June 4, 2018
On June 8, more than 300 graduates will receive their diplomas during a moving ceremony on the campus of Jacobs University Bremen. This year's keynote speaker is Annette Kroeber-Riel, Senior Director Public Policy & Government Relations at Google. She will talk about the impacts of digitization on education and the working world.
Annette Kroeber-Riel has been working for Google since 2007. As Senior Director Public Policy & Government Relations she is responsible for Google's political representation of interests and strategy in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Middle and Eastern Europe, and as Deputy Head Public Policy & Government Relations for the whole EMEA region.
After studying law in Frankfurt am Main and Paris, and working as a trainee in Frankfurt and Kuala Lumpur, Annette Kroeber-Riel initially worked as a lawyer with a focus on telecommunications and media law in a US law firm in Frankfurt. She then moved to VeriSign in Berlin where she worked for both VeriSign and its former subsidiary Jamba! leading their governmental relations throughout Europe.