Rahmin Sarabi

Director, The American Public Trust

Rahmin Sarabi is the Founder and Director of the American Public Trust, with a mission to help Americans go beyond politics as usual to catalyze solutions on their biggest challenges and renew our systems of governance. His work in deliberative democracy includes contributions to the Michigan Citizens’ Panel on COVID-19, the Petaluma Fairgrounds Advisory Panel with Healthy Democracy, a novel integration of mini-publics with digital deliberative tools for the State of Colorado, and the lead role in the strategic planning for the international Democracy R&D network. He has spoken on democratic innovations to audiences organized by Stanford, MIT, the Berggruen Institute, and the International Association of Public Participation Professionals. He is a collaborative entrepreneur, human-centered designer, and strategist with a nearly 20 year background across social benefit startups and not-for-profit organizations. He is also a board member of the Co-Intelligence Institute.