This is a summary resume, for full details see my LinkedIn profile.

Present position

Senior manager, Site Reliability Engineering, Google, 2023–present.

I’ve managed managers of both existing and new SRE teams, and individual contributors from new grad through to senior staff level, developed effective tech leads, hired and built a new team, and I’ve represented reliability as part of technical leadership teams in planning the future of products.

I’m presently the global lead of Zettastore SRE, leading teams in Australia and California to provide reliable logging and storage for billing and analytics purposes to Google products, at Google scale.

In the past, I’ve managed reliability engineering teams for the Cloud Pub/Sub product and several internal infrastructure services including inter-process communication, structured storage, analytics, and data acquisition (crawling) products.

Selected past positions

  • Manager, Site Reliability Engineering, Google, 2017–2023
  • Software engineer, Site Reliability, Google, 2016–2017
  • Deputy Executive Director, the Ada Initiative, 2013–2015
  • Director of operations and programs, the Ada Initiative, 2011–2013


See my Speaker page.


  • Doctor of Philosophy; computer science (Macquarie University)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours); honours class I in computing (Macquarie University), majors in computer science and mathematics (University of Sydney)
  • Bachelor of Arts, majors in linguistics, philosophy and semiotics (University of Sydney)