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Eve Astrid Andersson

About Me

I live in San Francisco and work as a Senior Director for Google, leading our accessibility effort. At Google, I've also held technical, management, strategy, and client-facing roles in Buenos Aires, London, New York, and Mountain View. Prior to Google, I was a Senior Vice President at Neumont University (a start-up university); before that, Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Universidad Galileo (Guatemala); and before that, Founder and VP Operations of ArsDigita Corporation (acquired by Red Hat). LinkedIn Profile.

Engineering degrees from Caltech (bachelor's) and Berkeley (master's). Wharton MBA in Finance. GMAT: 800. Research: Characteristics and Determinants of Private Equity Returns (MBA) and Computational Analysis of Pyrolysis (master's).

Places I've Lived
Boston (Cambridge), Buenos Aires, Guatemala, London, Los Angeles (Pasadena), New York, San Francisco (Berkeley, Mountain View, and San Francisco proper), Seattle, Salt Lake City

Places I've Been
Antarctica, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, West Bank (Palestinian territory), Zambia

Places I Want to Go
New Zealand, Madagascar, Galapagos, Santorini, Gombe National Park (Tanzania), Sealand, International Space Station

Things I Enjoy
Pi, Legos, Arduino, travel, photography, teaching, Arvo Pärt, Astor Piazzolla, dogs, penguins, statistics, machine learning.

How I would spend my time if I didn't have a day job.


Africa   Cameroon
Lagos, Nigeria
Lusaka, Zambia
Marrakech, Morocco
South Africa
Antarctica   Antarctica
Asia   China
Petra, Jordan
Europe   Algarve, Portugal
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Athens, Greece
Barcelona, Spain
Berlin, Germany
Copenhagen, Denmark
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Granada, Spain
Graubünden, Switzerland
Northern Ireland, UK
Paris, France
Prague, Czech Republic
Rome, Italy
South of France
Tromsø, Norway
Zagreb, Croatia
Zürich, Switzerland
Latin America   Argentina
Cancun, Mexico
Colonia, Uruguay
Santiago, Chile
United States   California's Wine Regions
New Orleans
Washington, DC

(12392 photos from 328 locations in 45 countries)


Software Engineering for Internet Applications with Philip Greenspun and Andrew Grumet, MIT Press, March 2006

Early Adopter VoiceXML, Chapter 2, Wrox Press, August 2001

6 Things I've Learned through Web Analytics

VoiceXML: letting people talk to your HTTP server through the telephone

Reverse Engineering a Data Model Using the Oracle Data Dictionary


Pi flower Pi Land: pi games, poetry, equations, and [some of] the digits themselves


All works composed and performed by Eve (a long time ago).

  • Vaso Azzurro
    March 2007
    Length: 5:23
    Instrument: Piano
    MP3 | score

  • Caminata del Angel
    March 2008
    Length: 3:58
    Instruments: Piano, Guitar, Bass
    MP3 | score

  • Juanune
    January 2005
    Length: 3:14
    Instrument: Piano
    MP3 | score

  • La Boca
    May 2005
    Length: 3:18
    Instruments: Piano, Electric Piano
    MP3 | score

  • The Brilliant Sky
    October 2007
    Length: 4:08
    Instrument: Piano
    MP3 | score