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Kent Walker

Kent Walker

Senior Vice President, Global Affairs, Google

Kent Walker has worked at the nexus of cutting-edge technology, policy, and legal issues for over twenty years. He currently oversees Google’s legal, policy, and compliance affairs, product policies, philanthropic efforts, and work with governments around the world.

Before joining Google, Mr Walker held executive positions at leading technology companies, including eBay, Netscape, AOL, and Airtouch Communications. He served as an Assistant US Attorney with the US Department of Justice and advised the Attorney General on technology policy issues. At the start of his career, he worked as a litigator specializing in government and public law issues.

Mr Walker has served on the boards of a variety of industry associations and currently serves on the Harvard Board of Overseers and the Mercy Corps Social Ventures Fund. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr Walker graduated with honors from Harvard College and Stanford Law School.

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