Michael Draskovic

Fellow, New America CA

Michael Draskovic is the founder of Ovrture, a Los Angeles based production company specializing in virtual reality content. Since its inception in 2015, Ovrture has produced socially relevant VR experiences for outlets such as HBO, MSNBC, and A&E.

Prior to starting Ovrture, Draskovic served as the manager of marketing and creative partnerships for the ONE Campaign, a Washington D.C.-based advocacy and campaigning organization co-founded by Bono with the mission of ending extreme poverty. In this role, Draskovic worked to build awareness around the organization and its initiatives by creating partnerships with artists, brands, and by collaborating on strategic initiatives with the White House, United Nations and other public institutions. Draskovic also spearheaded artist and talent relationships for ONE’s first pan-African campaign, which generated over 2 million new members and secured life-saving policy commitments from African governments. Previously, he was Special Assistant to ONE’s President and CEO. In 2015, Draskovic served as chief of staff to Nigerian singer-songwriter D’Banj, and in 2012 he served as an organizing fellow and Operation Vote coordinator on President Obama’s re-election campaign.

Draskovic holds an undergraduate degree in international relations from the University of Southern California and is currently pursuing an MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MPA at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He is a member of the Atlantic Council’s "The Art of the Future Project."