Prospects across the globe flip to Google Cloud as their trusted companion to digitally rework, allow progress, and clear up their most important enterprise issues. To assist inform Google Cloud on the way it can regularly enhance the worth and expertise it delivers for its prospects in Europe, the corporate has arrange a European advisory board comprising achieved leaders from throughout industries.
Fairly than representing Google Cloud, the European Advisory Board serves as an necessary suggestions channel and significant voice to the corporate in Europe, serving to guarantee its services meet European necessities. The group additionally helps Google Cloud speed up the understanding of key challenges enterprises throughout industries and the general public sector face and helps additional drive the corporate’s experience and differentiation within the area.
Members of the European Advisory Board provide confirmed experience and distinct understanding of key market dynamics in Europe. Google Cloud’s European Advisory Board Members are:
Michael Diekmann is at present Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE, having served as Chairman of the Board of Administration and CEO from 2003 to 2015. He’s additionally Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA, and a member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG. Mr. Diekmann presently holds seats at numerous worldwide Advisory Boards and is an Honorary Chairman of the Worldwide Enterprise Leaders Advisory Council for the Mayor of Shanghai (IBLAC).
Brent Hoberman is Co-Founder and Govt Chairman of Founders Manufacturing unit (world enterprise studios, seed programmes and accelerator programmes), Founders Discussion board (world neighborhood of founders, corporates and tech leaders), and firstminute capital ($300m seed fund with world remit, backed by over 100+ unicorn founders). Beforehand, he co-founded Made.com in 2010, which went public in 2021 with a valuation of $1.1bn, and lastminute.com in 1998 the place he was CEO from its inception and bought it in 2005 to Sabre for $1.1bn. Mr. Hoberman has backed 9 unicorns at Seed stage, and expertise companies he has co-founded have raised over $1bn and embody Karakuri.
Anne-Marie Idrac is former Minister of French State for International Commerce, Minister of State for Transport, and member of the Assemblée Nationale. Ms. Idrac’s different roles embody chair and CEO of RATP and of French Railways SNCF, in addition to chair of Toulouse–Blagnac Airport.
She is at present a director of Saint Gobain, Complete, and Air France KLM. Ms. Idrac additionally chairs the advisory board of the general public affairs college of Sciences Po in Paris, in addition to France’s Logistics Affiliation. She can also be a particular senior consultant to the French autonomous automobiles technique group and is a senior advisor to SIA PARTNERS.
Julia Jaekel served for nearly ten years as CEO of Gruner + Jahr, a number one media and publishing firm and held numerous management positions in Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA, together with on the Bertelsmann’s Group Administration Committee. She is at present on the Board of Adevinta ASA and Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.
Jim Snabe (Lead Advisor)
Jim Snabe at present serves as Chairman at Siemens and board member at C3.ai. He’s additionally a member of the World Financial Discussion board Board of Trustees and Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Enterprise College. Mr. Snabe was beforehand co-CEO of SAP and Chairman of A. P. Moller Maersk.
Delphine Geny Stephann
Delphine Gény-Stephann is the previous Secretary of State to the Minister of the Financial system and Finance in France. She held numerous management positions in Saint-Gobain, together with on the group’s Basic Administration Committee. She is at present on the Board of Eagle Genomics, EDF and Thales.
Jos White is a founding companion at Notion Capital, a enterprise capital agency targeted on SaaS and Cloud. Jos is a pioneer in Europe’s Web and SaaS trade having co-founded Star, one of many UK’s first Web suppliers and MessageLabs, one of many world’s first SaaS corporations, and thru Notion who’ve made greater than 70 investments in European SaaS corporations together with Arqit, CurrencyCloud, Dixa, GoCardless, Mews, Paddle, Unbabel and Yulife.