Steve Souders

Steve Souders
Chief Performance Officer, Fastly

Website | @souders

Steve is Chief Performance Officer at Fastly developing web performance services. He previously served as Google’s Head Performance Engineer and Chief Performance Yahoo!. Prior to that Steve worked at General Magic, WhoWhere?, and Lycos, and co-founded Helix Systems and CoolSync. Steve is the author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites. He is the creator of many performance tools and services including YSlow, the HTTP Archive, Cuzillion, Jdrop, ControlJS, and Browserscope. He serves as co-chair of Velocity, the web performance and operations conference from O’Reilly, and is co-founder of the Firebug Working Group. He taught CS193H: High Performance Web Sites at Stanford.

Sessions

Web Performance Ballroom ABCD
Steve Souders (Fastly), Patrick Meenan (Google), Alois Reitbauer (Compuware APM Division), Sergey Chernyshev (truTV (Turner)), Craig Conboy (Blaze)
Average rating: ***..
(3.09, 46 ratings)
Go beyond the numbers and learn how to do more advanced analysis and testing with WebPagetest. Evaluate the impact of third-party content, script multi-step paths and see the actual user experience all without changing site code. Read more.
Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Steve Souders (Fastly), Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ***..
(3.81, 16 ratings)
Mission City Ballroom
Marcel Duran (Google Inc.), Patrick Meenan (Google), Dave Johnson (Nitobi), Steve Souders (Fastly)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 17 ratings)
Four demos in 30 minutes. Read more.
Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.), Steve Souders (Fastly), John Allspaw (Etsy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 8 ratings)
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