Regina Dugan

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: Vice president of engineering, advanced technology and projects, Google

Born: March 19, 1963, New York City

Education: BA and BSc in mechanical engineering, Virginia Tech; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Early Marker: DARPA program manager, rising to be first female director of the agency.

Big Idea: Runs Google's skunkworks team after company retained her and her advanced technology team at Motorola Mobility when it sold MM to Lenovo in early 2014.

Wave of the Future: Google 3.0

Latest Special Reports

  • Between new federal tax bill changes and underutilized deductions, CNBC finds ways to save money while filing taxes.

  • Coverage of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

  • To turn the page on structural racism, communities are Changing The Narrative. In this series, CNBC explores the central themes of racial healing through stories addressing implicit bias in economic data, the major obstacles to racial equity at work, how fiscal investment can change the narrative on minority entrepreneurship and the ramifications of the great resignation in the Black community.

CNBC25: Rebels, Icons and Leaders