Ted Danowitz III is a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department. Currently in his 10th year with the Department, he is assigned to the U.S. Consulate General in Auckland, New Zealand, and coordinates U.S. government activities in the Pacific, for which he has won a State Department Superior Honor Award.
Danowitz also focuses on U.S.-New Zealand cooperation in outer space and Antarctica. Additionally, he has filled in as Consul General in Auckland and Chargé d’Affaires in Samoa.
Since joining the State Department in 2011, Danowitz has served in Guangzhou, China; Oslo, Norway; and the U.S. Embassy to Libya resident in Tunis, Tunisia. He has previously studied Chinese, Norwegian, and Spanish.
A native of Marietta, Danowitz graduated from Georgia Tech in 2010 with a degree in international affairs and modern languages. At Georgia Tech, he was active in multiple campus organizations, including the Ivan Allen College Student Advisory Board, GT Tour Guides, Connect with Tech, and GT Model UN.