David Carl Drummond is an American businessman and conglomerate executive. He currently serves as Senior Vice President (SVP) of corporate development and Chief Legal Officer (CLO) for Alphabet Inc., and formerly its subsidiary, Google, as well as part of the board of directors of mental health non-profit Crisis Text Line.
His first time working with Google was in 1998 as a partner at leading technology law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's corporate transactions group; he was Google's first outside counsel. He joined Google in 2002. Drummond earned a bachelor's degree in history from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California and a Juris Doctor from Stanford Law School.
Drummond has a son born in 2007.  Drummond was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission in 2005 with causing Google to violate securities law because he failed to advise the company's board that the company was required to register $80 million in stock options used as compensation for employees.https://www.sec.gov/news/press/2005-6.htm. The SEC said in its press release, "By deciding Google could escape its disclosure requirements, and failing to inform the Board of the legal risks of his determination, Drummond caused the company to run afoul of the federal securities laws."
His annual compensation from Google parent company, Alphabet Inc., currently stands at approximately $18.3 million.
David Drummond may refer to:
David Drummond (businessman), American executive
David Drummond (politician) (1890–1965), member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1920
David Drummond (physician) (1852–1932), Irish/British physician and academic
David Drummond, 2nd Lord Drummond (c. 1515–1571), see Lord Drummond
David Drummond (minister) (1805–1877), Scottish minister and early photographer
David Drummond, 8th Earl of Perth (1907–2002), Scottish peer, banker and politician