Kannan Pashupathy*

Director and COO, Research

Board Member: International Supervisory Board and North America Board

As Director and COO, Research at Google Inc., Kannan Pashupathy oversees the company's growing network of international R&D centers. He is also a member of Solidaridad's International Supervisory Board and North America Board. Prior to his current position at Google, Pashupathy was the Director of Engineering for Africa, leading cross-functional teams responsible for developing strategic products and initiatives for the continent. Pashupathy has been in the high-tech arena for over 20 years and prior to Google, worked at Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies in a variety of technical and management positions leading organizations in the US, Asia and Europe.