Angela Lai

Angela Lai

Google
VP Engineering, Knowledge

Background

Angela is currently responsible for the Knowledge Graph and Knowledge Panels series of products and engineering efforts, which aims at providing useful answers through accumulating knowledge and a better semantic understanding of user queries. Previously, Angela led various teams in the commercial part of Google, including AdWords and Payments, where she led generations of infrastructure development as well as many innovative and impactful products.

Prior to Google, Angela was a Principal Engineer at Silicon Graphics before founding a video technology startup called Generic Media.

Angela holds a Master's degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the Wharton School.