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2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

For challenging the status quo through innovation.

Jeff Huber

Jeff Huber

BS CompE '89

GRAIL

San Francisco, CA

Jeff Huber is the Founding CEO and Vice Chairman of GRAIL (2016-present). GRAIL’s mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. Prior to GRAIL, Jeff worked at Google[x] at the intersection
of life science and computer science (2013-16) and was a cofounder of Verily. Previously at Google, Jeff was senior vice president and led development for Google Ads (2003-11), Google Apps (2005-10), and Google Maps (2011-13).
 
Earlier, Jeff was vice president of architecture and systems development at eBay and senior vice president of engineering at Excite@Home, where he led consumer product and infrastructure development. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree from Harvard University. He is a board member of Electronic Arts
(EA), Openwater, and The Exploratorium, and former board member of Illumina (ILMN; 2014-16).