Mike Ching

Mike Ching is a seasoned technologist with specialties in web search, social media, and on-line advertising. During his decade long career in the high tech industry, Mike has led the development of hot new social features on Bing, including the Personalized Facebook Like Answer and the Twitter People Recommendation Answer. Mike has managed a hundred-fifty million dollar Search business. He possesses in-depth software development experience in building large-scale distributed systems and led global engineering teams across United States, India, and China.

Currently, Mike is the Director of Search Ranking at eBay.  Previously, he was a Principle Program Manager at Microsoft, and a Senior Engineering Manager at Yahoo.  While at IBM Research, Mike received an Outstanding Technical Accomplishment Award in 2007.

Mike received a BA in Economics and an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University. He is a recipient of a 1999 American Association of People with Disabilities - Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award for outstanding public service, including serving as the first Chairperson of the Youth Advisory Committee for the National Council on Disability.