Feross Aboukhadijeh

Feross Aboukhadijeh

CEO

Socket

Socket

Feross Aboukhadijeh is an entrepreneur, programmer, open source author, and mad scientist. He maintains 100+ packages on npm which are downloaded 100+ million times per month. He builds innovative projects like WebTorrent, a streaming torrent client for the web, WebTorrent Desktop, a slick torrent app for Mac/Windows/Linux, and StandardJS, a JavaScript style guide, linter, and automatic code fixer. His latest project is VirusCafe, a place for people to chat with their communities and friends.

Past Talks

Continuous Delivery

Open source code makes up 90% of most codebases. How do you know if you can trust your open source dependencies? It is critical to manage your dependencies effectively to reduce risk, but most teams have an ad-hoc process where any developer can introduce dependencies leaving organizations open to risk from malicious dependencies. Software supply chain attacks have exploded over the past 12 months and they’re only accelerating in 2022 and beyond. We’ll dive into examples of recent supply chain attacks and what concrete steps you can take to protect your team from this emerging threat.

Feross Aboukhadijeh
Product Direction

Creating multiple startups, getting acquired, working in large corporates and back to the startup world, Feross has done it all. In this fireside we will discuss Feross' career from a product development perspective including:
1. StudyNotes - getting started in high school
2. PeerCDN and the Yahoo acquisition
3. Moving into the Open Source world
5. Socket and the VC approach

Feross Aboukhadijeh
Continuous Delivery

Open source code makes up 90% of most codebases. How do you know if you can trust your open source dependencies? It is critical to manage your dependencies effectively to reduce risk, but most teams have an ad-hoc process where any developer can introduce dependencies leaving organizations open to risk from malicious dependencies. Software supply chain attacks have exploded over the past 12 months and they’re only accelerating in 2022 and beyond. We’ll dive into examples of recent supply chain attacks and what concrete steps you can take to protect your team from this emerging threat.

Feross Aboukhadijeh