Kenneth E. Harker

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 2013 joined the Keynote Analytics Leadership team to lead the one-time studies and assessments business. I thrive in tasks that derive clarity from complexity. I live and work in Austin, Texas.

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Performance Consulting

I am a member of the Keynote Analytics leadership team, managing the assessment and one-time studies line of business. I analyze the performance and reliability of web sites, mobile web sites, and mobile apps for major enterprises. I specialize in transforming technical performance data into business business intelligence. I have worked with 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 conferences.

IP Geolocation

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 IP localization.

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.


Orienteering is a fun, outdoor map-and-compass sport. I have been competing in orienteering and radio orienteering meets for over 10 years. I am a member of Orienteering USA (OUSA) and the Austin Orienteering Club (AOC).

Last Updated 21 April 2014