Charles Changhua He is currently chief architect of compute and storage at Ant Group, operator of Alipay, world’s largest digital payment platform. He obtained PhD in computer science from Stanford University and served as a seasoned tech leader at Google and Airbnb in Silicon Valley. Charles focuses on large-scale distributed systems and big data systems. While at Google, Charles led the development of Caffeine, a real-time web search indexing system which drastically improved search experience with much fresher results.
Charles joined Ant Group in 2017 and has since been responsible for compute and storage infrastructure, including financial big data systems, large-scale graph computing, and machine learning platform.