Lori Otto Punke leads LOP Strategies, a public affairs consulting firm. She also serves as President of the Washington Council on International Trade. Lori previously held a variety of public affairs positions at Starbucks and Microsoft and served as a senior technology policy advisor to U.S. Senate leadership. She is chair of the Seattle chapter of GenNext and was previously a member of the NASDAQ Public Policy Advisory Committee. Lori earned her B.A. from George Washington University and studied international relations and political science in London and Madrid. She is an avid runner and has completed ten marathons and two Ironman triathlons.