Speaker Profile

Engineering Director, Google

David is an engineering director at Google, currently helping life science organizations use Google’s Cloud Platform to accelerate and scale their work with big data. His previous projects at Google include creating and leading the Google+ Platform team, overseeing the company’s developer-facing offerings, and leading product and infrastructure teams for Google Apps. Prior to joining Google in 2006, he successfully started two companies: Verity in 1988 (IPO 1995), which did full-text search, and Eloquent in 1995 (IPO 2000), which used rich media to power business communications. Eloquent was later acquired by Open Text, an enterprise software firm, where David served as CTO. David grew up in Massachusetts, where he earned a BS in physics from MIT.

Session Abstract

Session Synopsis: The importance of recently launched government initiatives, whether the PMI, the Cancer Moonshot, or the Microbiome Initiative is undeniable. This session will provide an update on the progress of each initiative towards their ambitious goals of disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment by respective government representatives.