Laura DeBonis works as a consultant to education companies and non-profits. In addition to the Digital Public Library of America (DP.LA), she also serves on the Public Interest Declassification Board at the National Archives. Laura previously worked at Google in a variety of positions, including Director of Library Partnerships for Book Search. Laura started her career in documentary film and multimedia, and in strategy consulting for internet businesses. She is a graduate of Harvard College and has a MBA from Harvard Business School. She and her family live in Washington, DC.