Nick Dagostino

Director at TrailRunner International

Nick Dagostino is a Director based in TrailRunner International’s New York office with vast public affairs, trust and safety and stakeholder engagement experience.

Prior to joining TrailRunner, Nick served as a Reality Labs Policy Manager at Meta (formerly Facebook) where he oversaw the company’s engagement with policy stakeholders on critical areas including the Metaverse, AR/VR, Responsible AI, privacy and data policy, cybersecurity, and human rights.

Before joining Meta, Nick held a variety of senior-level positions in the public affairs and advocacy sectors. As Principal and Stakeholder Engagement Director at (RED), he directed global advocacy campaigns for HIV/AIDS fundraising and advised musician Bono on strategic engagements. He also worked at Access Now as the Director of RightsCon, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. Additionally, Nick has held roles at the Digital Public Square Project and the United Nations Internet Governance Forum Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland.

Nick holds a Master of Global Affairs from the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from King’s University College. In his free time, Nick loves skiing, golfing, and playing hockey. He enjoys exploring and learning about the world and won’t say no to shipwreck diving or climbing active volcanoes.


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