Hal Varian

Chief Economist at Google, Inc.

Hal Varian

Hal Varian

Chief Economist at Google, Inc.

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Number of Boards

6

Birthday

03/18/1947 - Wooster, OH, United States

Age

74

Number of Awards

5

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Fund Advisor at Vance Street Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Schmidt Ocean Institute

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Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Chief Evangelist at Canva, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Financial Engines, Inc.

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Employee at Google, Inc.

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Former Business Development at Twitter, Inc.

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Trustee at Social Science Research Network

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Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law & Business, Emeritus at Stanford University - Stanford Law School

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Trustee at Social Science Research Network

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Hal Varian
Chief Economist at Google, Inc.
Education
SB
Class of 1969

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

M.A. in Mathematics

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Fellow
Current

The Econometric Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics. It operates as a completely disinterested, scientific organization without political, social, financial, or nationalistic bias. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Chief Economist
2002 - Current

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Founded 1998 Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Incorporation September 4, 1998 Initial public offering (NASDAQ) August 19, 2004 Headquarters 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043

Advisor
Current

SlideShare, Inc. operates an Internet community for sharing presentations. It offers LeadShare, a self service tool for capturing leads with various documents and presentations; and AdShare, a self services products that businesses can promote their content contextually, and speak to targeted customer in direct and authentic voice. The company was founded by Rashmi Sinha and Amit Ranjan in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
Current

SlideShare, Inc. operates an Internet community for sharing presentations. It offers LeadShare, a self service tool for capturing leads with various documents and presentations; and AdShare, a self services products that businesses can promote their content contextually, and speak to targeted customer in direct and authentic voice. The company was founded by Rashmi Sinha and Amit Ranjan in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Political Donations
$5,000
2013
$250
2012

Representative from California's 9th Congressional District

$1,000
2012

Former President of United States

Investments
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Pelucid Ltd. provides business-to-business (B2B) trade solutions. The firm offers the Growth Intelligence platform. The company was founded by Thomas Piers Gatten and Prashant Bhavesh Mitesh Majmudar in 2013 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Kaggle, Inc. provides a platform for data prediction competitions. It offers a product that helps companies, governments, and organizations to turn data sets into information. The company was founded by Anthony Goldbloom, Jeremy Howard, Nicholas Gruen, and Ben Hamner in April 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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SlideShare, Inc. operates an Internet community for sharing presentations. It offers LeadShare, a self service tool for capturing leads with various documents and presentations; and AdShare, a self services products that businesses can promote their content contextually, and speak to targeted customer in direct and authentic voice. The company was founded by Rashmi Sinha and Amit Ranjan in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Advisors
Advisor

Premise Data Corp. develops applications for real time macro economic data. It builds machinery to global economic transparency and measure with the collective enterprise of the human race. The firm web-scale machine learning infrastructure captures, normalizes and translates massive quantities of unstructured and semi-structured data. The company was founded by David Lawrence Soloff and Joseph Reisinger in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Awards & Honors
2006
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
2002
University of Oulu
Rank #9
2002
Accenture - Top 50 Business Intellectuals
Events
Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2010 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference was full of insight, inspiration and entertainment, with a diverse slate of speakers from Wesley Clark, T. Boone Pickens, Maria Shriver, Nouriel Roubini and Eli Broad, to Tim Pawlenty, Meredith Whitney, Biz Stone, Richard Beckman and Les Moonves. This year's discussions have started the process of moving policy toward realistic solutions.

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