Shailesh Rao has been a Director of JLL since September 2013. Until September 2016 he was the Vice President for Asia Pacific, Latin America and Emerging Markets at Twitter, the global on-line social networking service. Before joining Twitter in April 2012, Mr. Rao served for seven years in a number of roles, including Managing Director for India, at Google, the global technology company focused on search, operating systems and platforms. Mr. Rao earned the prestigious Google Founder’s Award for his role in the development of Google Maps and Google Earth. He also played a leadership role in the growth of Google’s YouTube business globally as Vice President for the YouTube and Display businesses across Asia Pacific. Mr. Rao has dual undergraduate degrees in Economics and History from the University of Pennsylvania with Honors and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management.