Special Guest Speaker
Deputy General Counsel
Mr. Harrison will share his views on Google's entrepreneurial culture.
Please join us for an opportunity to hear Mr. Harrison’s thoughts.
Don Harrison is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Google, where he leads Google’s incredibly active team that handles investments, partnerships and acquisitions. He has also been an advisor to Google’s Venture Capital fund, Google Ventures, since its inception.
Don is originally from Nova Scotia. Prior to joining Google, Don was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. In 2003 he had the opportunity to help Google acquire a small Santa Monica based start-up. Since that time, Don has completed 70+ deals (and an IPO) for Google, and Don now leads the legal team that supports Google's M&A and investment activity and is one of Google's lead negotiators.
Working at Google has also allowed Don to enjoy exposure to a variety of projects, including complex M&A, investments and JV structures, innovative compensation programs, and establishing Google Ventures. Don started his career at the Toronto law firm of Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg.
Don earned a political science and philosophy degree at Dalhousie University and a law degree from the University of Toronto.
Date: March 8, 2011
Time: Reception – 6:00 pm
Dinner–7:00 to 9:00 pm
Place: Westin Nova Scotian Hotel
1181 Hollis Street, Halifax
Tickets: Members $150 + HST
Non members $185 + HST
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Non members $1295 + HST
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