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Ari Balogh

Ari Balogh, Chief Technology Officer

Ari Balogh oversees Airbnb’s Engineering and Data Science organizations. This includes leading our Infrastructure, IT, and Information Security teams, as well as core platforms like Trust, Payments, Community Support, and Growth & Traffic. Ari combines a passion for developing novel technology with a deep commitment to Airbnb’s mission of connection and belonging.

Prior to joining Airbnb, Ari was VP of Engineering at Google, where he was responsible for core infrastructure and data platforms, including the data and serving systems behind Google Search. Before Google, Ari was CTO at Yahoo!, where he led the 8,000+ engineering and product team and was responsible for all product development.

Ari holds an M.S.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.