About Google Cloud Platform Podcast

Tune in every week to hear from our hosts about Google Cloud Platform!

Current Hosts

Mark Mandel
Mark Mandel
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Mark Mandel is a Developer Advocate for the Google Cloud Platform. Hailing from Australia, Mark built his career developing backend web applications which included several widely adopted open source projects, and running an international conference in Melbourne for several years. Since then he has focused on becoming a polyglot developer, building systems in Go, JRuby and Clojure on a variety of infrastructures. In his spare time he plays with his dog, trains martial arts and reads too much fantasy literature.

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Michelle Casbon
Michelle Casbon
Senior Developer Programs Engineer, Google Cloud

Michelle is a Developer Programs Engineer for Google Cloud, where she empowers engineers and data scientists to deploy ML applications. She focuses on open source tooling for startups and enterprises and is an active contributor to the Kubeflow project.

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Mark Mirchandani
Mark Mirchandani
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Mark Mirchandani is a Developer Advocate for Google Cloud focusing on creating scalable ways to help technical practitioners make their lives easier, or at least laugh!

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Jon Foust
Jon Foust
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Jon is a Google Cloud Developer Advocate focused on Cloud Gaming. He enjoys helping developers use Google Cloud APIs easily within Unity. In his spare time, you can find Jon playing Volleyball, Baseball/Softball, and as you probably have guessed... Games!

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Brian Dorsey
Brian Dorsey
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Brian is a Developer Advocate for Google Cloud. He helps with the full spectrum of compute services; from VMs, through containers, & Serverless. He enjoys flying RC aircraft and making things with lasers.

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Gabriela Ferrara
Gabriela Ferrara
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Gabi is a Developer Advocate at Google Cloud and a passionate Software Engineer. She likes simplifying complex systems, and believes abstractions are best when they can be understood in a real life example. She’s driven to go beyond DBA lingo to make database and storage technology more accessible to software developers.

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Aja Hammerly
Aja Hammerly
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Aja lives in Seattle where she is a Developer Advocate at Google and a member of the Seattle Ruby Brigade. Her favorite languages are Ruby and Prolog. She also loves working with large piles of data. In her free time she enjoys skiing, cooking, knitting, and long coding sessions on the beach.

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Gabe Weiss
Gabe Weiss
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Gabe works on the Google Cloud Platform team ensuring that developers can make awesome things, both inside and outside of Google. That could mean speaking at conferences, writing example code, running bootcamps, writing technical blogs or just doing some hand holding. Prior to Google he's worked in virtual reality production and distribution, source control, the games industry and professional acting.

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Priyanka Vergadia
Priyanka Vergadia
Developer Advocate, Google Cloud Platform

Priyanka is a Developer Advocate for Google Cloud. She helps technical practitioners utilize the full spectrum of Google Cloud products in their specific business challenges. She enjoys sleeping and painting.

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Hosts Memoriam

Melanie Warrick
Melanie Warrick
Developer Relations Engineer, AI and the Cloud at Google

Melanie Warrick is a Developer Relations Engineer for AI and the Cloud at Google and speaks a lot about AI and ML. She was a founding engineer on a deep learning platform prior to Google and worked on machine learning engineering at Change.org. In another life she had a comprehensive consulting career, as an IC and leading teams both domestic and international and before that she was working behind the scenes in the film industry. In her spare time, she sleeps.

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Francesc Campoy Flores
Francesc Campoy Flores
Developer Advocate, Go and the Cloud at Google

Francesc Campoy Flores was an original co-host of the podcast and Developer Advocate for Go and the Cloud at Google. He joined the Go team in 2012 and since then he has written some considerable didactic resources and traveled the world attending conferences, organizing live courses, and meeting fellow gophers. He joined Google in 2011 as a backend software engineer working mostly in C++ and Python, but it was with Go that he rediscovered how fun programming can be.

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