Google Durham and Cloud Networking

Duke Computer Science Colloquium
Speaker Name
Kamala Subramaniam
Date and Time
The talk will be virtual on Zoom.
The Zoom link will be emailed to the CS department, or contact Jennifer Schmidt (jschmidt at to request it.

Learn from the Google Engineering Site Lead in Durham, North Carolina about Google Cloud's hyper growth plans in Durham for engineering, followed by an introduction to some of the problems Cloud Networking in Durham is solving at scale.

Short Biography

Kamala Subramaniam is currently the Google Engineering Site Lead, Durham, North Carolina responsible for growing Google Cloud’s presence in North Carolina and building an ecosystem of academia, the industry, and the local communities. Kamala will focus on research, scientific discovery, and technological advancement, all with a keen focus on diversity and inclusion.

Kamala began her career at Google in 2016 in the Bay Area where she was an engineering leader for Google’s infrastructure networks. Kamala works on the scalability, efficiency, and reliability of all of Google’s networks - Data Center Networks, B4 private datacenter networks, B2 internet facing WAN, and the Cloud Network. Her experience is in building strongly performant engineering teams that work on large scale distributed systems that are geographically distributed. Kamala is also the Diversity & Inclusion leader for Google Networking, passionate about hiring and growing underrepresented talent in her organizations.

She received both an MS and a Phd in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University (NCSU). Kamala serves on NCSU’s Computer Science Strategic Advisory Board. 

Jeff Chase