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Primary Role
Chief Technology Officer @
Born:
December 3, 1973
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown
Website:
http://eliw.com
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Person Details

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Eli has spent his professional career building large-scale, data-driven websites. As one of the first engineers at Digg, he led the transformation of the site from 30,000 users to over 3 million. He did similar work for the Hubble Space Telescope program at NASA and for TripAdvisor, always putting a large focus on scalability and security.

Eli has also been deeply involved with the PHP community and spent a stint at Zend Technologies as their Community Relations Manager. With more than 16 years of experience in web application development, Eli is a frequent speaker on software engineering practices and systems architecture at conferences around the world, and is also a published author.

Jobs (6)

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Current

Chief Technology Officer

Jun, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
2010
Nov 1, 2010
Lead Developer
2009
2010
PHP Community Manager & DevZone Editor-in-Chief
Feb, 2006
Jul, 2008
PHP Hacker
Dec, 2004
Feb, 2006
Senior PHP Programmer
1998
Dec 1, 2004
Master Web Programmer

Board & Advisor Roles (1)

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  • Lead Engineer TravelPod Labs / TripAdvisor
    Aug 1, 2008 - 2009

Education (1)

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News (1)

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DateNews
Aug 30, 2010TechCrunch - Former Digg Engineer: Digg v4 Is Here To Stay

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