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11.15.2011

Who is David Drummond ?

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond joined Google in 2002, initially as vice president of corporate development. Today as senior vice president andChief 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 Drummond 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 Drummond worked with a wide variety of technology companies to help them manage complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings.

David Drummond earned his bachelor's degree in history from Santa Clara University and his JD from Stanford Law School.