Steve Souders

Steve Souders
Chief Curver, SpeedCurve

Website | @souders

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 work in the world of web performance. He is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites as well as the creator of many performance tools and services including YSlow, HTTP Archive, Episodes, ControlJS, and Browserscope. Steve taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford and serves as cochair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O’Reilly.

Sessions

Web Performance Ballroom ABCD
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), Patrick Meenan (Google), Alois Reitbauer (Compuware APM Division), Sergey Chernyshev (NY Web Performance Meetup), Craig Conboy (Blaze)
Average rating: ***..
(3.09, 46 ratings)
Go beyond the numbers and learn how to do more advanced analysis and testing with WebPagetest. Evaluate the impact of third-party content, script multi-step paths and see the actual user experience all without changing site code. Read more.
Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ***..
(3.81, 16 ratings)
Mission City Ballroom
Marcel Duran (Google Inc.), Patrick Meenan (Google), Dave Johnson (Nitobi), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 17 ratings)
Four demos in 30 minutes. Read more.
Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 8 ratings)
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