Ben Gomes

Vice President and Google Fellow
Google
Ben is a Google Fellow and a lead for the company’s engineering efforts on search features. Ben has been with Google for more than 13 years and has worked in the development of nearly all aspects of Google Search, from crawling and indexing to ranking and new feature design, including features such as Google Instant and the Knowledge Graph. Prior to Google, Ben earned his Ph.D. in computer science from University of California, Berkeley. He was born in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania.