Meet Dex Torricke-Barton

Dex Torricke-Barton
Former Communications Executive for Google, Facebook, and SpaceX

Dex Torricke-Barton is at the forefront of the global communications industry. Over the last decade, Dex has crafted the voices of some of the world's most influential leaders and organizations. 

From 2008-10 he supported communications for the office of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In 2011 he became Google's first executive speechwriter, where he worked closely with Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. From 2012-2016 he led executive communications for Facebook and served as speechwriter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. After leading communications for SpaceX in 2016, Dex left to build a new grassroots organization, Onwards (www.onwards.world), aimed at addressing the social and economic causes of growing political polarization in the United States.

Full bio here.​


Dex is also a New York Times bestselling ghostwriter and is writing a book examining the impact of technology in solving social divides around the world. 

His book will explore “how technology is transforming societies from the Rust Belt to Brexit Britain, rural India to Sub-Saharan Africa… To build a world of greater freedom, justice and prosperity, we need to hear the voices of more people from more communities.”​