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Stanford University, MS
Management Science & Engineering
Harvard Business School, MBA
Princeton University, BE 2000
Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University, MS
Mechanical Engineering

Former Companies

Product Manager, International
Business Product Manager, Localization

Former Financial Organizations

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Luis Garcia

Entrepreneurial leader with experience in international growth, product management, venture capital, and operations for consumer-facing technology companies.

Currently part of the startup team at Nextdoor, a venture funded social network for neighborhoods. At Nextdoor, Luis holds a broad role across business operations that includes partnership marketing and development, and international expansion.

Google career from 2005 to 2013: one of the first members of the investment group at Google Ventures, Google’s $300M/year venture capital arm. Also a product manager at YouTube, where he helped lead the company’s first internationalization and localization. Luis’ first role at Google was to help expand the organization’s footprint outside the U.S., and refine its worldwide localization business operations.

Luis holds multiple graduate degrees in engineering from Stanford, and an MBA from Harvard. He earned his undergraduate degree magna cum laude in mechanical engineering from Princeton.

Recent Milestones

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    Luis Garcia added a position as Partner at Google Ventures. (7/1/10)
    Posted 10/13/10 at 7:45am
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    Luis Garcia added a position as Product Manager, International at YouTube. (4/1/07)
    Posted 10/13/10 at 7:45am
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    Luis Garcia added a position as Business Product Manager, Localization at Google. (8/1/05)
    Posted 5/28/13 at 1:54pm



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