Stan Greenberg takes you inside the campaign war rooms of some of the most powerful people of our time.
Described as "the father of modern polling techniques," Greenberg served as polling advisor to Bill Clinton, Al Gore, South African President Nelson Mandela, Britain's Tony Blair, Israel's Ehud Barak and many other leaders.
Esquire named him one of the most important people of the 21st century.
Dr. Stan Greenberg
Stan Greenberg has served as polling advisor to presidents and prime ministers, CEOs, and dozens of campaigns in the U.S. and around the world. His political clients have included President Bill Clinton, Vice President Al Gore, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and South Africa President Nelson
Mandela, and his corporate clients include Boeing, Microsoft, and other global companies. He also conducts the bi-partisan polls for NPR, The Los Angeles Times, and the Bipartisan Policy Center.
Dr. Greenberg was inducted into the American Association of Political Consultants’ Hall of Fame, and has been described as “the father of modern polling techniques.” He is the author of The Two Americas and Middle Class Dreams, which put the spotlight on “Reagan Democrats.” Those insights made him the principal polling advisor to the Democratic Leadership Council during the formative years of change for the Democratic Party between 1988 and 1994.
Dr. Greenberg founded his research firm in 1980 after a decade of teaching at Yale University where he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He was educated at Miami University and Harvard University, where he earned his Ph.D.
Pollster Stan Greenberg contrasts how religion informed the politics of Tony Blair, and his belief in the power of the community, and George W. Bush, who believed in individualism and "going it alone."