Alana Karen is an award-winning tech leader, author, and speaker whose work impacts many of our everyday lives. She is a veteran eighteen-year leader at Google; as employee #319, she now ranks as one of the most tenured, with 99.96% of all Google employees coming after her. From Google Search to Ads, Fiber to Google Grants and beyond, Alana has been leading the charge to develop, scale, build and drive team and product development that has seen rippling industry impact. Alana has spoken at conferences and summits on technology, leadership, DEI, talent and innovation. She lives with her three children, husband and two dogs in the San Francisco Bay Area.