Speaker: Crystal Hirschorn

Crystal Hirschorn is Director of Engineering and Cloud Platforms @CondeNast

Crystal Hirschorn is Director of Engineering and Cloud Platforms at Condé Nast who are better known for their portfolio of global brands such as Vogue, GQ, Vanity Fair and Wired. She is building an awesome engineering organisation and technically leading a digital transformation to build unified technology platforms deployed across the globe. The majority of her career has been as a hands-on software engineer with more than 15 years experience working mainly within the media and government sectors tackling the challenges of building complex system architectures, scaling software and infrastructure. Previously, she led the online technical strategy for many BBC News elections events, including the last general election, which served more than 65 million requests in a 24-hour period, with traffic peak at 3.2 million concurrent requests.

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Talk : How Condé Nast Succeeds by a Culture That Embraces Failure

Other talks from track Architecting for Failure: Chaos, Complexity, and Resilience

DevOps/Resilience Engineering Thought Leader, Previously CTO @Etsy & Co-founder of @AdaptiveCLabs
Cloud Technology Consultant with an expertise in Serverless Computing


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