50+ Web Performance Experts to Follow Online
Web performance is very important to us here at KeyCDN; and is what we live and breath on a daily basis. It is crucial to stay up to date with what is happening in the industry around you and so we compiled this list of 50+ web performance experts.
50+ web performance experts
To create this list we used things such as impact on the industry, frequency of activity on their blog/third party sites, length of experience and other factors. There is no way we could include everyone, but if you are looking to stay up to date on the latest trends happening with web performance, this list is a great start! This list is a mix of engineers, web developers, designers, and web performance advocates. These experts talk about everything from responsive images, HTTP/2, to mobile web optimization, and much more.
You can also subscribe to our Web Performance Experts list on Twitter or follow them each individually below. The people on this list were selected in no particular order.
1. Ilya Grigorik
Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer at Google, co-chair of the W3C Web Performance Working group.
Follow on Twitter: @igrigorik
2. Patrick Meenan
Creator of WebPageTest, Chrome Engineer at Google.
Follow on Twitter: @patmeenan
3. Andy Davies
Web Performance advocate and Associate Director for Web Performance, at NCC Group.
Follow on Twitter: @AndyDavies
4. Vitaly Friedman
Editor-in-chief of Smashing Magazine.
Follow on Twitter: @smashingmag
5. Anselm Hannemann
Frontend developer creating solid, scalable code architectures. Curator of the amazing WDRL Newsletter.
Follow on Twitter: @helloanselm
6. Lara Hogan
Senior Engineering Manager at Etsy. Author of Designing for Performance.
Follow on Twitter: @lara_hogan
7. Jake Archibald
Developer advocate for Google Chrome.
Follow on Twitter: @jaffathecake
8. David Walsh
Mozilla Sr. Web Developer, Frontend Engineer.
Follow on Twitter: @davidwalshblog
9. Tim Evko
Lead Frontend Engineer at BaubleBar. Podcaster. Creator of RICG-responsive-images. Writer on CSS-Tricks, Smashing Magazine, SitePoint.
Follow on Twitter: @Tevko
10. Jason Grigsby
Co-Founder of Cloud Four. Passionate about the mobile web.
Follow on Twitter: @grigs
11. Paul Irish
Works on Chrome DevTools and browser performance with the Google Chrome team.
Follow on Twitter: @paul_irish
12. Bram Stein
Web developer working on font serving at Adobe Typekit.
Follow on Twitter: @bram_stein
13. Kent Alstad
VP of Acceleration at Radware. Tech innovator & performance researcher with a (seemingly) simple goal: to make the Internet faster.
Follow on Twitter: @kentalstad
14. Nate Berkopec
Writes about speeding up Ruby.
Follow on Twitter: @nateberkopec
15. Stefan Judis
Frontend developer and curator of perf-tooling.today.
Follow on Twitter: @stefanjudis
16. Peter Cooper
Publisher-in-chief at CooperPress which publishes StatusCode Weekly. Software developer and code experimenter.
Follow on Twitter: @cooperx86
17. Jeff Atwood
Co-founder of Stack Exchange and Discourse.
Follow on Twitter: @codinghorror
18. Harry Roberts
Consultant Frontend Architect: Google, UN, BBC, Kickstarter.
Follow on Twitter: @csswizardry
19. Addy Osmani
Engineer at Google working on Chrome and Polymer. Creator of TodoMVC.
Follow on Twitter: @addyosmani
20. Scott Jehl
Author of Responsible Responsive Design. Designer and developer at Filament Group.
Follow on Twitter: @scottjehl
21. Chris Coyier
Founder, writer, and designer at CSS-Tricks and CodePen.
Follow on Twitter: @chriscoyier
22. Matt Shull
Producer & Performance Geek for Aristotle where he manages projects and helps shape performance best practices.
Follow on Twitter: @TheMattShull
23. Dean Hume
Software developer. Author of Fast ASP.NET Websites, a book aimed at improving the performance of high transaction websites.
Follow on Twitter: @DeanoHume
24. Nick Kephart
Director of product marketing at ThousandEyes.
Follow on Twitter: @nickkephart
25. Paul Kinlan
Developer Advocate at Google. Making mobile web better.
Follow on Twitter: @Paul_Kinlan
26. Robin Rendle
Freelance designer, web developer and a technical writer for CSS-Tricks, as well as Smashing Magazine, Typographica.
