Claire Hughes Johnson

Corporate Officer & Advisor at Stripe


Claire Hughes Johnson transitioned from chief operating officer to a role as a corporate officer and Advisor in April 2021. She joined Stripe from Google where she was most recently vice president for Google [X], Self-Driving Cars and before that, vice president for Google Offers. Since joining Google in 2004, Johnson has also led the business teams responsible for Gmail, Google Checkout (now Wallet) and Google Apps, and served as vice president for Global Online Sales. Prior to Google, Hughes Johnson worked in management consulting, developing marketing and customer strategies for large media companies. Her career began in Massachusetts state politics, working for the Attorney General and running gubernatorial, state and local campaigns. Hughes Johnson earned a bachelor's degree with honors from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Yale School of Management. She is a board member at Hallmark Cards.



  • Corporate Officer & Advisor

    April, 2021 - present

  • COO

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