Laszlo Bock leads Google's people function, which includes all areas related to the attraction, development, and retention of "Googlers." He joined Google from the General Electric Company, where he held various executive leadership roles within GE Capital. Before GE, Laszlo was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, serving clients in the technology, private equity, and media industries on a wide range of strategic and operational issues, including growth and turnaround strategy. Earlier, he had worked at another consulting firm, a start-up, as an actor, and co-founded a non-profit organization working with at-risk youth. Laszlo is a member of the Board of Trustees of Pomona College and an advisor to several venture capital-backed companies. He has testified before Congress on immigration reform and labor issues; provided counsel to Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board; and been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and on the Today Show. In 2010 he was named "Human Resources Executive of the Year" by HR Executive Magazine. He (briefly) co-held the world record for Greek Syrtaki dance along with 1,671 others. Laszlo earned a bachelor's degree in international relations from Pomona College and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.