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C2C Deep Dive: Google Workspace Lead Speaks with C2C Community About Improvements and Developments from G Suite

December 11, 2020 By | Sabina Bhasin
Our C2C Deep Dive: Google Workspace Efficiencies event featured Google Workspace Lead Diane Chaleff, who spoke with legacy G Suite customers eager to learn about the shift to the Google Workspace and latest developments. The product improvements made in 2020, as Chaleff described, were focused on improving productivity, collaboration, and creativity, as many made the pivot to a fully remote workforce. 
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Javier Soltero Answers Customer Questions on Google Workspace and Collaboration in the Cloud

December 1, 2020 By | Sabina Bhasin
Author’s Note: Javier Soltero, VP, and general manager of Google Workspace and Google Cloud answered direct questions from the C2C community in our latest thought leadership conversation (access full recording here). However, we had such rich participation that time ran short and we couldn’t answer all of the audience questions. Read on to learn what we know now, and mark your calendar for a more in-depth discussion about Google Workspace on Dec. 8—sign up for it here. 
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5 Things You Should Know from Our Conversation with Andi Gutmans: Reducing Complexities in Your Data Ecosystem

November 20, 2020 By | Sabina Bhasin
Hailed as one of the “Founding Fathers” of the internet for co-creating PHP, Andi Gutmans is just getting started. To discuss his new role at Google and the future of data, Gutmans joins C2C for a discussion in our sixth installment of our thought leadership series where we don’t hold back on both the fun and challenging questions. 
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1-on-1 with Google Cloud’s Javier Soltero

November 16, 2020 By | Jo Happ
Google recently announced the rebrand of  G Suite, introducing millions of customers around the world to Google Workspace. The person at the helm of the teams responsible for bringing the refresh to life is none other than Javier Soltero, who joined Google Cloud about a year ago as vice president. It didn’t take long for him to take the reins and bring the products that so many have grown to know and love to new heights. Today, he serves as vice president and general manager of Google Workspace.  
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Google’s Climate Change Ambitions and What It Means for Customers

October 19, 2020 By | Chris Johnson
In mid-September 2020, Google CEO Sundar Pichai made a special announcement: He laid out the company’s numerous past accomplishments and an ambitious to-do list over the next 10 years. 
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5 Takeaways from the Rockstar Conversation with Google’s Urs Hölzle

October 13, 2020 By | Jo Happ
In the third installment of its Rockstar Conversations series, C2C welcomed Urs Hölzle to discuss modernizing infrastructure for the present and for the future—a topic front and center on most people’s minds today.   Hölzle, who is one of Google’s first 10 employees, is a leading expert in this topic. In addition to his extensive knowledge and experience in working with creating and further developing Google’s infrastructure, he is the person in charge of design, installation, operations, networks, and data centers, and making it all available to developers around the world.
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Getting to Know Google Cloud Rockstar Urs Hölzle

September 30, 2020 By | Jo Happ
In 1999, Urs Hölzle joined Google as one of its first 10 employees and the first vice president of engineering. Twenty-one years later, he serves as the senior vice president for technical infrastructure and oversees the design, installation, and operation of the servers, networks, and data centers that power Google’s services.  In sum, he is the person in charge of making all of Google’s wares available to developers around the world via Google Cloud.
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One-on-One with Google Cloud Rockstar Andrew Moore

September 8, 2020 By | Jo Happ
In 2018, Google announced it had hired Andrew Moore as the head of artificial intelligence (AI) at Google Cloud. He was tasked with leading all AI efforts and taking the cloud company to new frontiers in its efforts to democratize AI technology. The Google press release on the announcement of his hire read: “We believe if we can get every developer in the world using AI in great ways, we can spur innovation that will benefit everyone.”  There is no better champion of this cause than Moore, who was cherry-picked from one of the most prestigious schools in this field—Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science. For more than four years, Moore served as Dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, bringing his expertise and passion to teaching young minds eager to do good in the world, using science and technology as their foundation.
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