UTCS Corporate Connection/FoCS: "Web Performance Optimization 101", Swapnil Shinde/Yahoo, ACES 2.402, February 2, 2011, 6:00 p.m.

Contact Name: 
Jenna Whitney
Feb 2, 2011 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Type of Talk: Corporate Connection/FoCS


on: Swapnil Shinde/Yahoo

Date/Time: Wednesday, Feb 2, 2011 6:00 p


Location: ACES 2.402

Host: FoCS

Talk Title: Web Perfor

mance Optimization 101

Talk Abstract: Speed is King! and "Web Performa

nce Optimization 101" will give you a sneak peak into the world of Web Perf

ormance. Learn why "Web Performance" is one of the hottest fields in the in

dustry today and why some of the top players like Yahoo!, Facebook, Googl

e take it so seriously. Discover the top 3 ways to speed up the performance
of a web application. Learn how to identify and fix the performance bottle

necks of a website in less than 10 seconds. Get introduced to new performan

ce tools and techniques used by industry experts. Join us for an extremely

interactive session for lets have fun with Speed.


RIZES! Bring your resumes! Looking for summer interns!

Speaker Bio: Sw

apnil Shinde is the Product Manager and Engineering Lead for Yahoo!''s Exce

ptional Performance Team. Swapnil has been working in the field of Web Perf

ormance Optimization for the last 4 years and drives the overall vision for
Yahoo!''s core performance products. His team is the center of expertise f

or Performance within Yahoo! and evangelizes best practices, conducts rese

arch and builds tools for improving web performance across all Yahoo! produ

cts worldwide.

Swapnil has a Masters in Computer Science from USC and
a Bachelors in Computer Engineering. He has more than 10 years of professi

onal experience working with companies like Yahoo!, Symantec & IBM Softwar

e Labs. His areas of expertise include designing scalable N-tier architectu

res, computer networking and web performance optimizations in the fields o

f Internet Technologies and Client Server architectures. He loves to tweet

at @swapnil_shinde