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Nan Boden

COO, X

Nan Boden

COO, X

Dr. Nan Boden is the Chief Operating Officer of The Everyday Robot Project at X (formerly Google X). Previosuly, she lead the group within Google that is responsible for technology partnering with companies that build their businesses on Google Cloud Platform, Google Apps, Google Maps, and Google for Education products

Nan joined Google in 2013 via acquisition in the division that designs, develops, and deploys Google’s data centers, where she handled various strategy matters as well as mergers and acquisitions. Nan was formerly CEO of Myricom, a pioneer in high-performance computer networking and a successful Caltech spinoff. Nan started her career as a software engineer, and later moved into business roles such as EVP, CFO, member of Myricom’s Board of Directors, and CEO.

Nan earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from Caltech and a B.S. in applied mathematics from the University of Alabama. She also has an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson.