Lightning Demos

Guy Podjarny (Snyk), Manish Lachwani (Appurify), Doug Sillars (AT&T)
Web Performance, Mission City Ballroom
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Join us for a snappy series of five-minute talks on the main stage.

Akamai IO

Guy Podjarny

Guy will demonstrate the Akamai Internet Observatory, a portal showing browser and mobile device market share, based on real world traffic observed by Akamai. Guy will show how to use Akamai IO to get to the data you need to understand your clients and guide decisions around device and browser support.

Mobile app performance optimization with Appurify

Manish Lachwani

Appurify provides the first run-time platform for debugging HTML5, native and browser apps on real mobile devices. In this quick demo, Manish will demonstrate who Appurify can be used to optimize front-end rendering and server side calls for an app on a real mobile device.

Application Resource Optimizer (ARO)

Doug Sillars

Doug will run a quick demonstration of AT&T’s Application Resource Optimizer (ARO). ARO collects network traffic on your device and grades your mobile app (or web app) against several mobile best practices.

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Guy Podjarny


Guy Podjarny is Snyk’s co-founder and CEO, focusing on using open source and staying secure. Guy was previously CTO at Akamai following their acquisition of his startup,, and worked on the first web app firewall & security code analyzer. Guy is a frequent conference speaker & the author of O’Reilly “Securing Open Source Libraries”, "Responsive & Fast” and “High Performance Images”.

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Manish Lachwani


Manish is a mobile debugging, testing and performance optimization researcher and evangelist, and currently CTO and co-founder at Appurify. Manish brings a unique blend of expertise across the entire mobile stack. As a systems architect at Amazon Kindle, he designed the operating system for the Kindle line of products. At MontaVista, he was among a select group of MIPS/ARM architects that worked on the first multicore real time Linux OS, Linux 2.4 and 2.6 versions. Manish holds 21 patents in the areas of USB, Power Management, Chargers, System Debugging and Validation. Prior to Appurify, he was a CTO at Zynga.

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Doug Sillars


Doug has been a member of the AT&T Developer Program for the last 10 years. He currently leads a team of outreach engineers who are training developers in best practices for mobile performance. The tools and best practices developed at AT&T help developers make mobile apps run faster, use less data and less battery.


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