• Ilya Grigorik
  • Developer Advocate Google
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Ilya Grigorik is a web performance engineer, an open-source evangelist, an analytics geek, and a proverbial early adopter of all things digital. He is currently working with the "Make the Web Fast" team to, well, do exactly that. Prior to this, Ilya helped lead the development of social analytics reporting within Google Analytics, an effort he began with his team back at PostRank, which was acquired by Google.


  • Making Web Fonts Fast(er)
  • Time: 2:30pm - 3:20pm | Room: Grand C
Fonts and typography are critical to good design, branding, and readability, plus they allow the text to be selectable, searchable, zoomable, and high-DPI friendly. In short, we need web fonts, and we need to optimize their delivery and use. In this session we'll survey the latest browser optimizations and APIs, plus share our experience of optimizing Google Web Fonts.