Andy Hinton is the Global Ethics & Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel of Google Inc. In this role, Andy leads the company's efforts to identify and mitigate compliance risk and to nurture and expand upon the company's core value of "Don't be evil."
Andy joined Google in November 2006. From 2003 to 2006, Andy was the Chief Compliance Officer at two GE Capital financial services businesses. From 1994 to 2003, Andy was a federal prosecutor in New York City, focusing on white-collar crime. From 1989 to 1994, Andy was a litigation associate at the New York City law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he focused on commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense.
Andy is a 1989 graduate of Fordham School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, and a 1982 graduate of Harvard University, where he majored in Economics.