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Panel: Future of Web Performance

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Sergey C. and Kai M.


This event is on second day of Velocity NY 2016 (, Wednesday, September 21 starting at 7PM @ Spotify HQ

This month we will have a panel of awesome speakers talking about the Future of Web Performance:

• Tammy Everts

• Patrick Meenan

• Tim Kadlec

• Hooman Beheshti

Moderated by Sergey Chernyshev

As a senior researcher and evangelist at SOASTA (, Tammy Everts ( studies the technical, business, and human sides of web/application performance and shares her findings via countless blog posts, presentations, case studies, articles, and reports. She runs the popular industry blog the Performance Beacon, and she co-curates (

Patrick Meenan ( has been working on web performance in one form or another for the last 15 years and is currently working at Google to make Chrome and the Web faster. Patrick created the popular open source WebPagetest web performance measurement tool, runs the free instance of it at (, and can frequently be found in the forums helping site owners understand and improve their website performance.

Tim Kadlec ( is a developer advocate at Snyk ( He is the author of Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web (New Riders, 2012) and was a contributing author for Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design and Web Performance Daybook Volume 2 (O’Reilly, 2012). Along with Katie Kovalcin, Tim cohosts The Path to Performance ( podcast. He co-curates ( with Tammy Everts and writes sporadically at (

Hooman Beheshti ( is VP of Technology at Fastly (, where he develops web performance services for the world's smartest CDN platform. A pioneer in the application acceleration space, Hooman helped design one of the original load balancers while at Radware and has held senior technology positions with Strangeloop Networks and Crescendo Networks. He has worked on the core technologies that make the Internet work faster for nearly 20 years and is an expert and frequent speaker on the subjects of load balancing, application performance, and content delivery networks.

We are at Spotify ( as always. And they still have food & drinks!

Bring your business cards to be prepared for our geekaways with geeky prizes provided by our sponsors!


7:30 - Arrive at Spotify, meet other members
7:45 - Event starts
8:00 - Panel: Future of Performance
9:00 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
9:15 - Open Discussion, Networking
9:45 - Doors close


45 West 18th St
7th floor
New York, NY

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Our Sponsors:

• Akamai® ( is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.

• Fastly ( is the next generation in content delivery, designed to seamlessly integrate with your development stack. ‎

• SOASTA (’s web and mobile app test automation solution enables developers, QA professionals, and IT Operations teams to test with unprecedented speed, scale and precision.

45 W 18th St, 7th floor · New York, NY
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