Business insights from the President of Google: The Lens meets Matt Brittin
"The engine of the economy is small businesses" - Matt Brittin
In season 2 episode 3 of The Lens, our host Oli Barrett sits down with Google Business and Operations EMEA President Matt Brittin during his visit to Davos. The pair discuss how education has changed, the wonders of machine learning and why small businesses are so vital to a healthy economy.
Matthew John Brittin is a British businessman, President of EMEA Business & Operations for Google. Since 2007, he is lead spokesperson for Google on its announcements in Europe about digital skills, as well as on issues such as controversial content and corporation tax. Brittin joined Google in January 2007, becoming managing director of Google UK in 2009, taking over from Dennis Woodside. In September 2011 he became Google's vice-president for Northern and Central Europe. In December 2014, Google reorganized its structure in Europe and consolidated its European divisions under Brittin's management as president of EMEA Business and Operations. Brittin sits on the boards of The Climate Group (since 2009), Media Trust (since 2010) and is a non-executive director at Sainsbury's.
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