‘For a long time in Google, I knew I was never going to become the vice president of communications’ – The Big Interview: William Fitzgerald
William Fitzgerald found himself an outlier among his colleagues in Google’s public policy department and eventually left, but even back then he was an activist for workers’ rights. Now he’s using the skills he learned at the search engine giant to try to temper the power of digital corporations
Name and role: William Fitzgerald, founder and partner at the Worker Agency, a policy and communications firm
Lives: Berkeley, California
Family: married to Sana Saleem
My working day: “Up early, try to get emails out before 9, lots of calls from 9-1, and then meet a reporter for a coffee, attend an event/protest in the afternoon. Try to finish by 5.”
My perfect weekend: “It’d include an early surf, good coffee ...