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OCT 5-7

SCOTTSDALE, AZ

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Keynote Speaker

Arun Chaudhary

Monday, October 5 during the President's Dinner

Arun Chaudhary is a filmmaker working in politics. He was the first Official White House Videographer, a position created for him at the beginning of the Obama administration. Chaudhary traveled extensively with the President, capturing public events and behind-the-scenes moments as well as producing and packaging presidential tapings for the Internet and broadcast television. He is the creator and architect of “West Wing Week”, the first-ever online video diary of the White House. During his tenure, he wrote, produced, shot and edited over 63 episodes of West Wing Week, documenting the President through his rigorous weekly agenda. He also directed many tapings of the Weekly Address.

Chaudhary was a key member of Barack Obama’s New Media team during the 2008 campaign. As the New Media Road Director, Chaudhary oversaw the team responsible for capturing the day-to-day life of the future president in video and stills. He and his team set a new standard in documenting history, delivering crucial images to the public from the road in real time.

Before joining the Obama team, Chaudhary worked in film in New York and was part of the NYU Graduate Film Department faculty. He got his MFA in Filmmaking from NYU and his BA in Film Theory from Cornell University.

He has been profiled by the New York Times, the BBC, National Journal, Politico, Fortune, and many political websites, and led a Frog design mind seminar at NYU with Fast Company’s Ellen McGirt. He lives in Houston, TX, with his wife, son and daughter.

 

The Venue

FAIRMONT SCOTTSDALE PRINCESS

7575 E PRINCESS DRIVE

SCOTTSDALE, AZ 85255

Palm trees sway in a soft desert breeze, set against brilliant blue skies. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, an iconic Scottsdale luxury hotel, welcomes you home to 333 days of sunshine every year. We invite you to explore lushly landscaped grounds of the Sonoran Desert filled with lagoons, blooms, and wildlife. Celebrating almost three decades as a AAA Five Diamond hotel, this luxury resort offers adventures worth repeating with sparkling pools and world-class golf. Your next adventure is calling.

 
 

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