Steven Kan '06

Steven Kan '06


Head of Global Android, Virtual Reality, and IoT New Business Development, Google

As Google's head of Android, Virtual Reality, and IoT New Business Development, Steven Kan is responsible for enabling and scaling new hardware and software products and technologies through global partnerships.

Steven joined Google in 2011 and helped launch and grow Google Drive, Chrome OS, and On Hub, key consumer products which are now used by people worldwide. In 2014 he took over new business development responsibilities for Android, IoT, and VR.

Before joining Google, Steven was Vice President of Business Operations at Apture (acquired by Google). Prior to Apture, Steven was with venture firms Clearstone and Redpoint where he helped incubate multiple companies including the online video technology company Nokeena Networks (acquired by Juniper). Steven began in online media at Overture (acquired by Yahoo) where he helped start and grow the contextual advertising business to a $100 million run rate. Steven studied Applied Physics at Yale and has an MBA from UCLA Anderson where he was Venture Fellow. He lives in Northern California Alto and can be found exploring museums around the Bay Area and sailing with his wife and son.