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Elliot J. Schrage is an American lawyer and business executive. He is currently VP Communications and Public Policy at Facebook, where he directs the company's public relations efforts.
Personal life, education and early career
Schrage married Juliet H. Whitcomb on June 3, 1995 at the Somerset Club in Boston. Schrage has a brother, Michael Schrage, who is a research associate at the MIT Media Lab. Schrage attended Harvard Law School, the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Harvard College. He also studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.
Before joining Google, Schrage was the Bernard L. Schwarz Senior Fellow in Business and Foreign Policy at the New York-based Council on Foreign Relations. Schrage also worked at Gap, Inc. as the senior vice president for global communications.
Before Gap, Schrage worked as managing director of the New York office of Clark & Weinstock, a public policy and management consulting firm. Since 1990, Elliot has also served as adjunct professor at Columbia University Business School and Columbia Law School...
Work at Google
On October 31, 2005 it was announced that Schrage had joined the company as Vice President, Global Communications and Public Affairs. Upon joining Google, Schrage inherited the company's controversy regarding censoring search results in China. On February 15, 2006, he testified in front of the United States House Committee on International Relations on behalf of Google on the subject of Internet in the People's Republic of China.
- ↑ Wedding announcement for Elliot Schrage, New York Times, June 4, 1995, http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9505E7D81E39F937A35755C0A963958260
- ↑ Google (October 31, 2005). "Google Names Elliot Schrage Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs". Press release. http://www.google.com/press/pressrel/schrage.html.
- ↑ Testimony of Google Inc. before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights, and International Operations, Google, February 15 2006, http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2006/02/testimony-internet-in-china.html