John Allspaw – keynote speaker for PIPELINE 2018

We’re excited to announce that John Allspaw will be a keynote speaker at PIPELINE 2018!


John Allspaw is the former chief technical officer (CTO) of Etsy, leading all of Etsy’s engineering efforts. Previously, he was the SVP of Infrastructure and Operations at Etsy. For over 20 years, he has worked in system operations in the biotech, government, and online media industries.

John began his career running vehicle crash simulations for the U.S. government. In 1997, he made the leap to the web, building the technical infrastructures at Salon, InfoWorld, Friendster and Flickr. John is the author of The Art of Capacity Planning and Web Operations: Keeping the Data on Time, both published by O’Reilly Media. He holds a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MSc from Lund University in Human Factors and Systems Safety.”

John joins Elisabeth Hendrickson as a keynote speaker for PIPELINE 2018, which will be held on 20th March 2018 at etc.venues Victoria.

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