Training: June 20–21, 2016
Tutorials: June 21, 2016
Keynotes & Sessions: June 22–23, 2016
Santa Clara, CA
Ben Maurer

Ben Maurer
Tech lead, Facebook


Ben Maurer is the tech lead of the Web Foundation team at Facebook, which is responsible for the overall performance and reliability of Facebook’s user-facing products. Ben joined Facebook as a member of the infrastructure team. Before Facebook, he cofounded reCAPTCHA with Luis von Ahn. Recently, Ben worked with the US Digital Service to improve the use of technology within the federal government.


2:10pm–2:50pm Thursday, 06/23/2016
First time at Velocity Santa Clara, Performance for the people
Location: Ballroom CD Level: Intermediate
Ben Maurer (Facebook)
Average rating: ****.
(4.85, 13 ratings)
You've measured the performance of your site using developer tools on your computer. But what do real users see when they go to your site? Ben Maurer discusses how Facebook pieces together data from multiple sources—load balancers, CDNs, HHVM, resource timing, navigation timing, etc.—and uses it to make a fast site. Read more.