Mr. Austin is one of America’s most experienced and most successful strategists and advisors, having operated his own marketing and political consulting firm for more than 30 years.
Mr. Austin’s clients have included President Jimmy Carter, Senator Gary Hart, MSZP in Hungary, Obama for President and numerous members of the US Congress. Mr. Austin was a member of the international delegation who witnessed The Marcos/ Aquino election in the Philippines, the Pinochet Plebiscite in Chile and was an advisor to the SDLP in Northern Ireland when they beat Gerry Adams for the MP seat in Belfast. Mr. Austin is a native of the Bronx, New York.
He has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Akron Bliss Institute of Politics, a Fellow at The University of Kansas Dole Institute of Politics and a guest lecturer at the Zagreb Economics University in Zagreb, Croatia.
Mr. Austin is the author of “Incredible Tales from the Campaign Trail.”