Sissie Hsiao is the Vice President and General Manager of Google Assistant and Bard, leading many of Google’s advancements in applying generative AI and other natural language and speech technologies to products. A passionate computer scientist and lifelong learner, she inspires her team to explore the limits of what’s possible when we apply cutting-edge advancements in AI to everyday, real-world problems for people around the world.
Prior to serving in her current role, Sissie led Google’s global display, video and app advertising businesses, where her primary responsibilities included advertiser and publisher facing products (including Google Universal App Campaigns, Google Display Campaigns, Google Ad Manager, AdMob, and AdSense), R&D of new ads products, and managing go-to-market strategies cross functionally with sales, marketing, business development, policy, privacy, and communications. Sissie has also led product development of Google Analytics and Google Slides.
Sissie’s career started at Microsoft, where she was responsible for graphics technologies within the Microsoft Office suite from 2000 to 2006. She has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from UC Berkeley.

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