Ben joined Google as Site Reliability Tsar in 2003. In that role he has led the development and operations of Google's production software infrastructure, network, and major user-facing services. Earlier, Ben held engineering management roles at Seven Networks as Vice President of Engineering, at E.piphany as an engineering director, and at Versant Object Technology, in roles ranging from individual contributor to Vice President of RD. Ben started his career at Oracle at age 17 as a software engineer. Ben holds bachelor's and master's degrees in Computer Science from Stanford University, and an MBA from the University of California- Berkeley Haas School of Business.