Our team is diverse in every respect, spanning geography, generations, and deep expertise.

Maria Zhang

VP of Engineering at Google

Maria is currently VP of Engineering at Google, and has also served as VP of Engineering at Meta, LinkedIn, Tinder, and Yahoo. She was a Venture Partner at IDG Capita and founded Alike, a mobile local recommendation app, which was acquired by Yahoo in February 2013. Before starting Alike, Maria was a Principal Software Development Manager at Microsoft, a Product Team Lead at, and a Senior Software Engineer at NetIQ Corp. She holds Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics degrees from the University of East Michigan and Tsinghua University.