View From The Top: Neal Mohan
View From The Top is the dean’s premier speaker series where students interview well-respected leaders from around the world who share insights on effective leadership, their personal core values, and lessons learned throughout their career.
Neal Mohan is the CEO of YouTube, the world’s most popular digital video platform used by over two billion people across the globe to access information, share video, and shape culture.
He oversees YouTube’s content and business operations, engineering, and product development. He previously served as YouTube’s Chief Product Officer, and was responsible for YouTube products, user experience, and trust and safety on all platforms and devices globally. Prior to serving as YouTube’s Chief Product Officer, Neal was Senior Vice President of Display and Video Ads at Google. In this role, he was responsible for the company’s advertising offerings on YouTube, the Google Display Network, AdSense, AdMob, and the DoubleClick family of programmatic ad platform products. He focused on growing the overall digital media industry by building innovative solutions for millions of Google’s advertising and media partners around the world.
Neal serves on the Board of Directors for 23andMe and StitchFix, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has also served as a member of the Management Board for the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Neal has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Internet Advertising Bureau and the Mobile Marketing Association. He has been named one of Ad Age’s 10 Most Influential Players in Marketing and AdWeek’s 12 Stars of Ad Tech.
Before joining Google, Neal was Senior Vice President of Strategy and Product Development at DoubleClick where he built the company’s strategic plan, led the product team, and rapidly grew the business. He played a critical role in the sale of DoubleClick to Google, and subsequently led the integration. Previously, Neal held various technology and business leadership positions at DoubleClick and NetGravity where he helped pioneer the digital marketing industry. He has also served in strategy and consulting roles at Microsoft and Accenture.
Neal earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.
This event is open to current Stanford GSB community members — students, faculty, and staff — and invited guests by registration only.