James Waldrop

James is a senior software engineer at Twitter, where he has been responsible for developer tooling for the Twitter platform and infrastructure teams. He is the author of the Iago load generator, which Twitter uses to generate realistic traffic in excess of expected production load. Before working at Twitter he was the principal engineer on the Salesforce.com performance engineering team, responsible for ensuring application performance and availability of the Salesforce platform. He's a father of two little girls and spends any spare time he gets kayaking the waters of the San Francisco Bay Area.