Alisa Sommer

Global Head of EdTech Business Development and Partnerships, Google


Alisa is the Global Head of EdTech Partnerships at Google, where she focuses on driving strategic partnerships with EdTech companies to create solutions that improve education for students, teachers, administrators and guardians. Prior to Google, Alisa graduated from the JD/MBA program at UCLA and spent 4 years at Monitor Deloitte, leading go-to-market and digital transformation strategy projects across sectors. She is passionate about building community and equity and serves on the Steering Committee for Pride at Google, the Board of Directors for LA’s Best (an education non-profit), and has served on the LA LGBT Center's Young Professionals Council, LAUSD IT Advisory Council, and co-founded a nonprofit focused on engaging young professionals in the fight for marriage equality after the passage of Proposition 8. She is from New Jersey and therefore loves nearly anything with red sauce (especially pizza), but is a true Los Angeles convert with a love of hiking, paddleboarding, and California wine.