Don Harrison

Vice President, Google Corporate Development

Bio

Don Harrison is Vice President of Corporate Development at Google and also manages the Google for Entrepreneurs program and Google’s Area 120 incubator.  As head of Corporate Development, Don manages Google’s global mergers and acquisitions and investments team and has worked on Google’s largest transactions including Nest, Deepmind, DoubleClick, Admob, and Motorola.  He was formerly Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Google, and worked on a variety of projects in that role, from large international acquisitions to investments, establishing venture funds, and a number of innovative equity-based compensation programs.  Prior to joining Google, Don was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where, in 2003, he was first introduced to Google and helped take them public.  He started his career at the Toronto law firm of Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg, after earning a degree in political science and philosophy at Dalhousie University and a law degree from the University of Toronto.