Google Cloud hires Intel’s former head of Data Centres as its new COO

By Jonathan Dyble
In an announcement on its blog, Google has announced that Diane Bryant has joined the US technology company, having been appointed as the new Chief Oper...

In an announcement on its blog, Google has announced that Diane Bryant has joined the US technology company, having been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Google Cloud.

“Google Cloud is the most technologically advanced, most highly available, and most open cloud in the world,” said Diane Greene, CEO, Google Cloud. “We are growing at an extraordinary rate as we enable businesses to become smarter with data, increase their agility, collaborate and secure their information. Diane’s strategic acumen, technical knowledge and client focus will prove invaluable as we accelerate the scale and reach of Google Cloud.”

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Bryant joins Google with significant suitable experience: In addition to serving on the Board of United Technologies (UTC), most recently she acted as the head of Intel’s Data Centre Group for five years where she helped to generate $17bn in revenue in 2016.

Previous to this, Bryant stood as Intel’s Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer where she was responsible for the company’s information technology solutions and services.

“I am personally looking forward to working closely with Diane Bryant as we enter what promises to be a great 2018 for Google Cloud,” Greene concluded.

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