July 20–24, 2015
Portland, OR
Josh Bleecher Snyder

Josh Bleecher Snyder
Director of Software Engineering, PayPal

Website | @josharian

Josh Bleecher Snyder is the director of software engineering at PayPal. He was a co-founder/CTO of Card.io, which was acquired by PayPal in 2012. Josh led card.io’s technology development. Before card.io, Josh founded Treeline Labs, an iOS software development company, and was a senior software engineer at AdMob where he was the first iOS engineer. Josh dropped out of the philosophy Ph.D. program at Stanford University (ABD).


1:30pm–5:00pm Tuesday, 07/21/2015
Scale E143/144
This tutorial will enable you to understand and improve the performance of your Go programs. We will do a deep dive into Go's powerful profiling and benchmarking tools, and discuss basic and advanced optimization techniques. Read more.
2:30pm–3:10pm Wednesday, 07/22/2015
Mobility E147/148
card.io scans credit cards using your phone's camera. It was recently open-sourced. This talk will explain how card.io works its magic. No computer vision or machine learning background required. Read more.