John Adams (Twitter Operations) has worked in web security, operations, and systems engineering for over 15 years. Prior to Twitter, he has worked at Apple, Inktomi, c|net, and a major video-on-demand site, improving security, performance, and reliability at large scale.... Read More.
Dion Almaer is the founder of a brand new company named Set Direction where he has the pleasure of working with Ben Galbraith. The pair co-founded Ajaxian.com together and they are now focused on helping developers deliver fantastic experiences and... Read More.
Jeremy Bingham is the CTO and man-behind-the-curtain for DailyKos.com, a progressive Democratic weblog that is one of the largest sites in the political blogosphere. He considers himself lucky that a gig with the State of Washington fell through a... Read More.
Jake Brutlag is a data analyst with 10 years of industry experience,
first at Microsoft, then at Google. He has published papers on
distinct value estimation, email classification, aberrant behavior
detection for network time series, and search... Read More.
Dr. John Busch is a co-founder of Schooner Information Technology. Prior to Schooner, Dr. Busch was Research Director of Computer System Architecture and Analysis at Sun Microsystems laboratories from 1999 through 2006. In this role, he led research explorations in... Read More.
Mr. Chaudhary is responsible for leading Keynote’s product management team and has extended the company into new markets via 15 acquisitions. He has spent over 20 years in chief executive, marketing and engineering positions in Silicon Valley, previously having served... Read More.
Phil Dixon is the VP of Engineering for Shopzilla.com one of the largest and most comprehensive shopping networks on the planet. Each day millions of consumers shop for virtually anything via our websites Shopzilla.com, Bizrate.com and Beso.com and our publisher... Read More.
Ben Galbraith is the head of product and developer relations for Google’s Developer Product Group. Prior to Google, Ben has alternated between entrepreneurial and executive roles across companies in many industries, such as Mozilla, Palm/HP, and Walmart. He lives in... Read More.
Umang Gupta has served since 1997 as chairman and chief executive officer of Keynote Systems (NASDAQ: KEYN), the global leader in test and measurement solutions that improve mobile communications and online business performance. A well-known technology visionary and... Read More.
Jonathan Heiliger is the Vice President of Technical Operations at Facebook, where he oversees global infrastructure, site architecture and IT. Prior to Facebook, he was a technology advisor to several early-stage companies in connection with Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital.... Read More.
Small company veteran Justin started his career doing building embedded
systems ranging from imaging sonar to home automation. Then, he jumped head
first into web operations by building the backend infrastructure for Picnik.com.
He is currently a... Read More.
Marissa leads Google’s efforts on search products – web search, images, news, books, products, maps, – and other consumer-facing initiatives such as iGoogle, Google Earth, Google Chrome, and more. Her contributions have included designing and developing Google’s search interface, internationalizing... Read More.
During Bryan’s time at Google, he has contributed to various projects that make the web faster, including Shared Dictionary Compression over HTTP, optimizing web servers to better utilize HTTP, and most recently, the Page Speed web performance tool.... Read More.
Richard Rabbat is a product manager at Google. He recently released Page Speed, a Firefox add-on that analyzes web pages and gives suggestions on how to improve them in addition to doing some of the optimizations itself. He works on... Read More.
Jesse Robbins is a technology founder & innovator with a unique background as a firefighter and emergency manager. Robbins is widely recognized for transforming the way companies like Facebook & Yahoo manage complex internet systems, and for his work helping... Read More.
Ed Robinson has a long history in development tools and web performance. He was CEO and co-founder of Aptimize – the New Zealand-based pioneer in automated website performance tuning.
After Riverbed Technology acquired Aptimize in July 2011,... Read More.
Eric Schurman has been working with the web since the early versions of NCSA Mosaic. He’s currently at Amazon.com as a Principal Engineer working on latency. Prior to that he worked at Microsoft on projects ranging from Bing.com’s search... Read More.
Steve Souders is chief curver at SpeedCurve, where he works on the interplay between performance and design. Steve previously served as Google’s head performance engineer, Yahoo’s chief performance officer, and Fastly’s chief performance officer. Steve pioneered much of the... Read More.
Matt Tanase has always had the entrepreneurial spirit. Immediately following college, Matt started Qaddisin, a company focused on network security services and application development. After working on software consulting projects and being disappointed with the state of webhosting, he took... Read More.
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