade of experience in digital leadership, entrepreneurship, and social impact, he has worked for a variety of organizations in the public and private sectors, including at prestigious professional service firms like Bain & Company and Edelman.

During the second Obama Administration, Caleb was the lead digital strategist for President Obama’s political advocacy group, OFA. He brought his unique insights to growing one of the largest digital programs in existence, with a millions-strong email list and massive social media following—including the largest Twitter account in the world.

Now as a founding partner of 18 Coffees, a strategy firm working at the intersection of digital innovation, social change, and the future of work, Caleb is helping forward-thinking companies and nonprofits adapt and evolve to meet the challenges of today’s economy.

Caleb Gardner can speak, train, and lead workshops around the world on topics related to change, including strategy in a mission economy, technology and innovation for a better world, and change management at the speed of digital.



“Caleb stood out as the speaker that could push the audience beyond their comfort zone, getting the to think big about purpose and movement building online.”

– Founder/CEO – CMX Media

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