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Helen Riley

Helen Riley is CFO at X, Alphabet’s innovation lab. Helen has held leadership positions in finance for more than 20 years and has led finance for several global functions at Google, since joining in 2003. Before Google, Helen was a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group in San Francisco and an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in London. Helen holds a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Originally from London, Helen now resides with her husband and two children in Palo Alto. Helen has a lifelong passion for wildlife and has traveled to >45 countries to observe wildlife in their natural habitat and to support local conservation efforts.