Cedric Dupont

Cedric leads key offline solutions including Local ads, geotargeting, call ads and lead form ads. His team is responsible for creating Local campaigns, our first campaign type designed to drive offline-only performance goals.

Cedric worked on local advertising formats, developing location and mapping technologies for Google Maps. He has also led an audience targeting and ads personalization team, responsible for RLSA and and other audiences for search.

Prior to Google Cedric was a research engineer at VW working on driver assistance systems. An autonomous vehicle enthusiast, he was the vehicle lead for the first team to win the DARPA Grand Challenge. Cedric holds a master’s degree in mechatronics from UCLouvain, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from UC Berkeley