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.

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