Damika Webb Barr
Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, Verily Life Sciences (An Alphabet Company)
Damika W. Barr leads Public Policy and Government Relations at Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet Company at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. In this role, she is responsible for advising internal teams on public policy implications and cultivating relationships with government officials to advance the mission of Verily.
Prior to joining Verily in 2018, Damika served as regulatory compliance counsel for Lyft’s non-emergency medical transportation line of business. She has additional experience leading public policy teams at AmeriHealth Caritas, a Medicaid managed care company and Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research.
Damika has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from George Mason University, a graduate certificate in Public Health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Juris Doctor, cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. She is licensed in Pennsylvania.