Michiel Bakker
Michiel Bakker poses at The Quad, a central courtyard on the main Mountain View campus that is frequently the site of company celebrations, outdoor barbecues and other team-building special events.

One on One with Google's Michiel Bakker

The investment Google makes in its employees by offering delicious, healthy and free food to them remains a hallmark of its culture.

The first time we visited Google headquarters in early 2002, the company employed just over 300 people and its foodservices operated out of a trailer parked behind the small industrial park building where its first offices were bursting at the seams. These days Google employs 38,000 full-time employees not only on its expansive Mountain View campus but in scores of other facilities sprinkled throughout the town and globally from Asia to Africa to Europe.

The investment Google

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