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Glick Jacob, Vice President of Public Policy at TELUS

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Jacob Glick

Vice President of Public Policy at TELUS

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Master of Public Policy Program

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Jacob Glick is the vice president, public policy at TELUS, a senior executive fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and a global leader on complex issues at the intersection of technology, public policy, and law. He brings more than 15 years of executive experience in technology and telecommunications law and policy.

Before joining TELUS, Jacob was general counsel of North Inc., a world-leading smart glasses start-up, funded by Intel Capital, Amazon and others, and acquired by Google. He also served as chief corporate affairs officer at Rogers Communications Inc. 

Jacob was the head of Google’s central public policy and government relations team, based at Google’s headquarters in California. Prior to that, he founded and led Google Canada’s public policy and government relations team. He also served as general counsel, director of policy at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority and was a litigator with McCarthy Tétrault LLP.  

Jacob was a distinguished visiting executive fellow at the Centre for Law, Technology and Society in the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Called to the Bar in 2003, he holds a Bachelor of Arts with high distinction and a Bachelor of Laws, both from the University of Toronto.