Priscilla Baek is currently Policy Lead for Asia at Uber, a smartphone app that gives people the option to get a ride at the touch of a button. In her role, she leads government affairs initiatives and partnerships in key countries in the Asia Pacific, with a focus on South Korea and India.
Priscilla started her career in policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, where she managed a national campaign in collaboration with the Korean Embassy in Washington, DC to successfully advocate for the passage of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement in Congress. She was then appointed as a key adviser to leadership at the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Financial Leadership. She has also served as senior manager of public affairs at Mitsui & Co. USA, the US subsidiary of a Japanese trading and investment company, where she specialized in political risk mitigation, policy analysis, and relationship management.
Priscilla holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Spanish Studies from Duke University. She holds a Master of Arts in Korean Studies at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, where she was the recipient of one of 3 National Security Educational Program Fellowship Scholarships.