Dyn TechToberFest Will Feature Brightest Minds On The Internet

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Speakers include AOL co-founder Steve Case who will be in town during his “Rise of the Rest” tour, State of the Internet author David Belson and more

Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, CEO of Revolution, and one of America’s most iconic entrepreneurs - who will be visiting Manchester during his national Rise of the Rest tour, David Belson, author of Akamai’s State of the Internet Report and Doug Madory, the person dubbed by the Washington Post as “The man who can see the Internet” will headline Dyn’s free TechToberFest event the company announced today. They will join a roster of some of the brightest minds in technology on Thursday, October 1 in Manchester to discuss a variety of Internet trends including cloud load balancing, cyber security, net neutrality, Internet performance and global outages.

“The Internet has become the driving force behind commerce, communication and content,” said Jeremy Hitchcock, Dyn CEO. “Conversations that impact the performance and the governance of the Internet are important to all of us. We wanted to bring those conversations to our guests so we can all play an active role in shaping the future of the Internet. I am thrilled by the line up we have secured.”

The Lineup
Steve Case is one of America’s best-known and most accomplished entrepreneurs and philanthropists, and a pioneer in making the Internet part of everyday life. Steve co-founded America Online (AOL) in 1985. It was the first internet company to go public and among the best performing stocks of the 1990s. As Chairman and CEO of Revolution, a Washington, D.C.-based investment firm, Steve partners with visionary entrepreneurs across the U.S. His “Rise of the Rest” initiative is an effort to showcase – and invest in – entrepreneurs in emerging startup ecosystems including Manchester, NH on October 1.

David Belson is Akamai‘s Senior Director of Industry & Data Intelligence, responsible for strategic competitive intelligence and analysis. He is well known within the cloud industry for authoring Akamai’s quarterly State of the Internet report, which is a resource cited by media outlets around the globe.

Doug Madory is the Director of Internet Analysis at Dyn where he works on Internet infrastructure analysis projects. Doug has been profiled in both the Washington Post and Business Insider and his analysis is instrumental in breaking news stories.

Other speakers include:
Michael Farrell, Cybersecurity Editor at the Christian Science Monitor
Kathleen Moriarty, IETF Security Area Director and Global Lead Security Architect at EMC
Professor Sean Smith, Research Director of Dartmouth College's Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dr. Chase Cunningham, Cyber Threat Intelligence Lead at Firehost
Tim Fernholz, reporter at Quartz
Andrew Sullivan, Dyn Fellow and Chair of the Internet Architecture Board

A full agenda of the day’s festivities can be found here. The event is open to the public but seating is limited. To register visit dyn.com/connect/.

About Dyn
Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.

Dyn is the leading Internet Performance provider to the most visited web properties in the world, as measured by the Alexa 500. Dyn delivers more brand loyalty, customer satisfaction, and increased sales from startups to Global 2000 companies and businesses in between. Dyn is Internet Performance. Delivered. Visit dyn.com for more info on how Dyn delivers.

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Brendan Mangus | bmangus(at)dyn(dot)com | 603-296-1529

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