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Tagad izstrādātāji Latvijā var piedāvāt maksas lietotnes un spēles pakalpojumā Google Play, sasniedzot potenciālos pircējus vairāk kā 130 valstīs - http://adwords-lv.blogspot.ie/2015/03/tagad-izstradataji-latvija-var-piedavat.html
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Are calls more important to you than website visits? Try out new Google AdWords call-only campaigns
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No šodienas ikviens rīdzinieks un galvaspilsētas viesis var plānot savu maršrutu Google Maps ar Rīgas sabiedrisko transportu
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Vai tev ir 13-18 gadu un tevi aizrauj zinātne? Iesniedz savu projektu Google Science Fair 2015
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Prieks redzēt Gaismas pili kā Latvijas prezidentūras centru
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Anything North Korea can do we can do better. Beat this, Putin!
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Are you fluent in English + Latvian, Estonian and/or Lithuanian, are in early stages in your career and feel passionate about digital? Have a look at these openings for the Google AdWords Baltic Customer Services team in Dublin. Let me know, if you're interested
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Some summer flashbacks from Zamosc, Poland - psychedelic fusion of water and light :)
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Happy birthday, Photoshop! Epic fails that it has enabled have probably made millions of people laugh, thus making world a brighter place :)
Both a graphic designer’s best friend and a marketing tool of immense influence, Photoshop is now 25 years old. In celebration, its maker Adobe has released a video, but it’s the fails we want to see.
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Want to have a quick and easy overview of new Google AdWords features? Check out this page
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Greenland looks amazing on StreetView
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:01 AM. Your virtual viking ship is here to take you on a journey through Greenland with Street View in Google Maps. Thanks to our partners Visit Greenland and Asiaq, you can now explore immersive 360-degree imagery of the world's largest island, ...
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Growing Online Economy Business by Business @ Google
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  • Google
    Advertising Operations Strategist, Emerging & Growing Markets, 2011 - present
    I'm helping businesses to grow by embracing the web by providing strategic advice and helping to solve technical issues by working closely in a consultative role with key clients.
  • Google
    Public Policy, 2013 - 2014
    Working part-time on various projects with Head of the Public Policy for Ireland. Special personal topics of interest include economic and cultural impact of the Internet, open/big data, data protection and security.
  • Maastricht University Campus Brussels
    Communications and Events Assistant, 2010 - 2010
    Represented the Campus at more than 10 offsite events and assisted in 14 onsite events. One of the main achievements was together with the Head of the Campus to launch the first course tailored for EU institution professionals.
  • State Chancellery of the Republic of Latvia
    Intern in Policy Coordination Department / Events Assistant, 2008 - 2008
    In collaboration with officials of various Government departments successfully organized the 4th International Public Management Summer Institute, hosting 58 officials from 11, mostly CEE, countries for a five day program.
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Unleashing the Potential of the Web
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I believe that the Internet can help transform the world for better. By helping businesses and organizations to embrace the web on a daily basis, I see firsthand how Google is creating opportunities for economy, society and culture. This makes me excited to share my learnings and insights with others. Technology has changed my life for better and I want to unleash the full potential of the web to bring a positive transformative change to the world.

It's my personal account, so all views expressed here are my own, not my employer's. Cheers ;)
Education
  • Maastricht University
    MA European Studies, 2009 - 2013
    Track of European Public Policy and Administration. Thesis on formalization of the EU's role in regulating data protection in cloud computing.
  • Riga Stradins University
    BA Political Science, 2006 - 2009
    Focus on European policy process, ideologies and elections.
  • Universität Trier
    Erasmus Exchange, 2008 - 2009
    Focus on international relations and European foreign policy.
  • Agenskalns State Gymnasium
    Maths, Economics and Computer Science, 2000 - 2006
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