Speaker bio

I sometimes get asked to speak at events or join organizations. They often ask for a "speak bio", so here it is for anyone who needs it!


JJ Geewax is a software engineer at Google, currently focusing on real-time payment networks and financial inclusion around the world. In his role on the Payments team, he is responsible for Google's contributions to Mojaloop, an open-source real-time payment system, representing Google on the Technical Governing Board of the Mojaloop Foundation, and advising governments on technical aspects of RTP systems and third-party payment initiation.

Previously at Google, JJ has worked on Google Cloud Platform (leading the API Design team across Alphabet and AIP.dev) and the Ads team (leading east coast engineering for DoubleClick BidManager). Prior to Google, JJ was VP, Engineering at Invite Media, which was acquired by Google in 2010.

JJ is also the author of two books (Google Cloud Platform in Action and API Design Patterns) and has a Bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and son in Singapore.