Matthew Bye is competition counsel at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View. He previously worked and 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 on designated projects for Commissioner
Pamela Jones Harbor.
From 2001 through 2004, Matthew was an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel for Policy Studies, where he was
a primary author of various FTC reports, including "Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition," "To Promote
Innovation: The Proper Balance of Competition Law and Patent Law Policy," and "Generic Drug Entry Prior to Patent
Matthew is a recipient of the FTC's Stephen Nye Award, which is the highest award given to a junior attorney, as well as
the Award for Meritorious Service. Matthew served on the editorial board for the American Bar Association's Antitrust Law
Developments and is chair of the ABA Antitrust Section's Technology Resources Committee. He has written about and
spoken at numerous conferences across the U.S. on antitrust issues involving e-commerce, standard-setting, and the