Marc Hedlund

Marc Hedlund
SVP Product Development, Etsy

Marc Hedlund is co-founder and CEO of Wesabe, a personal finance community helping consumers manage and get the most from their money. Before starting Wesabe, Marc was an entrepreneur-in-residence at O’Reilly Media. Prior to that, he was VP of Engineering at Sana Security, co-founder and CEO of Popular Power, a distributed computing startup, and founder and general manager of Lucas Online, the internet subsidiary of Lucasfilm, Ltd. During his early career, Marc was Director of Engineering at Organic Online, and was CTO at Webstorm, where he wrote one of the Internet’s first shopping cart applications in 1994. He is a graduate of Reed College.

Sessions

Operations 209/210
Sam Quigley (Square, Inc), Coda Hale (Yammer, Inc.), Marc Hedlund (Etsy)
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More and more webapps are storing sensitive data for their users. Personal finance company Wesabe has open sourced a piece of software, Grendel (http://github.com/wesabe/grendel), that we think can help many sites protect users’ data in a simple way. This talk will cover the ideas behind Grendel, how and where to use it, and its limitations and future directions. Read more.

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