Paul Rockower is the Executive Director of Levantine Public Diplomacy, an independent public diplomacy organization. He has managed the U.S. Department of State's American Music Abroad and Next Level programs in dozens of countries. He has partnered with U.S. diplomatic posts to run cultural diplomacy programs in numerous other countries--ranging from Algeria to Iraq to Venezuela to Zimbabwe. Rockower has worked with various Foreign Ministries including India and Israel. He holds a Master’s of Public Diplomacy from the University of Southern California. He has traveled to over 80 countries.