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Sven Mawson

Senior Staff Software Engineer
Sven is a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Google, and one of the founders of the open source Istio project. He joined Google in 2006, and has spent the past 10+ years working on several generations of Google's Service Management platforms, beginning with the AtomPub-based Google Data APIs. Prior to joining Google, Sven worked for Salesforce.com, where he helped design and build the SOQL language for querying hosted object databases. Sven received his BS in Computer Science from Stanford University and his PhD in Computer Science from UCLA. He currently resides in a redwood forest in the Santa Cruz mountains, east of Half Moon Bay, and enjoys spending time with his wife and four children hiking through the woods and counting banana slugs.