Alistair Veitch works at Google on topics related to performance measurement and debugging, with a particular emphasison storage systems. Prior to Google, he was at HP Labs, where he was an HP Fellow, working on all aspects of storage systems design, from uses of new hardware, file systems, databases and distributed storage systems. He holds a B.Sc and M.Sc from the Waikato University, New Zealand, and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia.