Kent Walker biography

Kent Walker

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Who is Kent Walker?

As General Counsel, Kent is responsible for managing

Google's global legal team and advising the company's board and

management on legal issues and corporate governance matters.

Before joining Google, Kent held senior legal positions at a number of

leading technology companies. Most recently he was Deputy General

Counsel of eBay Inc., where he managed corporate legal affairs,

litigation, and legal operations. Previously, he was Executive Vice

President of Liberate Technologies, a leading provider of interactive

services software founded by Oracle and Netscape Communications. He

also served as Associate General Counsel for Netscape and America

Online and Senior Counsel for AirTouch Communications, which was later

acquired by Vodafone.

Earlier in his career, Kent was an Assistant U.S. Attorney with the

United States Department of Justice, where he specialized in the

prosecution of technology crimes and advised the Attorney General on

management and technology issues.

Kent has served on the boards of a number of technology industry trade

associations and is on the steering committee of the annual Computers,

Freedom Privacy conference. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi

Beta Kappa from Harvard College and graduated with distinction from

Stanford Law School.


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  • Vice President, General Counsel, Google

on July 23, 2013

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