John Allspaw

John Allspaw
CTO, Etsy

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John Allspaw is Etsy’s chief technology officer, leading the Product Engineering, Infrastructure, and Operations teams. Previously, he was the SVP of infrastructure and operations at Etsy. For over 17 years, John has worked in system operations in the biotech, government, and online media industries. John began his career running vehicle crash simulations for the US government. In 1997, he made the leap to the Web, building the technical infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster, and Flickr. John is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning and Web Operations: Keeping the Data on Time, both by O’Reilly Media. He holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MSC from Lund University.

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Grand Ballroom
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Program Chairs, John Allspaw and Steve Souders, open the first day of keynotes. Read more.
Grand Ballroom
John Allspaw (Etsy), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Program Chairs, John Allspaw and Steve Souders, open the second day of keynotes. Read more.
Sutton North
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Program Chairs, John Allspaw and Steve Souders round up the conference with a recap. Read more.

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