Vice President of Engineering, Google Travel
Oliver Heckmann is VP of Engineering for Google Travel, responsible for Google’s travel products including Google Flight Search, QPX, Hotel Ads, and Travel in Google Search. His total organization is about 300 people based in Mountain View, Cambridge and Zürich.
Before working on Travel, Oliver was a VP based in Zürich, leading the global YouTube Creator teams. And before joining Google in 2006, he was leading a research team at the Multimedia Communications Lab in Darmstadt / Germany. In 2004, he won an award for the best German Computer Science Dissertation.