William Chou




Staff Software Engineer

Feb 2020 — present

  • Founder and tech lead manager for 0-to-1 modern content projects in Search

Staff Software Engineer

Sep 2016 — Jan 2020

  • Tech lead manager of AMP NYC in Search
  • Built AMP's data-binding and concurrency programming models
  • Engineering lead for new AMP surfaces e.g. email and Google Assistant
  • Gave talks at Google I/O, AMP Conf, and developer conferences globally

Senior Software Engineer

Nov 2013 — Aug 2016

  • Tech lead for Google Drive for iOS
  • Built UI rewrite shared across four apps, drag & drop, and new upload system
  • Modernized release processes, reduced startup latency by 25% and crash rate by 83%


Senior Software Engineer

May 2012 — Jun 2013


Game Programmer

Sep 2010 — Apr 2012


Cornell University

2005 — 2009

BA and MEng. in Computer Science


Absolute Zero Breakdancing Club

2005 — present

  • 2009 Northeast intercollegiate champions