In recognition of an exemplary career, dedication to sustainability and service to community
Winnie graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2000 with a degree in Systems Design Engineering minoring in Management Science.
Winnie has held several roles at Google where she has now worked for over 15 years. In her current role as Director of Energy, Google Cloud, Winnie is responsible for strategy, product offerings and strategic relationships with customers in the Energy industry. She helps companies transform their businesses through big data analytics, artificial intelligence and cloud computing.
On her LinkedIn page Winnie states that her mission is to make positive, step changes for the environment and animals. She is a member of the National Council Advisory group for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and partnered with WWF to co-found the Coalition to End Wildlife Trafficking Online, uniting Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and many other tech companies to ban online sales of elephant ivory and endangered animal products. She has been running an annual fundraiser at Google for several years which has raised millions of dollars for WWF, the Humane Society, Guide Dogs for the blind and other charities.
Winnie’s leadership has been recognized by her employer several times as recipient of Google’s Founder’s Award and a three time recipient of Google’s Executive Management Group Award. In addition to her volunteer contributions to WWF, Winnie has served as a volunteer with Stanford University, the Nature Conservancy, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Obama for America campaign.
Winnie recently earned a Master of Science in Energy Policy and Climate from Johns Hopkins University.