Courtney Power was appointed to the Board of Directors in December 2015. She spent more than a decade as in-house counsel for Google, most recently as Legal Director in the Products and Agreements Group. She managed teams of attorneys performing product counsel and transaction work for business units including Geo, Virtual Reality and Waze. Previously, from 2001 to 2005, Ms. Power was an associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Palo Alto, where she advised clients on Internet commerce law and represented clients in regulatory investigations and civil litigation in state and federal court.
Ms. Power began her career in the technology industry, serving as assistant product manager at Broderbund Software, a firm developing award-winning educational programs, and a senior analyst for Fillmore Consulting Group specializing in business process redesign and workflow systems.
Ms. Power graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1991. She was awarded a Rotary International Foundation Scholarship for postgraduate study at the University of Sydney. She earned a Juris Doctor cum laude from UC Hastings in 2001.
She lives in San Carlos with her husband and their two daughters.