Patrick Meenan

Patrick Meenan
Software Engineer, Facebook

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Patrick Meenan has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 12 years and is currently working at Google to make the web faster. He created the popular open-source WebPagetest web performance measurement tool, runs the free instance of it at and can frequently be found in the forums helping site owners understand and improve their website performance. He also helped found the WPO foundation which is a non-profit organization focused on Web Performance Optimization.


Web Performance, Sutton North
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Monday.
Patrick Meenan (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.39, 23 ratings)
We will do a hands-on example of using synthetic testing, building Real-User Measurement, Back-end performance tracking and pulling it all together with off-the-shelf tooling and reporting. Read more.
Web Performance, Grand Ballroom East
Patrick Meenan (Facebook), Chao (Ray) Feng (Microsoft), Mike Petrovich (SNAP Interactive)
Average rating: ****.
(4.07, 15 ratings)
Web performance is usually measured until the load event fires. That metric is diverging further from the user experience and is becoming less useful. We will explore three different experimental techniques for a better "user experience" metric. Read more.
Web Performance, Grand Ballroom
Patrick Meenan (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.43, 14 ratings)
Pat will be demonstrating some of the latest test comparison features in WebPagetest. Read more.


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