Brian Willard

Software engineer at Google

Brian is a Software Engineer at Google, he has been leading Google’s portability engineering effort for the past 4 years. This include products like Takeout that make it easy for users to download a copy of their data stored in Google’s various products in one easy spot. Lately Brian has been working with other industry partners to develop the Data Transfer Project, an open source framework design to facilitate service-to-service transfers and enable the next step in empowering users to control their own data.

My Sessions

Tools for Data Portability


The session will showcase four open-source projects that focus on data portability. We will start investigating how new business models can leverage data portability and what tools and technologies can support that. Following this overview we will then conclude the session with lessons learned from real cases on how to build user friendly data portability […]

Data Portability