Follow on Twitter: @robinrendle
27. Jeffrey Zeldman
Author of Designing With Web Standards. Publishes A List Apart, an online journal for web design thought.
Follow on Twitter: @zeldman
28. Paul Lewis
Advocate at Google on the Chrome Developer Relations team. Helps developers improve the performance of their sites and apps.
Follow on Twitter: @aerotwist
29. Andreas Grabner
Andreas Grabner is a software geek and blogs about at dynatrace.
Follow on Twitter: @grabnerandi
30. Christian Heilmann
Developer Evangelist - Works at Microsoft on Edge.
Follow on Twitter: @codepo8
31. Jonathan Suh
Developer & designer at Juice Interactive.
Follow on Twitter: @jonsuh
32. Zach Leatherman
Frontend Engineer / Web Developer with Filament Group.
Follow on Twitter: @zachleat
33. Chris Ruppel
Web developer and traveler. Author on Webperf Wednesday.
Follow on Twitter: @rupl
34. Nicolás Bevacqua
Follow on Twitter: @nzgb
35. Peter Hedenskog
Father of sitespeedio and organizer of Meetup: Web Performance Stockholm.
Follow on Twitter: @soulislove
36. Maximiliano Firtman
Mobile+web development & consulting. Author of Programming the Mobile Web & jQuery Mobile, from O'Reilly.
37. Sergey Chernyshev
Web technologist with passion for web performance and open source. Organizer of Meetup: NY Web Performance and WebPerfDays NY.
Follow on Twitter: @sergeyche
38. Nicole Sullivan
Principal Engineer & Engineering Manager at Pivotal Software. Co-author of Even Faster Web Sites.
Follow on Twitter: @stubbornella
39. Mark Zeman
Founder at SpeedCurve.
Follow on Twitter: @MarkZeman
40. Alexander Podelko
Consulting member of technical staff at Oracle, responsible for performance testing.
Follow on Twitter: @apodelko
41. Mark Isham
CEO at Zoompf, a web performance technology platform that helps web teams fix common causes of slow performance.
Follow on Twitter: @mark_isham
42. Denys Mishunov
Frontend developer at FastName and author at Smashing Magazine.
Follow on Twitter: @mishunov
43. Tammy Everts
Researcher, writer, speaker and webperf expert at SOASTA.
Follow on Twitter: @tameverts
44. Mehdi Daoudi
Performance & Monitoring Geek. Co-Founder and CEO of Catchpoint.
Follow on Twitter: @mdaoudi
45. Chris Love
Web developer focusing on mobile web and web performance optimization.
Follow on Twitter: @ChrisLove
46. Patrick Sexton
Creator of GetListed.org and now runs Varvy, free SEO and web perf tools.
Follow on Twitter: @PatrickSexton
47. Stoyan Stefanov
Stoyan Stefanov is a Facebook engineer, creator of smush.it, and runs perfplanet.
Follow on Twitter: @stoyanstefanov
48. Jan Webering
CEO Sevenval Technologies, a web frontend company.
Follow on Twitter: @JanWebering1
49. Sara Soueidan
Frontend developer and SVG advocate.
Follow on Twitter: @SaraSoueidan
50. Estelle Weyl
Estelle is a consulting web developer, trainer, author and speaker.
Follow on Twitter: @standardista
51. Bridget Kromhout
Principal Technologist for Cloud Foundry. Organizes devopsdays.
Follow on Twitter: @bridgetkromhout
52. Steve Souders
Works at SpeedCurve. Creator of many performance tools and services including YSlow and the HTTP Archive.
Follow on Twitter: @Souders
54. Karolina Szczur
Frontend developer, designer. Co-organizes JSConfg.
55. Aaron Gustafson
Web standards advocate at Microsoft. Author of Adaptive Web Design.
Follow on Twitter: @AaronGustafson
56. Yesenia Perez-Cruz
Senior Designer at Vox Media. Speaker at An Event Apart, SXSW, Future of Web Design, and Smashing Conference.
Follow on Twitter: @yeseniaa
57. Jeremy Keith
An Irish web developer. Author of DOM Scripting, HTML5 for Web Designers.
Follow on Twitter: @adactio
Is there someone important we missed? If so, let us know below in the comments.