Matt Brittin is Vice President of Google for Northern and Central Europe. He managesteams across twelve countries that help consumers and businesses make the most of theinternet.
Mr. Brittin joined Google in January 2007 to lead UK Sales, becoming managing directorfor the UK and Ireland in early 2009 and taking on European responsibilities in October2011. Before joining Google, he spent much of his career in media and marketing, withparticular interests in strategy, commercial development and sales performance. FromApril 2006 to January 2007, Mr. Brittin was Director of Strategy and Digital at TrinityMirror plc (public limited company), one of the UK’s largest newspaper publishers, andhe was commercial director at Trinity from March 2004 to April 2006. Before that hespent six years as a consultant with McKinsey & Company and six years as a charteredsurveyor with Connell Wilson.
Matt Brittin has an MBA from London Business School and an MA from CambridgeUniversity. He is a non-executive director of Sainsbury’s, the UK retailer, and a boardtrustee for the charities Media Trust and the Climate Group. He represented GreatBritain in rowing at the 1988 Olympics and has won several world championshipmedals in the sport.