Randy is a Silicon Valley technology executive with 30+ years of experience scaling technology infrastructures and engineering organizations, ranging from tiny startups to Internet-scale companies. Currently, he is the VP Engineering and Chief Architect at eBay.
He served as CTO of KIXEYE, a 500-person maker of real-time strategy games for web and mobile devices. Prior to KIXEYE, he was Director of Engineering in Google's cloud computing group, leading several teams building Google App Engine, the world's largest Platform as a Service. Previously, he was CTO and Co-Founder of Shopilly, an ecommerce startup, and spent 6 1/2 years as Chief Engineer and Distinguished Architect at eBay. He was Chief Architect and Fellow at Tumbleweed Communications, and has held various engineering and architecture roles at Oracle and Informatica.
Randy is a frequent keynote speaker and consultant in areas from scalability and cloud computing, to analytics and data science, to engineering culture and DevOps. He is particularly interested in the nexus of people, culture, and technology.
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