Office Hour with Patrick Lightbody & Bill Kayser

Patrick Lightbody (New Relic), Bill Kayser (New Relic, Inc.)
Exhibit Hall (Table 1)

We’ll cover a lot of different visualization techniques, some of which require custom code using open source. These office hours will best be used to dig into specific visualization pros/cons and the underlying code used to render them.

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Patrick Lightbody

New Relic

Patrick runs product management for New Relic, a leading provider of web application performance management and monitoring. Prior to that, Patrick started two startups in the website monitoring and load testing space, which were acquired by Gomez and Neustar, respectively.

Patrick is an avid open source contributor, having founded OpenQA, created Selenium Remote Control, and co-created Struts 2.

Patrick has held management and software engineering positions with Jive Software, Spoke Software, and Cisco Systems.

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Bill Kayser

New Relic, Inc.

Bill Kayser is a software architect and Distinguished Engineer working on hard data capture and visualization problems at New Relic. Prior to New Relic he managed the UI team for CA/Wily’s APM product Introscope. His background in software engineering and performance management spans several decades and includes stints in companies big and small alike, in domains such as geophysics, retail supply chain, banking and finance, in addition to cloud APM.


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