Alice Cheung is Section 32’s Head of Talent, where she is responsible for advising and identifying top talent for the fund’s portfolio companies.
Alice spent a decade at Alphabet (Google and X) where she started as the company’s first new grad sourcer and became the company’s youngest L7 Engineering Staffing Manager. As Google’s top producing recruiter from 2010 onwards, Alice holds the record of 147 hires in a single year and ended her tenure with 1468 hires worldwide.
After copious experience in industry, research and college hiring, Alice moved to X and built the original engineering teams for: Waymo, Loon, Glass, Gcam, Wing, Smart Contact Lenses, Design Kitchen, Baseline and Verily. In addition to staffing up Google X, Alice was also the recruiting partner responsible for Google Robotics, Helpouts, Niantic, and multiple acquisitions such as Makani, Skybox Imaging and Titan Aerospace.
Most recently, Alice was the Principal Recruiter at Playground Global and Head of Staffing at Essential where she made 224+ hires.
Alice received her BA in Mass Communications and Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. She has two pet rabbits named Hoptimus Prime and Hare Jordan.