Bert Kaufman

Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs

Bert Kaufman currently leads corporate and regulatory affairs for Zoox, an early stage robotics company developing a fully autonomous vehicle, the software to make it drive, and the service to operate at scale in cities. Prior to joining Zoox, Bert advised Revolution, the Case Foundation and Glassdoor, Inc. From 2013 through 2016, he served as Senior Advisor in Secretary Penny Pritzker's office at the U.S. Department of Commerce where he helped lead the Secretary's overall strategic engagement with the business community domestically and internationally. He also directed and helped build the Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) initiative, working with 20 of America's most celebrated entrepreneurs. Before entering government service, Bert spent five years launching, scaling, and leading a trade association and a public affairs consultancy in Washington, D.C. 
He has a B.A., M.S., and J.D. from Syracuse University. He is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and lives in Palo Alto, Ca. and Washington, D.C. 

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