Title: Chief legal officer, Google
Born: March 6, 1963, Carmel, California
Education: BA in history, Santa Clara University; joint degree, Stanford Law School
Early Marker: A lawyer with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati's corporate transactions group, he was Google's first outside law counsel.
Big Idea: Having gone from helping a couple of students incorporate their company to Sillicon Valley's most powerful lawyer, Drummond has a front-row seat to history, overseeing the search giant's corporate deals as well as the public-policy issues embroiling the search giant around privacy and national security.
Wave of the Future: Global governance of privacy and national security; Google 3.0