Kevin Nelson is a Google Cloud Developer Advocate focused on helping large enterprises meet their company goals by accelerating software development while simultaneously improving reliability . He speaks frequently at developer-focused events around the world. Before joining the Cloud team, he was a Senior Product Manager on Google Drive. Prior to joining Google in 2014, Kevin was a successful serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience building and managing infrastructure software and SAAS companies. Kevin also co-founded Quantum Scientific Imaging, a company which designs and manufactures scientific CCD cameras for applications that require superior image performance such as astronomical and medical imaging.
In his free time, Kevin is an avid traveler, sailor, brewer and history buff who loves stargazing and studying the Age of Exploration. Mr. Nelson received a degree in Information and Computer Science from the University of California at Irvine.