Rachael considers herself a relative expert in counseling technology clients in the emerging field of “computers strapped to people’s heads.” Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, she studied mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan and attended law school at University of Houston while working as a patent agent for Shell Oil Company. At Microsoft, she worked as licensing attorney in the OEM business and a product attorney supporting a variety of hardware projects including the Microsoft HoloLens, Microsoft Health, and the Microsoft Band. Currently Rachael is a product and commercial counsel at Google for the Daydream team. During her free time, Rachael dabbles in video editing, practices yoga, and volunteers as a member of the legal committee for the Organization for Transformative Works. Her claim to fame: winning an international scavenger hunt known as GISHWHES with her awesome team known as the Vatican Cameos.
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