A number of brilliant minds have come through Google New York’s doors, and a number of brilliant minds have left.
From Tim Armstrong, now in charge of AOL, to Kevin Scott of AdMob, Google’s Chelsea office has graduated a solid roster of alumni.
Yesteday, we showed you “who’s who” at the offices. Now we’re showing you the most impressive ex-employees from the office.
What he did: Google's head of US sales.
He's been bringing a few Google employees with him, such as Allison Tepley. We hear many AOL resumes are winding their way from Google's Chelsea offices up to AOL.
What they did: Jason Liebman (pictured) was a director at Google, and Daniel Blackman was a strategic partner.
What they do: Liebman is the CEO and Blackman is the COO of Howcast, a 'how-to' network of videos, recently featured on ABC News. They said they expect to be profitable next year selling targeted ads and product placements.
What he did: Joined Google in 2006, serving as director of print ads, director of media platforms and director of the DoubleClick integration. He evenutally established a search and analytics team that mined Google data for advertisers.
What he's doing: He took that interest to New York based Media6Degrees, where he's the CEO. Media6Degrees takes social data from the web to create custom audiences.
What he did: He worked in Google's local markets program, and left this year.
What he does: He's an executive in residence at Polaris Ventures, where he'll be doing a 'mix of sourcing investments, working with portfolio companies, and hacking, too.'
What he did: He was president of display advertising at Google. He joined the company when Google acquired DoubleClick, which he ran.
What he does: For now, he's living the good life, looking for his next job.
And here's a few other names. If there are any big names we missed, email us, [email protected]
- Dominic Preuss: Went to Meetup then FiLife
- David Hirsch: Left to go to a VC
- Dolapo Falola: Left to go to Brizzly