Adam Powell
Adam is a software engineer at Google with a background in small-scale games and a fascination with UI. As a member of the Android framework team, Adam is working to turn mobile devices into more approachable windows to the world's information.

Adam Graff
Adam has worked in various roles at Genentech in software development, support and management while contributing to saving the lives of patients with unmet medical needs. Adam leads a team that is implementing Google Apps for 18,000 employees. They are also delivering innovative integrations between the Google Apps platform and other critical business systems that delight users, foster collaboration and increase productivity.

Albert Wenger
Albert is a managing partner at Union Square Ventures. He currently serves on the boards of Twilio, Foursquare, 10gen, AMEE, Covestor, and Clickable. Albert has a Bachelors degree from Harvard and a PhD from MIT. He is married with three kids and lives outside New York City. Albert blogs at

Ben Collins-Sussman
Ben is a tech lead and manager for Google Code's project hosting service. He was one of the founding developers of Subversion, and later helped port it to Google's Bigtable infrastructure. He also has a degree in mathematics, plays banjo, writes musicals, and takes lots of photos.

Brian Swetland
Brian has been the Android Systems/Kernel technical lead since Android's startup days in 2005. Prior to Android, Brian was responsible for the Hiptop OS and the 1.0 virtual machine at Danger, Inc. Over ten years of mobile/embedded OS development has yet to completely destroy his sanity.

Chris Dixon
Chris is co-founder/CEO of Hunch and co-founder of Founder Collective, a $40M early-stage VC fund. Previously he was co-founder/CEO of SiteAdvisor which was acquired by McAfee. As a software developer, Chris worked on high speed trading algorithms and later on multimedia software. He is a personal investor in startups including Skype, Gerson Lerhman Group, TrialPay, Invite Media, OMGPOP, DocVerse and Knewton. He has a BA & MA from Columbia and Harvard.

avid Byttow
David has been a software engineer for 8 years and is currently working on Google Wave out of Mountain View, CA where he has focused his efforts primarily on Google Wave APIs. Prior to joining Google in 2008, David developed video games for popular gaming consoles and has since hung up his C++ hat to embrace all sorts of newfangled languages and technologies.

Eric Ayers
Eric is a Software Engineer on the Speed Tracer team and is also the maintainer of the Google API Library for GWT. He holds a Master's Degree in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Eric enjoys hobby electronics and is a 5 year veteran mentor of the FIRST program, inspiring elementary through high school students to develop interest in pursuing careers in technology through building robots.

Ian Lewis
Ian has spent many years in the computer game industry. He was part of the launch team for the Xbox 360 and is credited on numerous titles such as Halo 3 and Grand Theft Auto 4. He joined Google in 2009 and is currently working on the Native Client team to make Chrome the ultimate platform for developers.

Joe Kraus
Joe is a partner at Google Ventures focused on mobile, gaming and local services. Previously, he was a two-time entrepreneur. In 1993, he co-founded, an early Internet search engine. In 2004, he co-founded JotSpot, a wiki company that was acquired by Google in 2006. While at Google, Joe held multiple product management roles. He is also on the board of the EFF.

Lars Rasmussen
Lars is a member of Google's technical staff, based in the Sydney office, and with his brother Jens is co-founder of the Google Wave effort. In early 2003, the brothers co-founded a mapping start-up, Where 2 Technologies, which was acquired by Google in October of 2004. Lars joined Google and worked as one of the lead engineers in the team that turned this acquisition into Google Maps, now used by millions of people around the world. Lars holds a Ph.D. in theoretical computer science from the University of California at Berkeley. Lars has possibly the world's least developed sense of direction, and consistently types faster than he can spell.

Matthew Papakipos
Matthew is an Engineering Director at Google, where he runs the Chrome OS and Chrome Graphics efforts. Prior to working at Google, he was the CTO of PeakStream and Architecture Director at NVIDIA. His interests include computer hardware and software, interactive computer graphics, and games. He has over forty awarded patents in processor design and software architecture. He received his BS in Mathematics and Computer Science from Brown University.

Scott McMullan
Scott is a Senior Enterprise Program Manager focused on helping 3rd parties grow their business with Google Apps. A startup guy at heart, Scott joined Google from JotSpot, where he ran developer programs, and previously founded Inovie Software, maker of early Internet collaboration service TeamCenter. Scott holds bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from UCSD and was a PhD student at the university's Computer Systems Lab.

Vic Gundotra
Vic joined Google in 2007 as VP of Engineering, responsible for mobile applications and developer evangelism. Vic spent 15 years at Microsoft, working on products and operating systems including Windows 3.0, NT, Windows XP, and Vista. He was recognized by MIT as a "Young Innovator under 35" for his work in sparking Microsoft's change from Win32 to the .NET programming model. Vic holds two patents in the area of distributed computing and identity-based access to cloud resources.