Native to a small town in Transylvania, Romania, Ioana Neagu spent most of her professional life in Tokyo, Japan and recently in San Francisco, California. Upon graduation from University of Bucharest with a degree in Linguistics, Ioana started working in the recruitment industry in Tokyo, with the London headquartered international firm Robert Walters, focused on hiring bilingual talent across various industries.
In 2013, Ioana joined Google Japan to oversee hiring across different business groups across APAC region. Two years later, she moved to Google’s headquarters in California where she now looks after all global technical hiring for one of Google’s biggest bets - Google Cloud. In her spare time, Ioana enjoys traveling, discovering new cuisines and documenting everything in photographs.
Ioana lives in Austin, TX, and consults on talent and people operations needs throughout North America, Asia Pacific and Europe.