Shimrit Ben-Yair, Director of Product Management, YouTube Kids

Shimrit Ben-YairShimrit has been at Google for six years, and has worked on Google Docs, Groups. She joined YouTube a year and a half ago to re-imagine YouTube with kids and families in mind, a topic near and dear to her heart as a mom of two herself. In fact, she built the timer feature to reduce negotiations with her opinionated 4 year old son.

Shimrit has a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Math from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. She loves contemporary art, cooking Mediterranean food and traveling.