Luiz André Barroso*


Luiz André Barroso is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Barroso is a Google Fellow, having more than 30 years of experience working in the technology and innovation segment. Luiz has worked in Google for more than 20 years and has founded and led the office of Cross-Google Engineering (XGE), being responsible for technology coordination across all of Google’s products. Over his more than two decades at Google, Luiz has worked as VP of Engineering in the Core and Maps team, while also working with microarchitecture research, datacenter design, energy efficient computing, Google Search, Google Scholar, and Google Earth. Mr. Barroso is the author of "The Datacenter as a Computer" the reference book on the computing infrastructure used by large technology companies, and his pioneering work in this area was recognized in 2020 with the ACM Eckert-Mauchly Award. He is also a member of National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of American Academy of Arts & Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science and of Association for Computing Machinery. Mr. Barroso holds a PhD and a Master’s Degree in Computer Engineering from University of Southern California and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronical Engineering from PUC-RJ.

Independent Director