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Henri Helvetica

Henri Helvetica

Henri is Head of Developer Community at WebPageTest, who has turned his interests into a passionate mix of site performance engineering and pinches of user experience.

When not reading the deluge of daily research docs and case studies, or auditing sites, Henri can be found contributing back to the community: Toronto Web Performance Group meetup + Jamstack TORONTO organizer + curating conference content or volunteering his time for lunch and learns at various bootcamps.

Additionally, you can find him frequenting conferences and touching base w/ the community - all with a radiant smile. Otherwise, Henri focuses on running the fastest 5k possible (surprise surprise).

Henri Helvetica's Talk

In a New York Minute

Tuesday, 11th – 3:30 PM

Folklore has it that “a New York minute” is measured in moments, if not seconds. When you look up in the history books, the term was coined to describe the hectic nature of life in New York city. That in fact describes the internet to a tee: hectic. In this talk, Henri will recount the hectic nature of loading assets on the internet, how to manage these hurdles, and discuss in data-driven detail how do load your resources rapidly, or In a New York Minute.