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Ruth Porat    

CFO of Google & Senior VP of Alphabet Inc.

Ruth Porat is the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Alphabet Inc. Porat has been the Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at Google Inc. since May 26, 2015.

She is the Lead Banker on numerous milestone technology financing rounds, including for Amazon, eBay, Netscape, Priceline and Verisign as well as for The Blackstone Group, GE and the NYSE. She served as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Morgan Stanley from January 2010 to April 30, 2015. She served as the Global Head of the Financial Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley from September 2006 to December 2009 and also served as its Vice Chairman of Investment Banking from September 2003 to December 2009 and Chairman of the Financial Sponsors Group from July 2004 to September 2006.

Throughout the recent financial crisis, she is responsible for the Financial Sponsors Group 's coverage of financial institutions and governments globally and she led the team advising the U.S. Treasury with respect to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Porat began her career with Morgan Stanley in 1987 in the Mergers and Acquisition Department. Since then she has played numerous roles, including establishing the corporate finance effort covering Financial Sponsors, leading the Equity Capital Markets technology business and serving as Co-Head of the Global Technology Group. She spent a year based in London, where she focused on technology and media clients and its private equity investing. She has been Vice Chairman and Trustee of Economic Club of New York since June 30, 2014. She serves as Member of Board of Trustees at Stanford University.

She is a Member of the U.S. Treasury's Borrowing Advisory Committee, a Board Director at The Council on Foreign Relations and a Member of the Advisory Council of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution. Porat received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an M.Sc., Economics from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from the Stanford University.

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Google CFO Expects to Double New York Staff Over the Next 10 Years
Alphabet's Google plans to double its workforce in New York City to more than 14000 employees over the next 10 years, CFO Ruth Porat said.
Google CFO Ruth Porat: Employee Activism Is a Positive
Alphabet and Google CFO Ruth Porat says she was outside with employees who staged a walkout recently to protest the company's workplace culture.
Google's Ruth Porat: We can make a car drive itself. Why can't we ...
Google CFO Ruth Porat spoke at a conference Monday about the tech industry's efforts to deal with sexual harassment: "Why can't we solve this? We should do ...
Google CFO Ruth Porat walked out with employees over sexual ...
Google's Ruth Porat sought to portray a company that lets its employees speak freely.

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