Ben Fried is Google’s Chief Information Officer, overseeing the technologies that make Googlers go. He’s the New York office Tech Site Lead, responsible for 8,200 Googlers in the company’s East Coast headquarters. Ben has a diverse background in systems engineering and software development. He led development of mission scheduling software for NASA at a bay area startup, and spent over a decade at Morgan Stanley, where he rose to the level of Managing Director, and led teams responsible for software development, internet infrastructure, and business intelligence. Ben is a graduate of Columbia University.