Leor Stern is a member of Google's new business development team, where he focuses on incubating and launching new products and strategic initiatives through partnerships and technology deals. In this role, Leor has helped create several Google products, including Google Voice, TV ads, and Google Places. Leor joined Google in 2003 and prior to his current role, he launched Google's field operations in Israel. He also managed Google's online sales and operations in Russia, the Middle East, South Africa, Croatia, and Israel .
Leor graduated cum laude with a psychology degree from the University of California, Davis. He lives in Belmont, California, and travels to Israel frequently.