Sr. Principal Engineer @ Splunk
For over 15 years Billy has spoken internationally at conferences and written 2 books on how to build fast and secure websites. Originally a hacker, Billy then worked as a web security researcher, innovating new ways to both attack and defend web applications. After seeing companies struggle to find and fix frontend performance issues, Billy left HP and founded Zoompf, a web performance optimization company acquired by Rigor in 2015. As CTO at Rigor, Billy on helping customers create strong performance cultures understand the importance of performance to the business. Following Rigor's acquisition by Splunk, Billy focuses on improving and integrating the capabilities of Splunk's APM, RUM, and Synthetics products.