Alan Eagle Biography

Alan has been a Director of Executive Communications at Google since joining the company in 2007.  In his current role he oversees a set of Google sales programs and the company’s Partner Plex client experience center.  Prior to that, he was the communications lead for the Google product team, where he developed speeches and other communications for executives including Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, Marissa Mayer, and Susan Wojcicki.  He is the co-author, with Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg, of the New York Times bestselling books How Google Works and Trillion Dollar Coach.

Alan has held sales and product management roles at several Silicon Valley start-ups, including Tellme Networks and Octel Communications.  He is a Northern California native with a computer science degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from The Wharton School.

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Alan Eagle

Coach Lead Q&A with Alan Eagle on Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell

Session length: 45 minutes

2019-08-22T09:00:00-04:00 Thursday, August 22nd 9:00 EDT

The team behind How Google Works returns with management lessons from legendary coach and business executive Bill Campbell, whose mentoring of some of our most successful modern entrepreneurs has helped create well over a trillion dollars in market value. Participants will find themselves part of a fully-immersive, interactive learning experience, by seizing the opportunity to put their questions to Google Director, Alan Eagle.

During this engaging, deep-dive session, participants will be able to 'ask Alan anything' and dig deep into his experience and knowledge of being a Director at Google, and working alongside one of the greatest and most influential coaches of our time, Bill Campbell.

Key Learning Takeaways

  1. Who was Bill Campbell and why do you call him a “trillion dollar coach”?
  2. Executive coaching is currently in vogue.  What are the important differences between a coach and a manager?  Can a manager be a coach as well?
  3. Leadership is another term you hear a lot.  How did Bill define leadership?