Llyr Johansen Communications Director, MassINC
As Communications Director, Llyr Johansen is responsible for developing and implementing effective communication strategies that advance MassINC’s mission to help, “move the best ideas, supported by hard data, into public policy that provides a ladder to the middle class for Massachusetts residents.” Prior to his appointment, Llyr served MassINC as Digital Director as well as Online Communications and Development Strategist.
Before moving to Boston, Llyr made his mark in Hollywood as a production professional in the trenches of the film industry. There, he worked on the sets of numerous big-budget films including Inception, Shutter Island, The Dark Knight, and Zero Dark Thirty. During this time he volunteered, working on one Congressional and two Presidential races, engaging the community, canvassing, and managing get-out-the-vote operations. Prior to his work in Los Angeles, he served as a finance professional for Morgan Stanley and Raymond James Financial.
A Boulder native, Llyr holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.