Founder and Executive Director, OMGWTF |
Ben Sheehan is the Founder/Executive Director of OMG WTF, which in 2018 supported progressive nominees for governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, and attorney general in Ohio, Michigan, Georgia, Wisconsin, Texas and Florida (hence OMG WTF). Through events, content, and GOTV, OMG WTF showed young voters how these offices impact voter suppression, gerrymandering, and more. Before OMG WTF Ben was VP of Digital Content for Scooter Braun’s SB Projects and was Executive Director of writer/director Joss Whedon’s SuperPAC Save the Day in 2016. Before that he was Executive Producer/Head of Talent for Funny Or Die where he produced, developed, cast, and wrote videos for the website and for various political groups. He graduated magna cum laude from Emory University and has a Masters in Music Business from NYU. In 2018, he was named one of Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Rising Executives Under 35. In total, the videos he’s worked on have received over a billion views. A D.C. native, he currently resides in Los Angeles.