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

12:15pm–12:40pm Tuesday, 12/08/2009
Operations
Location: Online Level:
Moderated by: Jesse Robbins
Artur Bergman (Fastly), Adam Jacob (Previously Chef), John Allspaw (Adaptive Capacity Labs), Jesse Robbins (Orion Labs), Rachel Walls (Opscode)
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