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Lara Hogan

Lara Hogan
Coach and Trainer, Wherewithall


Lara Swanson is an Engineering Manager at Etsy. She champions page load time, experiment-driven design, and delivering a consistent experience to screens of all sizes. Lara is currently writing a book called Designing for Performance which aims to empower designers to understand their impact on page load time.


Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Monday.
Lara Hogan (Wherewithall), Destiny Montague (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.18, 17 ratings)
Learn how to build a device lab as a product for your coworkers to test their work on a spectrum of operating systems and versions. We’ll cover how to choose devices, organization and cabling, power supply troubleshooting, and tips for getting your users to use the lab considerately. Read more.
Lara Hogan (Wherewithall), Ryn Daniels (HashiCorp), Jennifer Davis (Microsoft), Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft), Samantha Grumdahl (University of Minnesota)
Average rating: ****.
(4.36, 14 ratings)
Many "women in technology" efforts focus on software development, which is necessary but not sufficient. This panel is about women in Operations. How do organizations keep the women already in Ops, encourage more to join, and make the field a more welcoming one? Hear the true stories of women working in Operations today. (Yes, we exist, and we have root!) Read more.
Office Hours
Table 1 (Sponsor Pavilion)
Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft), Ryn Daniels (HashiCorp), Samantha Grumdahl (University of Minnesota), Jennifer Davis (Microsoft), Lara Hogan (Wherewithall)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Women definitely have a place at the command prompt. This panel of successful women in Ops is here to encourage you, share success stories, and teach you practical tips. Come talk about Operations and learn about the work/life balance, diversity, career growth, and planning. Read more.