Former Intel Group President Diane Bryant, who spent five years overseeing the vendor's $17 billion Data Center Group, was named COO of Google Cloud. She has also held corporate vice president and CIO titles.
Bryant's focus during her years at Intel included prioritizing cloud computing, networking virtualization and artificial intelligence solutions. She currently serves on United Technologies' board of directors.
"I can’t think of a person with more relevant experience and talents," Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene wrote in a blog post. "She is an engineer with tremendous business focus and an outstanding 30-year career in technology."