Ambassador Karen Kornbluh is the Executive Vice President of External Affairs for Nielsen, responsible for global public policy, privacy strategy, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining Nielsen, Amb. Kornbluh was the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) from 2009 to 2012. Previously, she was Policy Director for then-Senator Barack Obama. She has served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the US Treasury Department and Director of the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Federal Communications Commission. Additionally, she founded the New America Foundation’s Work and Family Program and is a senior fellow for Digital Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations. She has an A.B. in economics from Bryn Mawr College and a Master’s of Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She has served on the Broadcasting Board of Governors since December 2014.