Google Hires Box Chief of Engineering for Cloud Role

People stand in the lobby of Google’s Washington, DC, headquarters in January 2015. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

(Bloomberg) — Google has hired Sam Schillace, senior VP of engineering for Box, to help run engineering within its cloud division.

Schillace is a Google veteran who previously helped oversee engineering for the company’s docs, Gmail, calendar, reader, and other products. He will be working on Google’s cloud products, reporting to Diane Greene, said a person familiar with the matter.

Box spokesman Denis Roy confirmed Schillace’s departure. Google spokesman Michael Moeschler confirmed Schillace’s hiring.

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