Alex Russell

Alex Russell is a Staff Software Engineer on Chrome team at Google where he designs new features for the Web Platform and leads Chrome’s Standards work. He’s a member of ECMA TC39 , the committee standardizing JavaScript, and is an elected member of the W3C’s Technical Architecture Group where he works to improve the state of API design for the web.

His recent projects include Web Components, ES6 features including Classes and Promises, and Service Workers. Previously he helped build Chrome Frame and led the Dojo Toolkit project. Alex plays for Team Web.


Progressive web apps and what’s next for mobile

March 9, 2016

Web apps have long been considered underpowered compared to native mobile apps. Alex Russell describes a new way to build web apps that combines emerging browser features to bring mobile apps up to desktop standards.