Business Strategy

Work on global, cross-functional projects at the heart of what we do.

Business Strategy

Our Business Operations and Corporate Development teams work on global, cross-functional projects that are at the heart of what we do at Google. These teams deliver insights to our leaders that drive decision-making, execution and investments for some of Google’s most critical initiatives. This requires an analytical savvy, a problem-solving sophistication and a drive to make the highest possible impact. You thrive in a fast-paced environment that calls for you to be resourceful and think on your feet. You can look at a situation, deconstruct and have the foresight to anticipate what could be.

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  • Global Business Strategy

    The Global Business Strategy (GBS) team provides thought leadership, and strategic and operational support to drive revenue growth for Google’s Global Business Organization (GBO). Directly supporting the Chief Business Officer, GBS works with Google executives and key senior leaders to develop a long-term vision for our business and successfully deliver projects critical to Google’s short and long-term growth. Past and ongoing projects include go-to-market and monetization strategies for specific products and customer segments, the monitoring of competitive and industry trends and their impact on Google, and the definition and execution of long-term strategic priorities.

    Corporate Development

    The Corporate Development team guarantees Google's worldwide growth by identifying the appropriate acquisitions and investments--and then working to make them happen. Consisting of experienced merger-and-acquisition leaders and integration experts, we’re dedicated to identifying the business opportunities of tomorrow. We find and evaluate acquisition opportunities across existing and future markets, drive management team decisions, lead deal negotiations and help manage post-acquisition integration and performance evaluation.

    Business Operations

    The Business Operations team at Google plays a critical role in defining and driving strategic, operational and organizational improvements across the company. Founded in 2003, BizOps is a high-profile, high-impact team working with Google's businesses across the globe. BizOps works on a range of critical projects and issues--from growth strategies for exciting products like YouTube, Chrome and Mobile; to engineering prioritization and global sales force alignment; to partner development and strategy work in emerging markets such as Africa and India. As a member of the BizOps team, you are at the forefront in helping Google clarify fast-moving strategic priorities, tackle operational challenges and enable innovation.

    Google Ideas

    Google Ideas is a technology-oriented think/do tank. We seed innovative initiatives to tackle the toughest human challenges, and reframe global political and social issues to account for the changing role of technology. Our methods include original research, technology projects and convening unorthodox stakeholders to catalyze lasting change.

    Energy and Sustainability

    The Energy and Sustainability Team strives to make Google a global leader in sustainability and clean energy. The team ensures that Google's operations are as sustainable as possible through innovative technologies and business practices. In addition, the team seeks ways to have a broader impact beyond our operations by catalyzing change externally.

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