Nan Boden

Mathematics, ’86

Where Legends Are Made print ad featuring Nan Boden
Nan Boden was a featured alumna for The University of Alabama’s Where Legends Are Made campaign.

Nan Boden is Senior Director of Google. She joined Google in 2013 via acquisition in the division that designs, develops and deploys Google’s data centers, where she handled various strategy matters as well as mergers and acquisitions. Boden was formerly CEO of Myricom, a pioneer in high-performance computer networking and a successful Caltech spinoff. She started her career as a software engineer, and later moved into business roles such as EVP, CFO, member of Myricom’s Board of Directors and CEO.

She earned a Ph.D. and master’s degree in computer science from Caltech and a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from The University of Alabama. She also has an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson. She is a native of Athens, Alabama.