Clemson Libraries to host talk by political strategist Stephen Aaron

Political strategist Stephen Aaron will speak on “Data, Politics and Money” on Thursday, March 16, at 6 p.m. at the Scholars’ Lab located in 413 Cooper Library. Click here to register.

Aaron is the founder of Perspective Strategies. He is a public affairs strategist and influence expert whose focus is managing risk. He is called on by some of the highest profiles in corporate America and electoral politics to help them become better understood, mitigate risk, and create influence. With almost twenty years of experience in Washington D.C. at the nexus of politics and policy he has developed a reputation as one of the few operatives whose work produces a tangible return on investment by understanding the impact of risk on a business and producing effective mitigations strategies.527tracker is a product of Perspective Strategies. It is a one-of-a-kind data platform that aggregates, analyzes and alerts to all Super PAC spending in real time. Understanding which races are being impacted by billions of dollars in outside money provides insights that cannot be found anywhere else. This tool has been quickly adopted by major party committees, candidates, and elected officials making Perspective Strategies a trusted advisor at the highest levels of government.

Aaron graduated from Clemson in 2003 with a degree in political science.