Diane Tang is being recognized as a Distinguished Alumna for her innovative work leading the search ads quality team of Alphabet—Google’s parent company.
Tang received her bachelor’s degree in computer science at Harvard University and a PhD in the same subject from Stanford University. She began at Google in 2003, spending her first ten+ years with the company focused on increasing the quality and profitability of Google’s search ads, which provide the majority of the company’s revenues. She helped build the team from a dozen members to over four hundred, as well as the infrastructure and tools for A/B testing. Tang has also published a number of research papers for Google.
Today, Tang is a fellow in Google Research, working on both health projects as well as measurement
and A/B testing across Google.