Board Member

Ruth Porat

Ruth Porat

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Alphabet and Google

Ruth joined Google as senior vice president and chief financial officer in May 2015 and has also held the same title at Alphabet since it was created in October 2015.  She is responsible for finance, business operations, and real estate & workplace services.  Prior to joining Google, Ruth was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley, where she previously held roles that included vice chairman of investment banking, cohead of technology investment banking, and global head of the financial institutions group.  Ruth is a member of the board of directors of The Blackstone Group Inc., the board of directors of the Stanford Management Company, a member of the advisory council of the Brookings Institution’s Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, and a member of the Aspen Institute Economic Strategy Group.  She previously spent ten years on Stanford University’s board of trustees. Ruth holds a BA from Stanford University, an MSc from The London School of Economics and an MBA from the Wharton School.