Danny Sullivan Profiled In His New Role At Google By CNBC

Jun 25, 2018 - 8:31 am 3 by
Filed Under Misc Google

Danny Sullivan Google Noogler Hat

Everyone who reads here knows I am a huge fan of Danny Sullivan, I've worked with him for over a decade and I've got to know him so well over the years that I just respect and value the man so much. So with that said up front, that is probably why I am covering that he has been profiled by Jillian D'Onfro at CNBC with the article named Meet the man whose job it is to reassure people that Google search isn’t evil.

I was interviewed for the story, Jillian reached out to me to ask about how it was working with him in the past and now in his new role at Google. In short, I explained it can be funny or weird for me at times but ultimately I know the questions I am asking Google, even if it is asking Danny directly, would be the same as Danny would be asking if he did not work at Google and was still reporting on Google. So it does make it somewhat fun - although, honestly, I still don't directly ask Danny much - I go through other channels mostly.

I learned something new in the article about how and when he was approached by Google. I know it was after he retired but I didn't know it was around two months after he retired and I didn't know it was Ben Gomes, Google's vice president of search, who reached out to him. All interesting points to me. I suspected he was reached out to two weeks after he announced he retired and I suspected it was Paul Haahr who reached out to him but I was wrong on both points. It was just my gut thinking that.

In any event, I do recommend you read the profile - it shows an interesting human side to Google and why it is important.

Here are some tweets:

FYI, most of the photos in that story were from myself, I am surprised they used so many.

Forum discussion at Twitter.


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 24, 2024

May 24, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Volatility, Ads In Google AI Overviews, Sundar Pichai Interview, Heartfelt Helpful Content & More Ad News

May 24, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: The Site Reputation Abuse Policy Enforcement Not Yet Algorithmic

May 24, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Can Now Index Electronic Publication (EPUB)

May 24, 2024 - 7:41 am

Directory Of Embarrassing Google AI Overviews

May 24, 2024 - 7:31 am
Web Analytics

Google Analytics Real-Time Reports Adds Users In Last 5 Minutes

May 24, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Get Google Knowledge Panel Verification