Avi BarSunnyvale, California, United States
Avi Bar is an accomplished public policy manager with years of experience in the tech industry. A graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Public Policy, Avi continued his education at the Microsoft Ventures Academy with a Tapas MBA in Business Administration and Management. Moreover, he has studied Social Psychology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and did a certificate in Leadership Principles at Harvard Business School Online. He is a skilled professional with vast experience in start-up management, government relations, and public speaking. Avi has developed a successful career building and leading global teams around the world, with expertise in Smart Transportation, Privacy, and Geopolitical issues.
Avi's career started as a cultural representative at the Millennium Project World Showcase at Walt Disney World, then became a cadet for public service at Atidim, and later an analyst at Prime Minister's Office. He subsequently became the Head of planning (branch) at Prime Minister's Office before becoming the CEO of Laurus Consulting Group LLC (Israel) and a Co-Founder of GovJob Israel. Avi then joined Google, where he served as Senior Public Policy Analyst before leading various public policy teams, including Head of Public Policy, Waze, Head of Public Policy, Maps & Waze, and Public Policy Lead for the Emerging Markets, Google's Core-Products.
In summary, Avi Bar is a skilled public policy manager with years of experience in the tech industry, and he has led several global teams in various organizations. He is an expert in Smart Transportation, Privacy, and Geopolitical issues, making him a valuable addition to any organization.