Ülkü Rowe is an Engineering Director at Google Cloud’s Office of the CTO, a team of industry ex-CTOs who are the world’s foremost experts on cloud computing, analytics, AI, and machine learning. At the forefront of Google’s cloud, data analytics, and machine learning capabilities, Ulku enables the financial services industry to take advantage of Google’s technology to fuel their digital transformation.

Before joining Google, Ulku was a Managing Director of Technology and CTO at J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America. During her financial services career, she built technology platforms for trading & analytics, middle & back-office, risk management, and finance. She built and led global, diverse teams and drove business transformation through technology innovation and leadership.

Ulku received her MS degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her BS degree in Computer Engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul.

She serves on the Fulbright Association Board of Directors, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Engineering Board of Visitors, and the University of Illinois Chicago College of Engineering Advisory Board. She has previously served on The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Fintech Advisory Group and CapitalG Board of Advisors.