Ciera is the tech lead manager of the Engineering Productivity Research within Developer Infrastructure. The Engineering Productivity Research team brings a data-driven approach to business decisions around engineering productivity. They use a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods to triangulate on measuring productivity. Ciera previously worked on Tricorder, Google's static analysis platform. She received her B.S. in Software Engineering from Cal Poly and her Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon, where she worked with Jonathan Aldrich on cost-effective static analysis and software framework design.