Ruth joined Alphabet as senior vice president and chief financial officer in May 2015. Prior to joining Alphabet, Ruth was executive vice president and chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley. Ruth held several roles in her career at Morgan Stanley including vice chairman of Investment Banking and global head of the Financial Institutions Group. Ruth is vice chair of Stanford University’s Board of Trustees and a member of the Board of Directors of the Stanford Management Company. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Advisory Council of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.
Ruth holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, an MBA from the Wharton School and a master’s degree from London School of Economics.