Zach Hynes

Software Engineer

Google

Zach graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Science & Physics and an M. Eng. in Computer Science. He has been a Software Engineer on the Civic Engagement team since 2015 and enjoys working at the intersection of data science and civics. Zach lives and works in New York City but stays true to the Boston Celtics and Red Sox.

Speaking In

Scaling election products through user research and impact analysis

An outline of the product development cycle used by Google’s Civic Engagement team, with a particular focus on understanding user needs and the use of learnings from past elections. Plus, discussion of plans to build a scalable Search product to support informed participation in elections in every democracy worldwide.