Kent Walker is the Senior Vice President for Global Affairs at Google, where he oversees the teams responsible for legal matters, government affairs, content policy, and philanthropy. For nearly 30 years, he has focused on the intersection of technology, law, and policy. Since joining Google in 2006, he has led the company’s advocacy on competition, content, copyright, and privacy. He has worked with government leaders and regulators around the world and served as the first chair of the Global Internet Forum to Combat Terrorism. After overseeing the creation of Google’s AI Principles in 2018, he became chair of the company’s Advanced Technology Review Council. Previously, Walker held executive positions at Netscape, AOL, and eBay, as they navigated the rise of the web, online communities, and ecommerce.
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