Senior Policy Counsel, Google
Behnaz Kibria is Senior Policy Counsel covering U.S. Cloud Policy at Google. Prior to this, she was the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), where she served as a principal policy advisor to Ambassador Michael Froman. Earlier in her career, Behnaz also served as Trade Counsel to the Committee on Ways and Means in the U.S. House of Representatives and Assistant General Counsel at USTR. Behnaz started her career as an associate at the law firm Hogan & Hartson.
Behnaz received her BA from Wesleyan University and her JD from the George Washington University Law School. She was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, grew up in Africa, and currently resides in Arlington, Virginia with her husband and two daughters.