Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Thursday Opening Remarks

Allyson MacDonald (O'Reilly Media), Kyle Simpson (Getify), Tammy Everts (SpeedCurve)
1:00pm–1:10pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom

Thursday Opening Remarks

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Allyson MacDonald

O'Reilly Media

Ally MacDonald is an editor at O’Reilly Media covering web programming topics. Ally spends a lot of time thinking about how to help developers tackle web development churn, the intersection of design and technology, and tacos.

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Kyle Simpson


Kyle Simpson is an evangelist of the Open Web, passionate about all things JavaScript. He writes, speaks, teaches, and contributes to OSS.

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Tammy Everts


Tammy Everts is a co-chair of O’Reilly Fluent.

Tammy has spent the past two decades studying how people use the web. Since 2009, she’s focused on the intersection between web performance, user experience, and business metrics. Her book, Time Is Money: The Business Value of Web Performance (O’Reilly), is a distillation of much of this research. She co-curates (with Tim Kadlec) WPO Stats, a collection of performance case studies.

Tammy is chief experience officer at SpeedCurve, where she helps companies understand how visitors use their websites.

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