Head of Engineering, Google Australia & New Zealand
About Alan Noble
Alan Noble manages the growth of Google Australia's engineering and R&D centre in Sydney. The centre, which launched in May 2005, contributes to the development of Google products and services in Australia and around the world. Alan Noble joined Google from NetPriva, a software company he co-founded and most recently served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer for nearly two years. In 1996 he founded NetMind in California which was acquired in 2000 by Intellisync, subsequently acquired by Nokia. He remained at Intellisync as VP of Engineering until 2002, until joining Foursticks as CTO, where he was instrumental in bringing Foursticks technology to market. The Foursticks technology was acquired by NetPriva in 2005. Alan has been granted seven U.S. patents and has several others pending.