David Drummond Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Supriya Jain
Mar 01, 2024 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Feb 15, 2023
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David Drummond is one of the well-known Google executives from California. Read on for details on his net worth and professional career.
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About David Drummond

David Drummond is a renowned business executive and legal expert from the United States of America.

David Drummond was born on March 6, 1963, in Carmel, California, and is 59 as of 2022. He was the Chief Legal Officer and Senior VP of Corporate Development for Alphabet Inc., and he also served as the Chief Vice president of Corporate Development for Google.

David Drummond was also a partner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati which is a law firm and also the chief financial officer of SmartForce which is a software company. He retired from the company Alphabet on January 31, 2020. He was part of many companies in the United States of America. David Drummond is an alumnus of Santa Clara University and Stanford Law University. David Drummond also worked with the co-founders of Google Larry Page and Sergey Brin, and together they enhanced funding and incorporated Google. 

His partner is Corinne Dixon and he married Corinne Dixon in 2019. His relationship with Jennifer Blakely was before his marriage to Corinne and it was very infamous. He has a son in his relationship with Jennifer Blakely. He was involved in many privacy violating issues and in other accusations. He also stands as an advocate for diversity and freedom of speech. David Drummond is also one of the richest people in the United States of America.

He is an efficient businessman and tactful businessman and lawyer. David Drummer is a successful lawyer as well as a business executive who always works hard to become successful in all his attempts. David Drummond is one of the diplomatic businessmen in the United States of America.

David Drummond Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is David Drummond’s net worth?

David Drummond has a net worth that ranges from $200-500 million. The major source of his income is his career as a business executive.

How much does David Drummond earn per year?

Adequate information regarding the annual income of David Drummond is unavailable.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is David Drummond?

David Drummond is 5 ft 8 in (172 cm) tall.

How old is David Drummond?

David Drummond is 59 as of October 2022. His birthday was on March 6, 1963.

Childhood And Education

David Drummond was born on March 6, 1963, Carmel in California. His father is Jean Drucker. He was brought up by his parents in Carmel-by-the-Sea California. His ambition was to become a lawyer since his childhood and he worked really hard to achieve that aim. His parents were very supportive of his passions and they always encouraged him to become a successful man in life. He has a brother named Ray Drummond. His childhood was very happy and he enjoyed a luxurious life with his family in his younger days.  He attended Santa Clara University and Stanford University for his education. Stanford Law School had a great influence in shaping his career. He has been interested in business since his younger days. He was diplomatic in his decisions and had the capability to take firm decisions since his younger days.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who is David Drummond’s partner?

David Drummond’s partner is Corinne Dixon. David Drummond married Corinne Dixon in 2019 and she was a team member in the legal department of Google. They have two children together.  David Drummond was famous for his relationship with Jennifer Blakely and he has a son through his relationship with Jennifer Blakely.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

David Drummond is a well-known business executive from the USA who is also a lawyer. He gained fame for his performance as Alphabet Inc's Senior VP of Corporate Development and Chief Legal Officer. At the reputed law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, he was hired as a partner. Thereafter he worked as the CFO of the software company SmartForce.

David Drummond has good experience working with the co-founders of Google, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, and they together helped raise funding for Google.

David Drummond worked as the CFO of the software corporation SmartForce between June 1999 to January 2002. In 2007, David Drummond and some other executives of SmartForce were charged with violation by the SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) and for that, David Drummond paid a huge amount as fine. After that, David Drummond became the General Counsel and VP of Corporate Development for Google. In 2006, he became the Senior VP of Corporate Development at Google and became Google's chief legal officer in the same year. He reached the top position of secretary at Alphabet and Google in 2002.

Under David Drummond’s leadership, Google fought against many powers like Viacom, GEICO, Microsoft, and the Association of American Publishers. He was instrumental in Google's exit from China and its right-to-be-forgotten dispute in Europe. David Drummond is a very talented lawyer who oversaw many major cases involving DoubleClick, Android, YouTube, and Motorola Mobility. He is a strong spokesman for diversity and freedom of speech. David Drummond and other executives of Google became defendants in a trial in Italy in 2009. The case was over a video uploaded to Google Video of a child who was bullied in 2006. It was found that no executives had any involvement with the publishing of that video content, and Google eliminated the video after that. This case raised many controls over content creators all around the world. David Drummond was involved in violations of privacy and he got the punishment of a suspended sentence for six months in 2010.

Later he was cleared of the charges.

David Drummond started working as part of Uber’s board of directors in 2013. He was suspended from the board in 2016 as he stopped conducting board meetings, it was reported that this was due to his conflict of interest with self-driving cars.  David Drummond was also present on the board of Crisis Text Line, which has been a nonprofit organization from 2012-2018. He was appointed as a board member in the conflicts committee of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. David Drummond was also an advisor and investor of Ozy, a media company.

David Drummond retired from Alphabet on January 31, 2020. David Drummond was famous for his relationship with Jennifer Blakely, as detailed in The New York Times in 2018. David Drummond married Corinne Dixon in 2019, and she was a team member in the legal department of Google. Later, David Drummond and the other board of directors of Alphabet were sued by its shareholders for some issues. The board, after the incident, developed an independent committee and hired a law firm to search for how executives deal with claims.

Charity Work

David Drummond is a vocal supporter of diversity and freedom of speech.

What awards has David Drummond won?

David Drummond was the senior vice president of corporate development and chief legal officer for Alphabet Inc., and for Google. He was part of the board of members of many reputed companies. He was also involved in many acquisitions related to powerful companies like Viacom, Microsoft,  GEICO, and the Association of American Publishers.

David Drummond’s Hobbies And Interests

Business is the major interest of David Drummond. He likes the field of law as he is an efficient lawyer. He likes to speak for diversity and freedom of speech. David Drummond is a person who has his own interests and decisions in all matters. He is an efficient leader too. He was one of the diplomatic board members of Google. His greatest wish was to become a lawyer since his childhood days. He is an efficient lawyer as well as a business executive.

Other Interesting David Drummond Facts And Trivia

  • David Drummond was responsible for new business development at Google when he joined the company in 2002. At the same time, he was also handling the global teams at Google for corporate development and government relations.
  • He completed his bachelor's degree in History from Santa Clara University. Then he attended Stanford Law School.
  • While working at Google, he undertook several major acquisitions, including Android, YouTube, and Motorola Mobility.
  • He was held responsible by SEC for a violation wherein he failed to inform the board of the company that they were required to register stock options for $80 million used for paying the employees.
  • His job profile once included the post of Senior Vice president and Chief Legal Officer at Google.

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David Drummond Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

David Carl Drummond

Date of Birth

1963-03-06

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

California

Age

Height

172 cm

Child Star?

No

Education

Stanford Law School

Net Worth

74900000

Partner

Corinne Dixon

Parents

Jean Drucker
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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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