Head of Economic Opportunity, Google.org, Americas
Alma Mater: University of California, Berkeley
Hector Mujica leads economic opportunity efforts at Google.org—Google’s philanthropy—across the Americas. Within his role, he looks after a $100M+ grantmaking portfolio that supports interventions which aim to provide pathways to digital economy jobs for individuals with multiple barriers to employment. Hector also serves on Google’s Latino Leadership Council, where he helps to steward Google’s social impact ventures with the Latino community.
Hector has spent the last decade advancing social justice through philanthropy and public policy. Prior to Google, Hector’s experience ranged from investment banking at Oppenheimer & Co, constituent casework at the Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and diplomatic relations at the economic section of the US embassy in Tokyo.
Hector holds a Bachelor of Arts in international business from Florida International University, a professional certificate in social entrepreneurship from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a Master of Public affairs from the Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley. Outside of work, Hector co-chairs the Latino Digital Success Task Force at the Aspen Institute and serves on the board of directors of Hispanics in Philanthropy, the Hispanic Federation, and several advisory boards, including WorkingNation and Inicio Ventures. Hector currently resides in South Florida.