Spotlight on Board Member:
Julian Chu of Google
NOVA Workforce Board member Julian Chu is Director, Global Customer Services for Google in Mountain View. Among his responsibilities at Google, Mr. Chu oversees a team that provides education, services and account management operations for global advertisers who use Google’s advertising products. Mr. Chu brings to the NOVA Workforce Board a diverse private sector background, extensive networks in the high technology and venture capital communities, and a commitment to youth education through his community service. Mr. Chu’s expertise will be invaluable to the Board in engaging Silicon Valley companies about their workforce needs and closing the skills-gap between employer requirements and the available talent pool. “I have increasingly high respect for NOVA — the clarity of goals, rigor of process, and cadence of execution are apparent. I look forward to the opportunity to contribute to the Board in providing insights, shaping our strategy, and in supporting NOVA to continue to perform at this high level.”
Google's mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful, which is accomplished through its expanding range of products including its popular search engine, the Chrome browser, and Gmail that today serve millions of customers, worldwide. Founded in 1998, Google employs over 50,000 employees globally, 15,000 employees locally.