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Tom Hughes-Croucher - . San Francisco, CA, US

Tom Hughes-Croucher Tom Hughes-Croucher

San Francisco, CA, UNITED STATES

Leading speaker on Internet Technology with a Highly Engaging Style

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Tom Hughes-Croucher on Node for the Enterprise Fluent 2012: Tom Hughes-Croucher, Tom Hughes-Croucher interviewed at Velocity 2010 Let's run JavaScript everywhere - Why serverside JavaScript is taking off The Cube - Node Summit 2012 - Tom Hughes-Croucher (fix)

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Biography

Tom Hughes-Croucher has been working in the Internet industry since he has been working. Tom has work with numerous global brands including Yahoo!, Walmart, Tesco, NASA, Cisco, VMWare, Comcast, MySpace to name a few.

For more than a decade Tom has pursued the technology we use to build the Internet and the Web. From startups to spending nearly 5 years at Yahoo! including the homepage, he moved on to Joyent. At Joyent he spent a year working with the Node.js team. Tom then founded Jetpacks for Dinosaurs a high-end consultancy, which helped top brands achieve their scale and performance goals with their Internet applications. Tom is now the CTO at Change.org, helping to make a difference in the world by empowering every individual to use the Internet to enact democratic change.

Tom is the lead-author of Node: Up and Running, published by O'Reilly. He has also provided contributions to a number of other technology titles. Tom contributed to a number of standards on Web technology for standards bodies such as the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the British Standards Institute (BSI). He has also contributed published and cited research in the fields of Semantic Web and Web Accessibility.

Tom lives in San Francisco and enjoys vegetarian food, cycling and movies with friends. He is a proud Godfather.

Industry Expertise (5)

Internet

IT Services/Consulting

Computer Networking

Computer Software

Information Technology and Services

Areas of Expertise (6)

Node.Js

Internet

Scaling Web Sites

Making Web Sites High Performance

Mobile

Leading Technology Teams

Education (1)

University of Sunderland: 1st Class with Honours, Computer Science 2005

Software Engineer of Class 2005

Affiliations (3)

  • British Computer Society
  • Change.org
  • Open Rights Group

Testimonials (3)

Peter Svensson, Organizer | Swedish Web Developer Conference

Tom is warm, humoristic and welcoming. Combined with his technical chops knowing the in and out if Internet protocols, JavaScript, databases and scaling services, he's a steal at any price :) I was happy to be able to lure him to speak at one of my conferences, where he very clearly gave one of the funniest and most engaging talks on avoiding the hidden pitfalls in mobile apps.

Malte Ubl, Curator | JSConf.eu

I've seen Tom speak at several tech conferences and subsequently invited him to be a speaker at JSConf.eu twice. It has always been a pleasure to have him. His talks have always contained deep and original technical insights while also being fun and entertaining.

Er Galvão Abbott, Director of Content | PHP Conference Brazil

Tom is a great professional, very dedicated and committed to his goals. Tom spoke at PHP Conference Brazil '09, quickly captivating the audience and demonstrating a great deal of knowledge. He's a great person and easy to get along with. I'm proud of having met him and I wish I can work with him soon.

Event Appearances (14)

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Web Directions South 2011  Sydney, Australia

2011-10-14

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CloudStock  San Francisco, USA

2010-12-06

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Future of Web Apps London 2011  London, UK

2011-10-03

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YUIConf 2010  Sunnyvale, USA

2010-11-09

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Surge 2011  Baltimore, USA

2011-09-30

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Web Directions South 2010  Sydney, Australia

2010-10-14

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Surge 2011  Baltimore, USA

2011-09-28

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OSCON 2011  Portland, USA

2011-07-26

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@media 2011  London, UK

2011-03-27

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Falsy Values  Warsaw, Poland

2011-05-26

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JSConf US 2011  Portland, USA

2011-05-03

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Web 2.0 Expo 2011  San Francisco, USA

2011-03-29

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Dyncon 2011  Stockholm, Sweden

2011-03-12

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Node.js Camp  San Francisco, USA

2010-12-14

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Author Appearance

Fees

0 to 20000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee