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Steve Lerner

Steve Lerner
Sr. Member of Technical Staff, Network Engineering, eBay, Inc.

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Steve Lerner leads network engineering, operations, and strategy for website/mobile app performance and scalability at eBay, Inc. Additionally he coordinates R&D, testing, support and training with engineering groups that utilize CDN services across eBay’s family of companies

Steve has managed large-scale technology operations and strategy since 1997. He joined eBay from RampRate, a leading IT infrastructure sourcing and advisory firm, where he led strategy and vendor negotiation engagements for CDN, colocation, network, and digital media supply chain clients.

He was Vice President of Operations and Media Technology at Speedera Networks CDN, where he oversaw Speedera’s entire network- comprising 80 colocation sites, procurement and 24×7 NOC. Speedera offered complete web and media solutions and was acquired by Akamai Technologies Inc. in 2005.

Steve holds an MBA from Columbia University, dual degree with the University of California at Berkeley, and a BA in Economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz.


Steve Lerner (eBay, Inc.), Rajasekhar Bhogi (eBay, Inc.)
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Measuring and improving performance is particularly important for eBay and its family of companies. When 100% of traffic carries e-commerce, every millisecond counts. eBay's Site Speed Team leaders from Network and Platform engineering will give a detailed walkthrough of eBay's methods for continuously measuring and improving site, transaction, and API speed across devices and geographies. Read more.
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Steve Lerner (eBay, Inc.)
Curious how eBay and PayPal measure and improve site performance? Steve will be on hand to share his experiences and to talk about things like CDN operations, performance measurement techniques, and managing fully monetized sites for performance. Read more.