Nick Heller is the Head of New Business Development, Europe, and a Principle at Google EMEA. He is focused on new product incubation and exploratory efforts in technology, meta-data licensing, strategic partnerships, special projects, and alternative distribution for existing and new business initiatives. He was formally leading the Media & Publishing team at Google in the European Strategic Partnerships group.
Nick has a rich history of working within the media industry, primarily across mobile, television and online. Prior to joining Google, he worked for MTV Networks UK & Ireland, where he created the digital strategy and led new cross platform social networking initiatives. In 2006, he published a paper on the growth of mobile advertising, and continues to be a passionate advocate of the mobile medium. In 2002, he founded Degrees Of Separation, a tech consultancy and eBusiness network, linking blue chip organizations throughout North America with specialized software development firms. Prior to 2002, he worked in fixed income trading for RBC Capital Markets, located in Toronto, Canada. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario, and an MBA from the University of Cambridge.