I am a web performance expert, helping my customers distill complex
performance data into actionable business intelligence. I have a
special focus on the mobile web, and in 2014 joined the Web Performance
team at SOASTA to help grow and
expand the real user measurement business. I thrive in tasks that
derive clarity from complexity. I live and work in Austin, Texas.
I am a member of the professional services team at
SOASTA, focusing on real
user measurements. I analyze the performance and business
effectiveness of web sites, mobile web sites, and mobile apps for
major enterprises. I specialize in transforming technical
performance data into actionable business intelligence.
Prior to SOASTA, my web performance consulting for customers used
synthetic user test measurements at
Keynote. I worked with
enterprise customers in North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia.
I have been an invited guest speaker at major conferences and
webinars related to web and mobile site performance, including
the Yankee Group, O'Reilly Velocity, and Internet Retailer
At Matrix NetSystems, Inc., I created software
to determine the geographic location of Internet host nodes
worldwide, becoming one of the world's experts in the field of
Amateur Radio Direction Finding
I have been a federally licensed
amateur radio operator since 1993. I was Chairman of the
2008 United States Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships,
served as an International Juror at the 14th World ARDF
Championships in Korea in 2008, and competed for Team USA at the
15th World ARDF Championships in Croatia in 2010 and the 17th World
ARDF Championships in Kazakhstan in 2014.
Orienteering is a fun, outdoor map-and-compass sport. I have been
radio orienteering meets for over 15 years. I am a member of
Orienteering USA (OUSA) and the Austin Orienteering Club (AOC).
I have enjoyed orienteering in the US, Canada, and New Zealand.