Joel Benenson

Chief Strategist & Pollster
Hillary Clinton

Joel Benenson is the founder and CEO of Benenson Strategy Group.  He has served as a strategic advisor and consultant to heads of state, senior members of Congress and other national political leaders, Fortune 100 companies and their CEOs, and major advocacy and charitable institutions.  He is the only Democratic pollster in history to have played a leading role in three winning presidential campaigns. He has been the chief pollster and a senior strategist for President Barack Obama since the beginning of his 2008 campaign, and worked on President Bill Clinton’s polling team during the 1996 race.  He is now Chief Strategist to Hillary Clinton.  He is known for his unique combination of communication expertise and a nuanced analytical approach.  He and his firm specialize in creating the messaging strategy and language to help clients win in the most challenging competitive situations