Kristen joined Google in 2007 and currently leads the Business Operations and Strategy team. Her team tackles high-impact projects across Google such as user growth, product excellence, and monetization strategies for Google’s products, including a focus on emerging markets. Her team also works on Alphabet-wide initiatives such as operationalizing the Alphabet governance model.
Prior to joining Google, Kristen was general manager and then senior vice president of corporate strategy at Marketron International, helping to turn around the software company and improve earnings performance. She was also a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in San Francisco, focused on improving operations at a wide range of companies.
Kristen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering & operations research from Cornell University.
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