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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How Braze Engineering Adapted to the COVID-19 Era

Working remotely these past three months has caused some notable changes for our teams. Here are a few different areas we've adapted in response to our new work-from-home reality.

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How AWS Auto Scaling Enables Braze to Efficiently Send 2 Billion Messages Each Day

Each day Braze send billions of messages to more than two billion monthly active users around the world. Given this scale and the performance requirements of these messages, processing speed is of crucial importance. Braze Cofounder and CTO, Jon Hyman, explains how we use AWS Auto Scaling to accomplish this.


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.

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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.

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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.