Steve Woods maybe Canada's top tech developer. He has led teams at Google in delivering projects central to Google’s worldwide mission. He is on the Board of Communitech. He has founded two Silicon Valley startups.
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Steve Woods maybe Canada's top tech developer. As site lead and engineering director at Google’s largest Canadian product development location in Kitchener-Waterloo, Dr. Woods is responsible for building and fostering a creative culture of innovation, engineering, and product delivery. He has led teams at Google in delivering projects central to Google’s worldwide mission - from advertising systems to consumer services in social, communications and retail areas. In addition to working on a volunteer basis with entrepreneurial organizations in the K-W area, Dr Woods previously founded several Silicon Valley companies including NeoEdge Networks (in-game advertising) and Quack.com (interactive voice services), which was acquired by AOL/Time Warner. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Waterloo, and has received numerous engineering and academic awards including Waterloo’s J.W. Graham Medal in Computing and Innovation.