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Alphabet CFO beats back-to-office drum, citing tie to innovation

Alphabet Inc. Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat says employees having the chance to work together in-person is key to fostering innovation, but the nature of work will inevitably change because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

By:BLOOMBERG
| Updated on: Sep 18 2020, 05:00 IST
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Alphabet Inc. Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat says employees having the chance to work together in-person is key to fostering innovation, but the nature of work will inevitably change because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Porat, who is also CFO of Alphabet's main Google business, spoke in an interview on The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations on Bloomberg Television. Here are some other key insights from the discussion:

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Written by Gerrit De Vynck.

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First Published Date: 18 Sep, 05:00 IST
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