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