On International Women\u2019s Day, during the opening keynote of Google Cloud\u2019s NEXT user conference, former VMware CEO Diane Greene gave the primary keynote.\nWhen Google showcased its machine learning technology, renowned Stanford University computer scientist Fei Fei Li addressed the audience of 10,000 attendees and thousands more on the live-stream.\nAnd during a press conference after the keynote, eight of Google Cloud\u2019s top executives sat on a stage to answer questions from press and analysts. Four of the eight are women, and three of which are listed on Google\u2019s About Us Leadership page.\n+MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: Four ways Google Cloud will bring Machine Learning & AI to the enterprise +\nGoogle and other companies release an annual diversity report, which includes its ratio of male to female employees. Overall, 69% of Googlers are male and 31% female; in leadership positions across the entire company, the split is 76-24%. In technical roles, 81% are male and only 19% female.\nThat\u2019s about in-line with other technology companies, as this report shows. Microsoft, for example, has a 74-28% ratio of male to female workers overall, and an 82-18% ratio in leadership and technical positions.\nDuring her keynote, Greene in the first few minutes pointed out how proud she was to be keynoting the conference on International Women\u2019s Day. She wore a red ribbon pin to commemorate the day, as did almost every other person \u2013 other Google executives, customers, partners - who spoke during the first day\u2019s keynote.\nIn an industry dominated by men, Google\u2019s cloud conference is a refreshing change. But the diversity numbers show the industry still has a ways to go to even out male to female ratios.\nPictured in the image from left to right during an executive Q&A at the Google Cloud NEXT\u00a0conference\u00a0are: Google Cloud VP of Marketing Allison Wagonfeld; Google Cloud President of Customers Tariq Shaukat; Google Cloud Head of Global Technology Partners Nan Boden; Google Cloud Vice President of Apps Prabhakar Raghavan; Google Cloud Vice President of Cloud Platform Brian Stevens; Senior Vice President of Google Cloud Diane Greene; Senior Vice President of Google Cloud Technical Infrastructure Urs Holzle; and Chief Scientist for Google Cloud Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence\u00a0Fei Fei\u00a0Li.