September 19–20, 2016: Training
September 20–22, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Jim Pierson

Jim Pierson
Principal Architect, GoDaddy

With over 20 years’ experience in the performance field, Jim Pierson has worked his way up the proverbial OSI stack. Jim got his start as a Green Beret radio communications chief in the army and later worked his way from telecom tech to network engineer and protocol analyst to tools developer. He is currently a principal architect at GoDaddy and has previously worked at Apple, Disney, SCEdison, and Microsoft.


1:30pm–2:10pm Thursday, 09/22/2016
Performance for the people DevOps Regent Audience level: Beginner
Jim Pierson (GoDaddy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 6 ratings)
On June 4, 2015, GoDaddy deployed its fastest India home page. The next day, user purchases shot up several percentage points. Soon after, GoDaddy rolled out the solution to all of its sales sites. Jim Pierson explores the technical, operational, and organizational strategies that helped to achieve this, along with the specific tools and changes that worked best (and which didn’t). Read more.