Madhukar N. Thakur

Madhukar N. Thakur

Director for Engineering
Google

Madhukar leads the Counter Abuse Technology team responsible for spam, abuse fighting solutions and infrastructure for large clients such as Gmail, Google Photos, Google Cloud, and many others. Prior to Google, Madhukar was a founder of two startup companies.
He has over 25 years experience in Software Engineering – distributed systems, databases, machine learning, etc. He is proficient in Computer Sciences with B.Tech from IIT Bombay, M.S. from SIU Carbondale, and PhD from University of California, Santa Cruz. He is also an inventor on many patents.