Bob Hertzberg - Advisory Board
Bob is currently serving as a Senator in the California State Senate. He is also Of Counsel to US law firm Glaser Weil in its Government and Regulatory Law Practice Group. He has been active in business and politics for 34 years and serves on a number of public and private Boards, including VoicePlate, the social media company; the USC Price School of Public Policy; and the Think Long Committee of the Nicolas Berggruen Institute.
Prior to this, Bob was Vice Chairman of international law firm Mayer Brown in its Los Angeles office as well as Vice Chairman of Pacific Capital Group, a private investment firm which focuses on disruptive and innovative companies, particularly in the technology, financial services, telecommunications, and media sectors. He was also unanimously elected Speaker of the California State Assembly for two consecutive terms, and served as Co-Chairman of California Forward, a think tank for political reforms in California. Furthermore, he was named by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the most influential people in Southern California,” and repeatedly named one of the most influential lawyers in California.
Bob is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of The University of Redlands and holds a JD from University of California, Hastings College of the Law.