Mike Kruger

Director of communications—Smart Electric Power Alliance


Mike Kruger is the director of communications for the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). Previously he served in the Obama Administration for six years as deputy director of public affairs and director of digital engagement for the U.S. Department of Commerce. He directed the Agency’s first-ever Office of Digital Engagement, which was created in February 2014. Prior to joining the Commerce Department, he spent two years as the House Education and Labor committee’s online outreach specialist. During the 2007-2008 election cycle, he worked for 21st Century Democrats as an online associate. Prior to that, he taught domestically and internationally for 9 years.