Chi-yao Hong is a Staff Software Engineer / Tech Lead Manager at Google where he leads wide-area network routing performance and pathing quality. His current interests include optimizing Google's routing infrastructure with an emphasis on availability, scalability and manageability. He received a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2014). He is a recipient of the Symantec Research Labs Graduate Fellowship (2012), the Best Paper Award from Passive and Active Measurement Conference (2011), and the Master’s Thesis Award from ACM Taipei/Taiwan Chapter (2008).