Spotlight on Cloud

Featured speakers

Olivia Nottebohm

Olivia Nottebohm

Vice President of Cloud SMB Sales and GTM Strategy & Operations

Olivia's responsibilities include setting global go-to-market strategies for Google Cloud products and equipping our customer-facing and support teams with tools for success. Previously, Olivia served as Head of Sales Operations for the Americas for Google AdWords, leading Operations and Strategy teams across North and South America. Prior to joining Google, Olivia was a Partner at McKinsey and Company working in the New York, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley offices.

Olivia earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA from Stanford Business School. She serves on the Steering Committee for Women@Google Mountain View chapter and the Board of Directors for Windmill School. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two children.


Bill Hippenmeyer

Bill Hippenmeyer 

Senior Director, Customer Engineering

Google Cloud  EMEA

Bill has over twenty-five years of experience as a business and information technology professional working in a variety of roles in sales, product management, engineering, and data center operations. 

Based out of London, Bill Hippenmeyer currently runs the Pre-Sales Engineering organization supporting Google’s Cloud business in EMEA. Bill and his team actively engage with customers, partners, and other Googlers to drive creativity, innovation, and transformation. Bill is passionate about creating value for our customers through the application of Google Cloud technologies to solve the most challenging business problems. Prior to this role, Mr Hippenmeyer led a number of different organizations out of Google’s Mountain View, CA headquarters to include the Global G Suite Pre-Sales Engineering and G Suite Product Strategy teams. 

Before Google, Mr. Hippenmeyer ran the North American Solutions Engineering team at Adobe and served at VERITAS as a Technical Product Manager. Before that, Bill spent seven years with Brio Software as the Vice President of Pre-Sales Engineering and Director of Engineering. Mr. Hippenmeyer holds a BS in Computer Science from the Ohio State University and a MS in Computer Systems from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He served for eight years in the U.S. Air Force in a variety of roles. He also worked with Air Force acquisition systems, Air Force Intelligence, and Joint Military Decision Support. Mr. Hippenmeyer lives with his wife in London, UK. 

Emma Cloney

Emma Cloney

Director Strategy, Planning and GTM Operations (COO)

Google Cloud EMEA

A native Dubliner, her first degree was a BA in Social Sciences from University College Dublin, she continued her education part time to graduate from the Marketing Institute of Ireland and has completed leadership courses at Kellogg School of Management, Chicago and Imperial College Dublin. She has been dedicated to coaching, counselling and mentoring from a young age, and continues to mentor young business people and acts as a trustee of the Irish charity icap. 

In her current role as Director Strategy, Planning and GTM Operations (COO) for Google Cloud EMEA she is tasked with creating the infrastructure to support a fast growing business. In this role, she draws on her passion to identify and solve business problems. She constantly analyses the business unit for operational efficiencies, allowing her to lead teams to success, drive change and improvement and uncover best practices for cross-team collaboration. Constantly keeping the customer front-of-mind she delivers clarity and business results as part of the senior leadership team at the company.