Aaron Kleiner
Aaron Kleiner
Head of Public Policy – US, EU
Aaron Kleiner is Head of Public Policy for US and EU at Atlassian. Aaron leads Atlassian’s engagements with US and European policymakers on technology policy issues and advances Atlassian’s perspectives through industry associations and partnerships. Aaron also advises teams across Atlassian on the business impacts of public policy initiatives.

Aaron is an experienced technology policy leader. Prior to Atlassian, Aaron served in public policy and operational leadership roles at Microsoft. He was Chief of Staff to former FTC Commissioner Julie Brill in her position as Microsoft’s Chief Privacy Officer and Corporate Vice President for Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs. Aaron also developed and led Microsoft’s cybersecurity policy strategy for highly regulated industries. In addition to Microsoft, Aaron served as Head of Global Government Affairs for Unity, the world’s leading platform for video game development and operation.

Aaron started his career in public service. Aaron is a former Presidential Management Fellow and served in policy and legal roles at the US Department of Commerce in Washington, DC. He is a graduate of the University of Washington, where he received both his law and undergraduate degrees, and completed executive education at the Harvard Kennedy School. Aaron lives in Seattle, Washington with his family.

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