Director of Engineering, GoogleMayank Upadhyay is Director of Engineering in Google's Security team and has been at Google for about ten years. He spent the first half of his career at Google building backend privacy and security controls for data in Google's cloud, and decided to tackle end-user authentication issues in recent years. His team is responsible for various strong authentication features such as 2-Step Verification, and newer technologies for smart tokens and mobile authentication. Before joining Google, Mayank worked at Sun Microsystems and two wireless startups in the Silicon Valley building security products. He believes that security needs to be easy and intuitive for mass adoption. Mayank has a master's in computer science from Stanford University.