Benjamin Fried is the CIO at Google. Prior to Google, Fried was a managing director at Morgan Stanley's Application Infrastructure group.
In his most recent work at Morgan Stanley, Fried ran a wide swath of essential technology operations that are part of the Application Infrastructure group. His purview included e-mail, grid computing, real-time market data, source code management for software projects, the Web site, instant messaging, and desktop software.
Before joining Morgan Stanley, he did some work for Heuristicrats Research, helping to design Decision-Theoretic Scheduler technology to schedule jobs in a system that's reaching its job capacity.