ALEX GAWLEY

Founder & Director

Zero Carbon Capital

Alex is a senior director at Google, where most recently he was a founder and managing director at Area 120, Google’s internal innovation lab focussing on starting, supporting and spinning-in very early stage, risky ideas. Area 120 started over 50 projects in its first two years and has had numerous successes. He was previously the Product Director for Gmail and Google Calendar, leading the transition to Mobile and AI-first product development and driving Gmail’s growth to 1 billion users.

 

Prior to Google he worked in analytical, product, and business management roles at retail financial institutions including HSBC and Capital One.

 

Alex holds a Master’s degree in Astrophysics from the University of Cambridge.   

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