I’m Jon Wiley, Principal Designer for Google Search. Ask me anything!
I've been at Google for nearly 8 years. I lead the user experience design of Google Search – we're always working on creating a simple, useful, beautiful experience. We're especially focused on our mobile Search app these days (both Android and iOS), making sure it's easy to search by voice, and that we're providing the right info just when you need it.
I’ve been designing for the web since 1994, I occasionally moonlight as an actor in mildly amusing YouTube videos, and I was a founding member of the Mars Society and helped scout the location for their research station in Utah. Feel free to ask me all about how I got into this, and how and why we design Google Search the way we do. Looking forward to it!
Edit: Ok, I gotta go. THANK YOU! Thanks for the interesting questions and ideas. Long time lurker, first time poster - this was fun.