David Drummond joined Google in 2002, initially as vice president of corporate development. Today as senior vice president and chief legal officer, he leads Google's global teams for legal, government relations, corporate development (M&A and investment projects) and new business development (strategic partnerships and licensing opportunities).
David was first introduced to Google in 1998 as a partner in the corporate transactions group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, one of the nation's leading law firms representing technology businesses. He served as Google's first outside counsel and worked with Larry Page and Sergey Brin to incorporate the company and secure its initial rounds of financing. During his tenure at Wilson Sonsini, David worked with a wide variety of technology companies to help them manage complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings.
David earned his bachelor's degree in history from Santa Clara University and his JD from Stanford Law School.
Board & Advisor Roles (7)Update
|Aug 31, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Google plans to expand its Uber-like carpooling service to all of San Francisco|
|Aug 31, 2016||Channel News Asia - Tech - Google expands nascent ride-sharing service - WSJ|
|Aug 31, 2016||WSJ - ATD - Google Takes on Uber With New Ride-Share Service|
|Aug 30, 2016||Channel News Asia - Tech - Alphabet executive steps down from Uber board amid growing competition|
|Aug 30, 2016||9to5Google - Report: Google plans to take on Uber w/ Waze-powered ride sharing service to launch this fall|
|Aug 30, 2016||TechCrunch - Alphabet’s David Drummond leaves Uber’s board amid mounting competition|
|Aug 30, 2016||Tech2 - Alphabet’s David Drummond steps down from Uber Technologies Inc’s board|
|Aug 30, 2016||IT World - Uber, Alphabet autonomous car rivalry heats up|
Upcoming Event Appearances (1)
October 26, 2016 - October 27, 2016
8:00am - 6:00pm
Innovation Hangar, Palace of the Fine Arts, 3601 Lyon Street, San Francisco, California, United States
Tech Inclusion 2016 is a two days of inclusive tech innovation conference, career fair, and showcase presented by Google for Entrepreneurs.