Jon Hyman

Cofounder and CTO at Braze

Jon oversees the technical operations and engineering team at Braze and feels strongly that the best movie ever made is a toss-up between Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles.

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Marketers’ Anxiety and the Send Button: There’s a Cure

To help marketing, growth, and engagement teams see their work from a new perspective, Braze has partnered with Tom Fishburne, CEO and founder of Marketoonist, for a 10-part series of marketing-themed comics. This week, hear from Braze Cofounder and CTO Jon Hyman on the anxiety that comes with clicking "send"—and what marketers can to do provide themselves peace of mind.

Building Braze

Cache Concurrency Control

This is the story of how we debugged a performance issue within our system and implemented a caching pattern to fix it.

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A Dedication to Security: Braze Receives ISO 27001 Certification and Successfully Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Audit

Security and data privacy have always been a key focus for us at Braze. Now, after a long and thorough process, I’m proud to share that Braze has successfully completed its SOC 2 Type 2 audit and ISO 27001 certification during the 2018 calendar year. These key new security steps mean that our customers can feel even more confident that we do what we say we do with respect to our security controls.

Building Braze

Don’t Forget About Network Scalability!

Braze (formerly Appboy) handles a tremendous amount of scale in our systems, dealing with hundreds of thousands of API calls per second and running thousands of databases and application servers. But it hasn't always run this smoothly. Read on to learn how Braze embraced the cloud to better handle massive growth.

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Sharing and Growing: Welcome to Building Braze

We’ve found that our engineers, product managers, and product designers are looking for ways to share the ideas and learnings we’ve had while building the Braze platform from the ground up. There’s a lot of ground to cover—and that's why we're starting Building Braze: to share our experiences with a larger community

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Make Security A Mindset

Customer/brand relationships are built upon trust. Customers trust that brands will keep their data safe and private—and they trust them to use that data responsibly in turn. To earn that trust, brands need three essential things: a security philosophy, a plan to identify and address security needs and a clear roadmap.