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Kyle Ali

Talent Development, Google

Austin

Kyle Ali is an advocate for equal educational and workforce opportunities and has excelled as an identifier, cultivator and developer of diverse talent.

As the Team Lead for Google’s Computer Science Summer Institute, Kyle leads a team and partners with stakeholders to build a diverse pipeline of future computer science professionals through unique educational programs and opportunities. In previous roles at Google, Kyle has played a significant role shaping team cultures and strategy. He has led several large scale initiatives including a global effort to redefine organizational values and several projects focused on identifying and engaging underrepresented talent.

Kyle’s commitment to diversity extends well beyond his work in talent development. As Global Chairperson of the Black Googler Network, Kyle lived out his commitment to inclusion through collaboration with senior leaders on initiatives focused on improving the company’s racial and gender climate.

In the Austin business community, Kyle lends his expertise to companies as a panelist or facilitator on topics ranging from allyship in action to recruiting and retaining millennials. He regularly advises underrepresented professionals on interest-based negotiation strategies through workshops with General Assembly and was featured facilitator at the organization’s SXSW event series in 2019. Kyle is actively engaged in several civic pursuits that support youth of color in Texas, including his work as a board member at Austin based LifeWorks and Building Opportunities and Opening Minds (BOOM) in Dallas. In 2021, Kyle was a nominee for DivInc’s Champions of Change award in the"Rising Star of the Year" category.

Prior to joining Google, Kyle spent five years working toward educational equity as a 10th grade teacher in Baltimore and organizational leader supporting outreach and teacher development in Teach For America's Tennessee regions. Under his leadership, Nashville’s teacher training institute was Teach for America’s highest performing diversity, equity and inclusion program.

Kyle earned his undergraduate degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Missouri and holds a Masters in Business Administration from Baylor University. He is an avid cyclist and dog lover. Kyle, his wife, two children, and dogs reside in Round Rock, Texas.

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