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Ross LaJeunesse
Ross LaJeunesse is Global Head of Free Expression and International Relations for Google.

Before joining Google, LaJeunesse served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He developed and executed the Governor’s ambitious policy agenda, on a broad range of issues from infrastructure investment to education reform and economic development, as well as numerous environmental initiatives.

Prior to his appointment in the Schwarzenegger administration, LaJeunesse was Chief of Staff to California Controller Steve Westly, the state’s chief financial officer. He began his career as an assistant to United States Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell and went on to serve on the staff of Senator Edward M. Kennedy, where he was Senator Kennedy’s chief advisor on reinventing government, and national and community service issues.

LaJeunesse received his law degree with honors from the Harvard Law School. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College with a degree in Asian Studies.

Blog Entries by Ross LaJeunesse

Who Should Control the Internet? The People Who Use It

(3) Comments | Posted November 30, 2012 | 10:15 AM

Representatives from almost 200 nations are gathering in Dubai this week to debate control of the Internet at a treaty conference organized by the International Telecommunications Union, an arm of the United Nations.

There's one problem with this debate: No single entity controls the Internet. The Internet...

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Free to Foster Culture of Innovation and Creativity

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 2:21 PM

Imagine a world where anyone can access and enjoy Hong Kong's rich cultural offerings, from anywhere in the world and at any time.  With the launch of Google Art Project, that reality is here -- now.  The Art Project has put the collections of the Hong Kong Museum...

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Childhood Poverty: A View From Abroad

(11) Comments | Posted February 2, 2012 | 7:31 AM

This post is part of a series on childhood poverty in the United States in partnership with Save the Children and Julianne Moore. Moore leads the organization's Valentine's Day campaign, through which cards are sold to support the fight against poverty in the U.S. To learn more or to purchase...

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