Prof. Soumya Kanti GhoshIIT Kharagpur
Prof. Soumya K. Ghosh received the Ph.D. and M.Tech. degrees from Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India. Presently, he is a Professor with Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. Before joining IIT Kharagpur, he worked for the Indian Space Research Organization in the area of satellite remote sensing and geographic information systems. He has more than 200 research papers in reputed journals and conference proceedings. His research interests include spatial data science, spatial web services and cloud computing.
Jimmy Tran is a Senior Program Manager within Google Cloud. He got his Bachelor's degree from UC-Berkeley. He has held various positions within Google working on both G Suite and GCP and was at Hewlett-Packard before joining Google.
Sowmya Kannan is the Global Lead for Google Cloud Learning in Higher Education. Sowmya Kannan has a broad range of experience in professional services, product engineering, technical writing, and technical curriculum development. She co-authored The Java Tutorial book at Oracle. As technical lead for application development curriculum at Google Cloud, Sowmya developed Coursera courses related Developing Applications with Google Cloud Platform.
Priyanka Vergadia is an engineer at Google Cloud. Previously she has worked at Akamai Technologies, Intel and Genesys Telecommunications. She creates online learning content on Cloud related topics, her series "Get Cooking in Cloud" and "Deconstructing Chatbots" are available on Google Cloud Youtube Channel. While she is not producing videos, writing blogs or speaking at conferences, she draws and paints.
Seth Vargo is an engineer at Google Cloud. Previously he worked at HashiCorp, Chef Software, CustomInk, and some Pittsburgh-based startups. He is the author of Learning Chef and is passionate about reducing inequality in technology. When he is not writing, working on open source, teaching, or speaking at conferences, Seth advises non-profits.
Evan is a self-proclaimed board game geek, triathlete, data junkie, and big data teacher. He lives in San Jose and once swam from near Alcatraz back to shore. He's a nerd for good data visualizations and enjoys debating how the word .gif is pronounced.
Philipp Maier is a technical curriculum developer at Google with a focus on Cloud Infrastructure and Networking. He got his Master's from Stanford University in Aerospace Engineering where he developed a passion for teaching. In his free time he likes to hike, run, cycle, snowboard, travel and cook.
Alex Hanna is a researcher on the ethical AI team at Google. She holds a MSc and PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison in sociology.