Director, Competition Legal, Google
Matthew Bye is a Director and head of Google’s global competition legal team, which advises the company across all competition issues, including government investigations, litigation, product design, and mergers & acquisitions.
Matthew previously worked at the Federal Trade Commission and in the antitrust practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Washington DC. During his tenure at the FTC, Matthew served as an attorney advisor to former Commissioner Orson Swindle, whom he advised on antitrust and consumer protection matters. Matthew also worked as an attorney in the FTC’s Office of the General Counsel.
Matthew is a recipient of the FTC’s Stephen Nye Award, which is the highest award given to a junior attorney, as well as an Award for Meritorious Service.
Matthew graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (First Class honors) and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.