Mo Fong

Mo Fong

Google
Director, CS Education

Background

Mo has been at Google for over 10 years and is the Director of Google's CS Education Initiatives with the mission of increasing the number girls and underrepresented minorities pursuing studies and careers in computer science and other STEM fields. Prior to this role, she was a finance director and Chief Compliance Officer for Google Wallet and worked at PayPal. She also served as the Executive Director for the Stanford Educational Leadership Initiatives (seli.stanford.edu) — a joint program between the Stanford GSB and GSE working on large scale education reform. She was also as a high school vice principal and taught math and chemistry. Mo holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BS in ChemE and MA in Education from Stanford University.

Fun Facts: She has two boys (ages 6 and 8), plays the violin, loves cooking experiments (e.g. French Macaroons and bread making), crystal-growing, and visiting science museums. Mo was born in Taiwan and moved to Detroit when she was five.