Diane Solinger

Dir of Communications & Culture-sumUX

Before joining Google, Diane had over 20 years of non-profit leadership experience including serving as the Executive Director of the Entrepreneur's Foundation and the American Heart Association, Silicon Valley. Joining Google in 2012 as the Director of Googler Engagement within Google.org, Diane oversaw Google's $50 million philanthropic initiative to allow all Googlers to give back through volunteerism and charitable giving. In 2017 she accepted her current role within Google as Director of Communications and Culture, nurturing of a culture of inclusivity creativity and professional growth within Google's largest user experience (UX) teams, including Google Search, Assistant, Google Doodle and Maps.

Diane received her bachelor's degree in English from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is also a graduate of Stanford University's Graduate School of Business Executive Program for Non Profit Leaders and is a senior fellow of the American Leadership Forum, Silicon Valley.

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