Alumni Spotlight

Sam Saliba MBA 00
Senior Product Marketing Manager for Search Engagement, Google Inc., Mountain View, Calif.

My UC Davis MBA provided top-tier preparation for a dynamic career in integrated marketing communications. I’ve applied and refined the lessons learned at world-class entertainment and technology brands, including Ubisoft , LucasArts , Macromedia and Intel. Today, I lead efforts to encourage consumers to use Google search in new and different ways. My role involves knowing the user, knowing the magic—and connecting the two.”

Previous Position

Associate Director, Marketing, Ubisoft Entertainment, San Francisco, Calif.

Previous Degree

B.A., Economics, San Francisco State University

Fast Facts

  • Enjoys extensive travel for work and pleasure; recent trips to western and southern Europe, Asia, the Americas.
  • Great about Google: “My job offers a continual learning experience where I work on exciting projects that have tremendous impact.”
  • Favorite UC Davis multi-task: skateboarding around campus while talking on the phone.
  • Passionate about: mountain biking, snowboarding, food and cooking, pop culture, spending time with wife and their “two action-packed sons.”