Hillary Clinton recruits a Google exec as her chief tech officer

Hillary Clinton recruits a Google exec as her chief tech officer

Hillary Clinton might not have even formally introduced that she’s operating for President but, however that is not stopping her from gearing up for what ought to be a really tech-heavy election. Each the Washington Submit and Reuters declare that the previous Secretary of State has employed Google government Stephanie Hannon as her marketing campaign’s chief know-how officer. The upper-up will reportedly watch over a group constructing apps, web sites and different instruments to assist enchant voters.

Whereas Hannon does not have direct election expertise, she might be a superb match. The exec helped Google share election info throughout her most up-to-date stint as a product director for “civic innovation and social impression,” and she or he has beforehand labored on tasks as grand as Gmail and Google Maps. Clinton’s behind-the-scenes operations are doubtless in protected palms, then. With that stated, this is not precisely the politician’s biggest technical problem in the meanwhile — she’ll in all probability need to get that e-mail controversy sorted out earlier than she worries about get-out-the-vote software program.

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