His prior work includes compilation and run-time systems for object-oriented programming, hardware compilation, and real-time garbage collection. He is a Fellow of the ACM, and has served on the governing boards of ACM SIGPLAN and SIGBED.
David F. Bacon leads the design and evolution of the Spanner storage engine (Ressi) along with the exploitation of new hardware technologies in databases. The team is based in Google's New York City office. David received his A.B. from Columbia University in 1985 and his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1997.