Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Hui Ding

Hui Ding
Director, Engineering, Facebook

Hui Ding is a director of engineering at Facebook, where he heads infrastructure at Instagram. During his time at Instagram, Hui has led many engineering and product development efforts, scaled Instagram infrastructure from supporting 40M+ users to 800M+ users, and built out and grew the organization from three engineers to a 70+-person cross-functional team.


11:50am12:30pm Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Level: Intermediate
Hui Ding (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Hui Ding explains how open source software has helped lead to Instagram's success—particularly Django, the open source Python-based framework. Hui discusses Instagram's evolution from a mere follower falling behind the community to a leading contributor and shares perspectives on aligning Instagram's engineering team and working with the Python community. Read more.