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John Allspaw

John Allspaw
Research and Former CTO, Adaptive Capacity Labs

Website | @allspaw

John Allspaw has worked in software systems engineering and operations for twenty years in many different environments: biotech, government, online media, social networking, and e-commerce. He started out tuning parallel clusters running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government, and then moved on to the Internet in 1997. He built the backing infrastructure at Salon.com, InfoWorld.com, Friendster, and Flickr, and Etsy. He served as SVP of Engineering and then Chief Technology Officer at Etsy, and holds an MSc in Human Factors and Systems Safety from Lund University.

Sessions

Location: 211/212 Level: Non-technical
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), Courtney Nash (O'Reilly), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs)
Average rating: ***..
(3.69, 13 ratings)
Program Chairs, Steve Souders, Courtney Nash and John Allspaw, open the first day of keynotes. Read more.
Location: 211/212
Steve Souders (SpeedCurve), Courtney Nash (O'Reilly), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs)
Average rating: ***..
(3.86, 7 ratings)
Program Chairs, Steve Souders, Courtney Nash and John Allspaw, close the first day of keynotes. Read more.
Location: 211/212 Level: Non-technical
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Courtney Nash (O'Reilly), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
Program Chairs, John Allspaw, Courtney Nash and Steve Souders open the second day of keynotes. Read more.
Location: 211/212 Level: Non-technical
John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Courtney Nash (O'Reilly), Steve Souders (SpeedCurve)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Program Chairs, John Allspaw, Courtney Nash and Steve Souders close the second day of keynotes. Read more.