James Heather

Engineering Manager, Play Console

James is the engineering manager of the App and Game Quality team in Play Console, where his role is to lead the team in building the right tools to enable Android developers to produce stable and high-performing apps. James oversees products from crash reporting to health metrics (Android vitals) to automated testing (Pre-Launch Report) and beyond. He was for many years an academic in computer security and formal methods, and he holds a doctorate from Royal Holloway, University of London. James is the fourth coolest person in the world, according to his son, who knows about these things.

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