Michelle Peacock is Global Head of Public Policy for Waymo. Michelle’s career has centered on building and growing government relations programs for large, small, established and startup companies in financial services, high tech and transportation. Prior to Waymo, Michelle established and ran Government Relations for Turo, the world’s largest peer-to-peer car sharing company from 2015-2020. Those efforts included legislative initiatives in 43 states and she is proud of the tremendous track record of success during her 5 years with the company. Before Turo, Michelle joined a very small team of GR professionals at eBay in 2003 and set up the company’s first state government relations program before moving to PayPal in 2008, where she led the PayPal Global Government Relations team for over three years.