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Announcing Altitude NYC

By  Simon Wistow, Co-founder, VP Product Strategy, January 25, 2017 in Customers

Altitude 2016 focused on the future of the edge —  industry leaders gathered in San Francisco to discuss mutual challenges, including how CDNs are stuck, solving (almost) anything in VCL, how to avoid the dreaded “Uncanny Valley,” and the key to scaling productive teams.

After a couple of successful years out West, we’re excited to expand our private customer conference to New York City on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. We hope you and your team will join us.

Altitude NYC brings a group of smart people together to solve complex problems in cloud infrastructure, security, DevOps, and more. Your team will hear keynotes from industry leaders like The New York Times and | HauteLook, learn about new Fastly products, and develop their skills in hands-on workshops led by our engineers and customers.

Here’s a quick look at what the day holds:

  • A look inside Fastly’s future vision from CEO Artur Bergman

  • Behind the scenes of election night at The New York Times

  • War stories from the edge with tech leaders from Spotify, Vogue, and HashiCorp

  • Fastly leaders on how we approach incident command at the edge

  • Workshops on DDoS mitigation, logging at the edge, continuous deployment, and more

Check out the full schedule to see what else we have planned, and RSVP to secure your place. We look forward to seeing you there.


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Simon Wistow | Co-founder, VP Product Strategy

Simon is co-founder at Fastly, where he helps lead product strategy. Before helping found Fastly Simon was Senior Search Engineer at Yahoo! Europe, LiveJournal, SixApart, Scribd and then at social help desk company Zendesk. In a past life he worked on R&D for a leading VFX Company doing films like the Harry Potter series, Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Sunshine, and Wallace and Gromit. At one point he worked as a cowboy in Australia. Mostly because it seemed like a good idea at the time.