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Colin Bendell

Colin Bendell
Director, CTO Office, Cloudinary

Website | @colinbendell

Colin Bendell
Akamai

Colin is a multi disciplined expert in software development, infrastructure & operations and business strategy. With over 15 years experience, he has led the design of large scale distributed web applications in Real Estate, and Heavy Equipment. He has also managed global datacenter and network operations for a uranium mining company. And Colin has even owned and operated an automotive aluminum wheel shop where he applied his business knowledge and operational insight.

Colin is passionate about helping customer build high performance web applications that reduce operational complexity and help increase profits. He has a deep technical base and can be found refactoring regular expressions while imagining three impossible things all before breakfast. At least 5 sentences a day begin with the phrase ‘What if…’ His low level technical expertise allows him to understand the big picture and create long term strategies and vision that are innovative yet pragmatic and attainable.

Sessions

Mobile
Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Colin Bendell (Cloudinary)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 5 ratings)
If you are building a mobile app or hybrid responsive app you are probably thinking deeply about reusing components and data APIs from your web site. In this talk we will explore some common pitfalls in using web components & web APIs in mobile apps. We will look at the impact on operations, network performance, scalability and reliability - and how to overcome these challenges. Read more.
Performance
Location: 113 Level: Intermediate
Colin Bendell (Cloudinary)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
This workshop will show how we can take a Responsive site and by making key changes improve the performance for different screens resolutions, network conditions and devices. We will take a “naïve” RWD site, transform it, and make it fast using commonly available tools and techniques before your very eyes. Read more.