Kevin Nelson is a Google Cloud Developer Advocate focused on storage, big data analytics and machine learning. Before joining the Cloud team, he was a lead Product Manager on Google Drive. Prior to joining Google in 2014, Kevin was a successful entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience building and managing software and SAAS companies.
In addition to working at Google, Kevin sits on the board of Quantum Scientific Imaging, a company he co-founded 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 sailor and history buff who loves stargazing and studying the Age of Exploration. Mr. Nelson received a B.S. degree in Information and Computer Science from the University of California at Irvine.