Sam currently leads one of the development teams at LMAX Exchange. He has had an eclectic career to date: variously modelling the metabolism of drugs and food additives, creating tools to manage and mine scientific data, and now building a high performance exchange at one of the UK’s fastest growing Tech Companies.
John Allspaw is Etsy’s chief technology officer, leading the Product Engineering, Infrastructure, and Operations teams. Previously, he was the SVP of infrastructure and operations at Etsy. For over 17 years, John has worked in system operations in the biotech, government, and online media industries. John began his career running vehicle crash simulations for the US government. In 1997, he made the leap to the web, building the technical infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster, and Flickr. John is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning and Web Operations: Keeping the Data on Time, both by O’Reilly. He holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MSC from Lund University.
Buddy Brewer is the senior VP of products at SOASTA, where he leads strategic initiatives for all SOASTA products, including DOC, CloudTest, TouchTest, Data Science Work Bench, and mPulse, a real-user measurement tool that tells you how long people are waiting on your site and how it is impacting their behavior. Buddy has been helping some of the largest sites on the Web solve their performance challenges since 2001. Prior to SOASTA, Buddy cofounded LogNormal, the first company to put measuring real users first in the crowded space of performance monitoring tools. LogNormal was acquired by SOASTA in 2012.
Looks after Apache, PHP, Varnish and various software libraries and frameworks for the BBC.
Paul is a Technical Architect at Her Majesty’s Government Digital Service,
where he helped build GOV.UK and is now working with departments to
transform Government digital services. Formerly he acted as BT’s Chief Web
Services Architect, served as an W3C Advisory Committee representative, and
was a founding member of Osmosoft.com. He built SolderPad, and co-founded
OSHUG, the Open Source Hardware monthly meet-up, and is mildly notorious for
a set of uber-doodles collectively known as The Web is Agreement.
Klaus Enzenhofer has several years of experience and expertise in the field of Web Performance Optimization and User Experience Management. He works as Technical Strategist in the Center of Excellence Team at Compuware APM. In this role he influences the development of the Compuware dynaTrace Application Performance Management Solution and the Web Performance Optimization Tool Compuware dynaTrace AJAX Edition. He mainly gathered his experience in web and performance by developing and running large-scale web portals at Tiscover GmbH
Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer and developer advocate on the Make The Web Fast team at Google, where he spends his days and nights on making the web fast and driving adoption of performance best practices.
Jonathan is the Director of Engineering at Attend, a Boston startup building event management software. He was formerly a senior software engineer at Etsy, where he focused on solving web performance and scalability challenges. Jonathan started the Boston Web Performance Meetup Group, and is the co-creator of Hound, an extremely fast code search tool. Jonathan blogs regularly at http://www.jonathanklein.net.
Ted is responsible for product management at EdgeCast and coordinates the definition, development, and launch of EdgeCast products and services. Ted is also involved in the identification, evaluation, and integration of partner technologies and services to complement the EdgeCast portfolio.
Ted has been active in the content delivery industry almost since its founding, having been an early team member in 1999 at Sandpiper Networks, one of the pioneering startups that invented and launched the managed CDN service provider industry. Ted served in several roles throughout his tenure both managing the Sandpiper sales engineering organization, and then managing the product management team. Ted was involved in shepherding the CDN business through a long series of acquisitions from Digital Island, to Cable & Wireless, and... Read More.
Courtney Nash chairs multiple conferences for O’Reilly Media and is the strategic content director focused on areas of modern web operations, high-performance applications, and security. An erstwhile academic neuroscientist, she is still fascinated by the brain and how it informs our interactions with and expectations of technology. She’s spent 17 years working in the technology industry in a wide variety of roles, ever since moving to Seattle to work at a burgeoning online bookstore. Outside work, Courtney can be found biking, hiking, skiing, and photographing the Cascade Mountains near her home in Bellingham, Washington.
Ido Safruti is the founder and CTO at PerimeterX, which is building a behavior-based web security service. Previously, Ido headed a product group in Akamai focusing on web performance and scalability. Ido joined Akamai through the acquisition of Cotendo, where he led product and strategy. His earlier roles include GM in charge of product engineering and operation, R&D manager, chief scientist, and head of engineering at various companies and the Israeli intelligence, where he focused on high-capacity, large-scale web and network services and cybersecurity systems.
James has worked as a software development consultant for over 15 years. He’s designed, built and deployed eCommerce systems for Dell, Pizza Hut, KFC and the RAC which transact millions of orders and over $150 million in revenue every year. Like all Welshmen, James is a devout rugby supporter and combines this love with his love of Belgian Trappist beers.
Steve Souders is chief curver at SpeedCurve, where he works on the interplay between performance and design. Steve previously served as Google’s head performance engineer, Yahoo’s chief performance officer, and Fastly’s chief performance officer. Steve pioneered much of the work in the world of web performance. He is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites as well as the creator of many performance tools and services including YSlow, HTTP Archive, Episodes, ControlJS, and Browserscope. Steve taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford and serves as cochair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O’Reilly.
John is Technical Director for Oxford based digital agency White October, organiser of two conferences and is a keen code clubber.
Mitun is responsible for defining mobile application testing and solution deployment strategy for Large Enterprises and System Integrators.
Mitun has over 9 years of consulting, service delivery, customer engagement, pre sales and a proven track record of working for large enterprise clients within web and mobile ever evolving environments. Before joining Keynote DeviceAnywhere, Mitun worked at App Labs (IS Integration) leading provider of software testing and quality management service provider to the global enterprise industry in a test consultant position.
Mitun has BSc degree in Software Engineering with Industrial Experience from The University Of Manchester, England.
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