Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: heroku

I've joined Heroku May 13th, 2013

I’ve joined Heroku as their Director of Security. Why? I started as a Heroku skeptic. The first iterations of Platform-as-a-Service left me deeply underwhelmed. “Deploying web apps is hard,” I said, “there’s no way you can just abstract it away like that.” I was wrong. Over the last few years I’ve gone from being a Heroku skeptic, to a user, to a fan, and now — an employee. Perhaps at some later point I’ll write a bit about how my thoughts evolved, but for now I’ll leave it at this: Heroku’s vision of a world where developers are empowered to deliver apps is one I support.…