Tudor Mihailescu

Position and Company: Founder | LoopPoll
Country: Romania

Tudor is a researcher and entrepreneur with a passion for digital democracy. He is currently an expert contributor for Forbes, covering civic technology innovations and entrepreneurs in Europe. Tudor holds a Ph.D in Political Science from the Graduate institute, Geneva, with a focus on White House speechwriting and public communication strategies. He was awarded the prestigious Albert Gallatin Fellowship in International Affairs and the Bakala Foundation Scholarship to spend the 2017-2018 academic year as a Visiting Scholar at the George Washington University. Between 2013 and 2018, Tudor was a cofounder and community development lead at GovFaces- a Geneva-based start-up for public deliberation and citizen engagement, with activity at the European Parliament, the United Nations, in Switzerland and the United Kingdom. In recognition for his impact on the political communications field, Tudor was nominated on the Forbes Europe 30 under 30 list in Law and Policy in 2017, and Forbes Romania 30 under 30 list in 2018. He is active in the entrepreneurship and media communities as a TEDx speaker, One Young World Peace ambassador, juror for the European Youth Award and a member of the National Press Club in Washington D.C.