Heroku Presents at Under the Radar 2009

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Heroku
Category: Development & Platforms
Presenter: James Lindenbaum, Co-Founder and CEO

Judges:
John Foley, InformationWeek
Bipin Sahni, Wells Fargo
Adam Gross, salesforce.com
Rob Hayes, First Round Capital

Company Description: “Heroku was founded by a team of entrepreneurs who are committed to building a platform that is hands down the fastest and easiest place to develop and deploy web applications of any scope. The Heroku platform has been tailored to support a large ecosystem that includes the world’s fastest-growing application development language, Ruby. Over 25,000 unique Ruby applications have been deployed on Heroku to date, by estimates nearly 10 times as many as the next largest group.”

Check out James’ presentation below:

Heroku

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About James: Having founded an enterprise software consultancy that was
one of the earliest to see the potential of Ruby on Rails, James Lindenbaum and his co-founders set out to build Heroku. James was a managing partner of the consultancy, Bitscribe, which focused on bringing agile software practices into the enterprise. Prior to Bitscribe, James built a large-scale distributed software system to track copyright piracy across peer-to-peer networks. James has been programming for 20 years, studied finance at Boston University, and
is technical advisor to several next-generation cloud startups.