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Reuven CarlyleDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 36
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Reuven Michael Carlyle (born August 10, 1965) is an entrepreneur and American politician serving as a Democratic member of the Washington State Senate representing the Washington's 36th legislative district since 2009. The district spans the Seattle neighborhoods of South Lake Union, Belltown, Queen Anne, Magnolia, Greenwood, Ballard, Crown Hill, Blue Ridge. It is home of the Space Needle in the Seattle Center, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and PATH as well as global companies including Amazon, Expedia and more. Professionally, Carlyle is a technology entrepreneur and sustainability and climate consultant. He has served in business development, public policy, sales, marketing, corporate development, board of director and/or strategic consulting roles with a number of early- and mid-stage technology companies including McCaw Cellular Communications (Acquired by AT&T Wireless Services), Xypoint Corp. (Acquired by TCS, Inc.), Twisted Pair Solutions (Acquired by Motorola) and others. He continues to provide sustainability, business development and strategic consulting services to leading companies and organizations.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
MPA Public Administration
1991 - 1993
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA Communications
1983 - 1987
Past Positions1 - 21 of 21
Senator
Wahington State Senate
2016 - Current
Representative
Washington State House of Representatives
2008 - 2016
Former Assistant Majority Whip
Washington State House of Representatives
Co-Founder
City Year, Seattle Chapter
Current
Strategic Advisor
Coopersmith Law and Strategy
2016 - Current
Member
Board of Directors, Synapse Product Development
2012 - 2016
Member
Board of Advisors, Seabourne Consulting
2014 - Current
Vice President of Strategic Development
iJet Onboard
2010 - 2013
Member
Board of Directors, AirSage, Incorporation
2003 - 2008
Principal
Washington2, Incorporated
2001 - Current
Vice President of Strategic Development
Xypoint Corporation
1996 - 2001
External Affairs
AT&T Wireless Services
1993 - 1996
External Affairs
McCaw Cellular Communications, Incorporated
1993 - 1996
Former Entrepreneur
Clean Energy Industry
Former Entrepreneur
Software Industry
Former Entrepreneur
Wireless Industry
Former Member
Board of Directors, V2Green Incorporated
Former Page
Senator Scoop Jackson, United States Senate
Former Page
Senator Warren G. Magnuson, United States Senate
Former Page
House Speaker Tip O’Neill, United States House of Representatives
Principal
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Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Chair
Twisted Pair Solutions Board of Directors
2003 - 2006
Member
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
2004 - Current
Former Board Member
City of Seattle Task Force on Telecommunications Innovation
Former Board Member
Hillel at the University of Washington
Former Board Member
American Jewish Committee
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Former Member
Technology, Energy and Communications Committee, Washington State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Committee on Economic Development & International Relations, Washington State Senate
Former Member
Trade and Economic Development Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Member
Human Services, Mental Health and Housing Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Ranking Minority Member
Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee, Washington State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Higher Education Committee, Washington State House of Representatives