Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY
John Allspaw

John Allspaw
Research and Former CTO, Adaptive Capacity Labs

Website | @allspaw

John Allspaw has worked in software systems engineering and operations for twenty years in many different environments: biotech, government, online media, social networking, and e-commerce. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructure at Salon.com, InfoWorld.com, Friendster, and Flickr, and Etsy. He served as SVP of Engineering and then Chief Technology Officer at Etsy, and holds an MSc in Human Factors and Systems Safety from Lund University.

Sessions

9:00am–9:10am Tuesday, 10/13/2015
Keynote
Location: Grand Ballroom
Courtney Nash (O'Reilly), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.13, 30 ratings)
Velocity Program Chairs, Courtney Nash, John Allspaw, and Steve Souders open the first day of keynotes. Read more.
9:00am–9:05am Wednesday, 10/14/2015
Keynote
Location: Grand Ballroom
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Courtney Nash (O'Reilly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.44, 18 ratings)
Velocity Program Chairs, Steve Souders, John Allspaw, and Courtney Nash open the second day of keynotes. Read more.
10:05am–10:25am Wednesday, 10/14/2015
Keynote
Location: Grand Ballroom
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 35 ratings)
Having spent a large part of my career leading operations and infrastructure teams, I hadn’t yet found satisfying answers to these questions: What makes them good at this? What is necessary to help them get better? Read more.

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