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. Before joining the Obama Administration, 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.