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Addy Osmani (software engineer)

Addy Osmani (software engineer)

Engineering Manager working on Google Chrome focused on making the web fast. Projects worked on include Core Web Vitals, Chrome DevTools, and Lighthouse.

Addy is an engineering manager working on Google Chrome. He has contributed to a number of efforts to make the web fast. Addy is the author of several open-source software projects, such as TodoMVC, Speedometer 2, Yeoman and early versions of Material Design for Web components. He is also the author of books such as Learning JavaScript Design Patterns and Image Optimization. He is the co-author of Learning Patterns with Lydia Hallie.

Career

Addy joined Google in 2012, and leads several of Google Chrome's developer experience and performance efforts. These include native image-lazy loading. The tools he has led include projects such as Lighthouse and PageSpeed Insights. He has also worked on Google search initiatives, such as user-experience signals for ranking (Core Web Vitals, Page Experience). He has collaborated with a number of sites on improving their speed over the years, including Pinterest, Twitter, Tinder, Netflix and eBay. He helped fostered a culture of browsers working more closely with JavaScript frameworks, such as React and Angular, via engineering collaborations like Aurora.

Timeline

Patents

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

I'm Addy Osmani, Ask Me Anything!

DEV

Web

July 11, 2018

Interview with Addy Osmani, Developer Programs Engineer at Google

Awwards

Web

July 8, 2013

Master Developers: Addy Osmani

Rey Bango

Web

May 10, 2013

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

DevDiscuss Episode 8: Our Least Favorite Things About Our Favorite Languages

June 24, 2020

dotJS 2013 Interview of Addy Osmani by Alexis Moussine Pouchkine

February 6, 2014

Performance, Bundles and Headaches: Optimizing Your Code, E10: Full Transcript

March 24, 2021

Smashing Podcast Episode 39 With Addy Osmani: Image Optimization -- Smashing Magazine

June 15, 2021

References

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