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Speaker - Modern Frontends Live! London 2022 - Alex Russell

Alex (@slightlylate) is Partner Product Manager on the Microsoft Edge team and Blink API OWNER. Before joining Edge in 2021, he worked on Chrome's Web Platform team for a dozen years where he helped design many new features. He served as overall Tech Lead for Chromium's Project Fugu, lead Chrome's Standards work, and acted as a platform strategist for the web. He also served as a member of ECMA TC39 for more than a decade and was elected to three terms on the W3C's Technical Architecture Group.

His technical projects have included Project Fugu, Progressive Web Apps, Service Workers, and Web Components, along with ES6 features like Classes and Promises. Previously he helped build Google Chrome Frame and led the Dojo Toolkit project. Alex plays for Team Web.


Alex's Talk

A Management Maturity Model for Web Performance

Despite advances in browser tooling, automated evaluation, lab tools, guidance, and runtimes, teams I've worked with consistently struggle to deliver minimally acceptable performance with today's popular frameworks. This is not a technical problem per se — it's a management issue, and one that teams can conquer with the right frame of mind and support.

This session presents a model for how teams can understand their location on the journey to excellent web performance.


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