William Chou




Staff Software Engineer

Feb 2020 — present

  • Tech lead of distributed team for Web Stories by Google for WordPress
  • Founder and tech lead manager for unannounced Search product

Staff Software Engineer

Sep 2016 — Sep 2020

  • Tech lead manager of AMP NYC — grew team from two to ten across three subteams
  • Wrote popular data-binding and concurrency programming models for AMP
  • Led AMP for Email adoption by Gmail, Outlook.com, and Yahoo! Mail
  • Gave talks at Google I/O, AMP Conf, and developer conferences globally

Senior Software Engineer

Nov 2013 — Aug 2016

  • Tech lead of five engineers for Google Drive iOS
  • Designed Material UI framework shared across Drive, Docs, Sheets, & Slides iOS
  • Rebuilt upload system, modernized releasing, and reduced startup latency by 25%


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