Dr. Marian Croak: Creator of VoIP, The Technology Behind Skype, SMS Messaging & More!

… initial communications technology for Project Loon which uses balloons to extend coverage. She led the deployment of wifi across India’s railway system, dealing with extreme weather and high population density. Most recently, she has assumed responsibility for reliability engineering for many of Google’s services. She serves on the board of directors of the Centre for Holocausts, Human Rights & Genocide Education.

The mother of three grown children, Marian enjoys long-distance running and sits on the board of the Holocaust and Human Rights Educational Center in New Jersey.