A Look Under the Hood: Radically Faster Performance with Instart Logic Web Application Streaming

Peter Blum (Instart Logic), Jim Greer (Kongregate)
Sponsored, Ballroom E
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Learn about a radical new cloud service that combines an active client-side JavaScript component with application intelligence to stream web sites and applications delivering performance without compromising on quality. Take a deep dive with us into the architecture and technology plus hear from one of our customers Kongregate about their experience with the technology in production delivering browser based games to over 15 million users.

This session is sponsored by Instart Logic

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Peter Blum

Instart Logic

Peter is responsible for product management & product marketing at Instart Logic. Previously, Peter was at Citrix, where he was Senior Director of Product Management and Marketing for the XenClient product. Earlier, at XenSource, he held a variety of product management and technical sales roles focusing on the XenServer virtualization platform. XenSource was acquired by Citrix for $500M. Prior to XenSource, he held a variety of pre-sales, web development and IT admin roles, including 5 years at Marimba working with enterprise change management systems.

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Jim Greer

Kongregate

Jim is the co-founder and CEO of Kongregate, and is responsible for the company’s vision of community around games, its focus on game developers, and most importantly its ability to identify and retain great talent. Jim is a regular committer to Kongregate’s codebase, and developed many of the customer support and fraud screening tools.

Before founding Kongregate was Technical Director for Pogo at Electronic Arts and led the web and game engineering teams. He has worked in the game industry since 1991, when he went from summer intern to leading the game world design team on Ultima VII: The Black Gate. Despite his boss Richard Garriott’s advice, he finished his computer science degree at Princeton University before returning to the game industry.

Before founding Kongregate, Jim was forced to get his poker and World of Warcraft habits under control. He spends more time than he would like to admit on Hacker News and Reddit.

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