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TheBridge Profiles

Our profiles highlight the work our wide-ranging community is doing at the intersection of technology, innovation, policy and politics. Our Profile Archive (here) has become an excellent resource, a speaker's bureau of sorts, of leading speakers in these industries. It already includes hundreds of profiles. Check it out and nominate someone!

TheBridge Profiles highlight the work our wide-ranging community is doing at the intersection of technology, innovation, policy and politics.

Our archive of 200+ profiles is an excellent resource, similar to a speakers bureau, of leaders in these industries. Browse through it here and nominate someone!

TheBridge profile: Lawrence Williams

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Name: Lawrence Williams

Current city: San Francisco, CA

Current job: Global Business Development Executive, Zipline International

Past job: VP for Strategic Relations, SpaceX

Q. Favorite spot for a coffee meeting: The Battery

Q. Describe one way how a skill you learned in a previous job helped you in your new job: My experience working in government (Department of Commerce) and with government (SpaceX) has provided me with a good appreciation for the interests of both sides, which allows for the development of creative, win-win solutions.

Q. Job advice in three words? Work with good people. (Math was never my strong suit.)

Q. How are you (or your company, org, nonprofit) currently bridging the gap between politics and tech? We offer an innovative technology solution that can help improve health care, which is a problem that is vexing countries around the world.

Q. Most underrated virtue in an employee? Good judgment. 

Q. Favorite app? LinkedIn

Q. Best advice you’ve received? Do something you enjoy and the money will follow.

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