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Meet our leadership team.
Google Cloud Chief
Diane Greene is the leader of Google’s cloud businesses: Google Cloud, Google Technical Infrastructure, and G Suite. She also serves on the boards of Alphabet, Intuit, Khan Academy, and MIT. Diane co-founded and was CEO of VMware from 1998–2008, taking the company public and to a $2 billion run rate. Prior to VMware, Diane was co-founder and CEO of a low-bandwidth streaming video company, VXtreme, that was bought by Microsoft. She held engineering and management positions at SGI, Tandem, and Sybase, ran engineering for Windsurfing International, and worked as a naval architect designing ships and large ocean structure deployment systems.
Senior Vice President
Urs Hölzle oversees the design and operation of the servers, networks, and data centers that power Google’s services, as well as the development of the software infrastructure used by Google’s applications. Lately, he’s spending his time on Google Cloud Platform, making the infrastructure work his team pioneered for Google available to developers around the world. Urs joined Google as its first vice president of engineering after having been an associate professor of computer science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Previously, he contributed to the efficient implementation of virtual machines for programming languages such as Java.
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Vice President, Apps
Prabhakar Raghavan is responsible for engineering and products for G Suite, Google’s cloud-based productivity suite. Prior to Google he worked at IBM, was CTO at Verity, and then Head of Yahoo Labs. His research background includes search, machine learning, and algorithms.
He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Chief Technical Officer
Brian Stevens leads strategy, product definition, and execution of Google Cloud Platform. Brian joined Google from Red Hat, where he was CTO and EVP of worldwide engineering. Brian joined Red Hat in 2001, and led its shift to the enterprise across Linux, virtualization, storage, middleware, and cloud. Brian began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation, where he was a developer on the first commercial release of the X Windows System.
Tariq M. Shaukat
Tariq Shaukat leads go-to-market operations for Google Cloud products, including sales, support, professional services, partnerships, and customer operations for the Google Cloud Platform, G Suite, Google Maps, Android, and Chrome. Before joining Google, Tariq was the chief commercial officer of Caesars Entertainment, overseeing sales, marketing, information technology, analytics, e-commerce, distribution, and product. Tariq joined Caesars as chief marketing officer in 2012 from McKinsey & Company, where he was a partner working globally with clients in financial services, travel, and media/entertainment. Before joining McKinsey, Tariq held a variety of roles in the technology industry.
Vice President, Marketing
Alison Wagonfeld leads marketing for Google Cloud, covering the Google Cloud Platform, G Suite, Google Maps, and Google for Education businesses. Previously, she was an operating partner at Emergence Capital, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm focused on enterprise cloud companies. Prior to that, Alison was Executive Director of the Harvard Business School California Research Center, where she worked with faculty to build the entrepreneurship curriculum and develop the Harvard Innovation Lab. Before her role at HBS, Alison led marketing and business development at Greenlight, a venture-backed startup. She also worked at Intuit, where she co-founded the Quicken Loans business. Earlier in her career, Alison worked as a product manager at Microsoft and as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley.
Head of Global Technology Partners
Dr. Nan Boden leads the organization responsible for partnering with companies that build their businesses on Google Cloud Platform, G Suite, Google Maps, and Google for Education products. Nan joined Google in 2013 in the division that designs, develops, and deploys Google’s data centers, where she handled various strategy matters as well as mergers and acquisitions. Nan was formerly CEO of Myricom, a pioneer in high-performance computer networking and a successful Caltech spinoff. Nan started her career as a software engineer and later moved into business roles such as EVP, CFO, member of Myricom’s Board of Directors, and CEO.
Chief Scientist, Cloud AI & ML
Dr. Fei-Fei Li is the Chief Scientist of Google Cloud, AI/ML. She continues to hold her professorship at Stanford University as an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department. Dr. Fei-Fei Li is the Director of the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab and the Stanford Vision Lab. Prior to joining Stanford, she was on faculty at Princeton University and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her main research areas are in machine learning, deep learning, computer vision and cognitive and computational neuroscience. She has published more than 150 scientific articles in top-tier journals and conferences and her work has been featured in a variety of popular press magazines and news outlets. She joined Stanford in 2009 as an assistant professor, and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2012.