photo of Lisa Gevelber

Lisa Gevelber

CMO, Americas Region

Lisa founded and leads Grow with Google, which is Google’s $1 billion commitment to economic opportunity. Since 2017, Grow with Google has helped over 9 million Americans and more than 90 million globally grow their skills, careers, and businesses. One of her most significant contributions is the creation of Google Career Certificates, which provide people access to in-demand, high paying jobs regardless of educational background or work experience. These certificates have provided significant upward mobility to 300k job seekers globally and counting. In 2022, Lisa was named in the inaugural Forbes Future Of Work 50, honoring leaders whose impact, reach and creativity has the potential to affect millions of workers.

Lisa also leads Google for Startups, which levels the playing field for underrepresented founders and helps startups thrive across every corner of the world. She has also been the Chief Marketing Officer for the Americas Region at Google for the past 12 years. Lisa Gevelber has over 30 years experience in General Management, Marketing, and Product Management including over 20 years in Silicon Valley. Her career spans from early stage startups to Fortune 50 companies, including Intuit and Procter and Gamble.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Events featuring Lisa Gevelber
Events featuring Lisa Gevelber