Marvin Chow, Vice President of Global Marketing, Google: Marvin Chow is Vice President of Global Marketing for Google’s flagship products like Search, Maps, Shopping, and the Google Assistant, in addition to leading the company’s marketing efforts related to sustainability, crisis response, and other key initiatives. Before Google, Marvin worked at Nike, leading global projects like NIKEid and NIKE+, and he’s been an active investor and advisor to several start-ups. Marvin was honored as an Adweek Brand Genius in 2019, named to both Adweek 50 and Gold House’s 100 Most Impactful Asians list in 2021, and honored as an AdColor Catalyst and on Ascend’s A-100 list in 2022.
Fun Facts About Marvin Chow
Key Leadership Habit
We run the company based on priorities. We have forums and reviews that track how we are doing towards each priority we set – this is something I work on continuously with our leadership team to ensure we’re laser-focused and aligned.
The New York Times Daily is by far my favorite go-to podcast, but I’m not ashamed to say I also learn a lot of things on TikTok.
I’ve had the pleasure of working with our CEO, Sundar Pichai, on a handful of projects. Given who he is and how hard his job is, I’ve always been impressed by his ability to be empathetic and synthesize thoughts. I have a tremendous amount of respect for him.