Jorge S. Cohen, San Francisco, California
Jorge Cohen heads New Business Sales Development Americas at Google in Mountainview, California. His division helps Google source, ramp and acquire high potential clients. He has worked for top 500 companies in varied management positions, specializing in marketing and sales. Previously Jorge, who was born in Mexico and is multi-lingual, served as Google Marketing Systems Manager in Mexico, Columbia, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Central America and the Caribbean. Entrepreneurial, he founded and headed Milk Media, a Direct Media Agency located in Mexico City. Jorge earned his B.A. at the Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiors de Monterrey C.E.M., participated in an M.B.A. Exchange Program at the University of Virginia, and earned an advanced degree from El Instituto Panamericano de Alta Direcccion de Empress. He has a Master in Internet Business from the Instituto de Estudios Superiores para el Desarollo de Internet and has participated in Executive Programs at Stanford and Harvard. A dedicated volunteer, he has provided leadership for nonprofits related to emerging markets and global youth.
In Jorge’s words: “I believe every interaction that you have in this world leaves ripples… creating a legacy of sorts. Doing good is the single most important thing our planet requires at this stage. I hope the AFHU LEAD program will help me gain the tools to leverage and scale my influence to help solve the world’s hardest challenges. I want to engage with a strong network of like-minded people and leaders, which will provide a path forward to help Hebrew University, Israel, AFHU and my community.”