Kent Walker is Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Google. 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. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College and graduated with distinction from Stanford Law School.
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|Sep 1, 2015||CNet - Google faces new group in Europe designed to hit it with lawsuits - CNET|
|Aug 27, 2015||TechWorld (AU) - Google calls European Union antitrust charges 'unfounded'|
|Aug 27, 2015||Re/code - Google to EU: Antitrust Charges 'Wrong as Matter of Fact, Law and Economics'|
|Aug 27, 2015||ZD Net - Google rebuts 'unfounded' EU antitrust claims|
|Aug 27, 2015||Search Engine Land - Google Comes Out Swinging, Denies All Antitrust Charges In Shopping Search|
|Aug 27, 2015||Ars Technica - Google rejects antitrust charges, digs in for a long fight|
|Aug 27, 2015||CNet - Google to European Union: Antitrust allegations are 'incorrect' - CNET|
|Aug 27, 2015||Financial Times - Google rejects European Commission’s ‘incorrect’ antitrust charges - FT.com|