Philip Minardi

Philip Minardi

Director, Policy Communications
Expedia Inc.

Philip Minardi

Philip J. Minardi is an expert in communications and digital strategy for start-ups, the federal government and industry trade associations. Having built a career serving in leadership positions within the private and government arenas, his passion is in leading companies through crucial stages including company and product narrative development, media and digital strategy, launch planning and execution, and crisis communication management. 

Currently serving as the Director of Policy Communications for Expedia, Inc., Philip leads the company's Washington, D.C.-based public affairs team on initiatives at the crossroads of tech and public policy. Minardi joined Expedia after two years at The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech), where he led public relations strategy as the Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs. 

Prior to joining Expedia and the Travel Technology Association, Philip served as Press Secretary to United States Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee. During his time on Capitol Hill, Philip led the development and implementation of traditional media and digital communications plans. Under Philip's leadership, Congressman Paulsen won the Congressional Management Foundation's Inaugural Gold Mouse Award for Citizen Engagement on Social Media. As a proven spokesperson, communicator and digital strategist, the Chicago native has managed messaging on an array of issues ranging from international trade to domestic tax reform.

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Philip has spent the last seven years living and working in Washington, D.C.

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