Eran Hammer-Lahav
Sled Project Lead, @WalmartLabs

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Eran Hammer-Lahav is an active standards developer and open web advocate, working for @WalmartLabs as architect for the mobile web services team. Most recently was the lead author and editor of the OAuth specifications. Previously, founder of Nouncer, an startup building social content distribution technologies, focused on scalability and performance. Prior to Nouncer, Eran headed software development for financial institutions, and managed tech for political and governmental organizations with focus on social networks. In 1994 Eran founded ‘A Different Stage’, one of the first online publisher for short prose. Eran attended Tel Aviv University Film School and, is an avid farmer, and the owner of three emus all named Kevin.


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