July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Dan  McKinley

Dan McKinley
Engineer , Stripe

Website | @mcfunley

After starting his career in finance, Dan McKinley freaked out and moved to Brooklyn. He stumbled into a fledgling Etsy.com in 2007, and spent his first years there trying to stop overwhelming traffic from reducing the site to its constituent elements. In the time that followed he worked on activity feeds, search, recommendations, experimentation, and analytics. Dan currently works for Stripe from Los Angeles, California.


5:00pm–5:40pm Thursday, 07/23/2015
Architecture Portland 255
Tags: Featured
Dan McKinley (Stripe)
How do you choose the technology to run your business? You should use the best tools for the job, of course. But the precise definitions of the words "best" and "job" are tricky. This talk gives these terms shape, and introduces a framework for thinking about new technology rigorously, holistically, and systematically. Read more.