Urs Hölzle

Urs Hölzle is senior vice president of technical infrastructure and Google Fellow at Google. As Google's eighth employee and its first VP of Engineering, he has shaped much of Google's development processes and infrastructure.Before joining Google, he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at UC Santa Barbara. He received a master's degree in computer science from ETH Zurich in 1988 and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship that same year. In 1994, he earned a Ph.D. from Stanford University, where his research focused on programming languages and their efficient implementation.
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  • Larry Page Transfers Leadership Of Core Google Products, Including Search, Re/Code Reports

    … for rewarding Google loyalists. Re/code’s report points out that the top executives in the departments Pichai now presides over have been all been with the company for 10 years or more. Executives who formerly reported to Page will now report to Pichai, which includes Alan Eustace in research, Amit Singhal in search, Dave Besbris in social, Jen Fitzpatrick in maps, Sridhar Ramaswamy in ads and commerce, and Urs Hölzle in technical infrastructure. Pichai, of course, will still report to Page. You Might Also Like …

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