Albert Sweigart

Albert Sweigart

Al Sweigart is the author of several programming books, including Automate the Boring Stuff with Python. He releases all of his books online for free under a Creative Commons license. He lives in San Francisco, and his cat weighs 12 ...

Alex Martelli

Alex Martelli

Alex Martelli is a senior staff engineer at Google. Alex is a co-author of the just-published 3rd edition of Python in a Nutshell, and was a co-editor of the Python Cookbook. He is a PSF Fellow, and won the 2002 ...

Anna Ravenscroft

Anna Ravenscroft

Anna Martelli Ravenscroft is an experienced speaker and trainer, in a wide range of topics from church to regional transit to disaster preparedness. While not a professional programmer, Anna is a Python enthusiast, and active member of the Open Source ...

Brian Spiering

Brian Spiering

Dr. Brian Spiering is a Data Science Faculty member at GalvanizeU which, in cooperation with the University of New Haven, offers a Master of Science in Data Science. He teaches humans the languages of computers (primarily Python) and teaches computers ...

Brian Weber

Brian Weber

Brian is a Site Reliability Engineer at Twitter, where he maintains a robust suite of deployment and monitoring tools. He has also worked at Pinterest and Facebook, where he has worked on deployment, monitoring, and remediation tooling primarily using Python.

Christine Spang

Christine Spang

Christine went to MIT, dropped out of an operating systems graduate program to be an early engineer at Ksplice, and most recently cofounded Nylas, a startup building an email platform. When she's not building rock-solid infrastructure for the Internet ...

Christopher Beacham

Christopher Beacham

Chris Beacham (aka Lady Red) is a python developer and Senior Software Engineer at Hipmunk. She also does performance, sewing, sculpture and painting in her free time, and is a frequent sight at the Noisebridge Hackerspace, where this talk was ...

Cynthia Lin

Cynthia Lin

Cynthia Lin is a 15-year-old high school student from Torrance, California. A full-stack developer at heart, she has extensive experience developing software, web applications, automated bots, and games through various projects. As an avid supporter of open source software, Cynthia ...

Deborah Hanus

Deborah Hanus

Deborah is a PhD student, studying machine learning at Harvard University, and she graduated from MIT with a M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. Her work in machine learning has spanned developing models of human perception to exploring ...

Flávio Juvenal

Flávio Juvenal

Web developer from Brazil. Loves beautiful high-quality products, from UX to code, and will defend them against unreasonable deadlines and crazy features. Partner at Vinta (https://www.vinta.com.br/), a web consultancy specialized in building products with React and ...

Francesco Mosconi

Francesco Mosconi

Francesco is a Ph.D. in Physics and Data Scientist at Catalit LLC. Francesco was formerly co-founder and Chief Data Officer at Spire, a YC-backed company that invented the first consumer wearable device capable of continuously tracking respiration and physical ...

Heston Liebowitz

Heston Liebowitz

Heston Liebowitz is a full-stack developer, entrepreneur, and tinkerer at heart. He's currently an engineering manager at Lyft where he runs the Lyft.com and Amp teams (you know, that cool glowy thing on the dashboard). He was previously ...

Itay Weiss

Itay Weiss

Software developer with lots of experience in Python, .Net, C++, Operating systems and Software security. Recent experience in Golang. Fulfilled positions as hands-on Senior developer, Technological supervisor and Development team leader. Initiated and implemented innovative projects and adaptation of new ...

James Abel

James Abel

James Abel is a HW and SW engineering consultant in the Bay Area. In 2016 he retired from Intel Corporation, most recently as a Principal Engineer working on microprocessor performance architecture, simulation and design automation. He holds MSCS and BSEE ...

Jeff Fischer, Daniel Mizyrycki, Robert Queenin

Jeff Fischer, Daniel Mizyrycki, Robert Queenin

Jeff Fischer has held developer, management, and research roles in small and large companies. He currently is consulting for a commercial research laboratory, advising them on how to spin-off a healthcare IoT project. Previously, he was co-founder and VP of ...

Jessica Earley-Cha

Jessica Earley-Cha

Jessica Dene Earley-Cha is from Calexico, CA and received her bachelor’s in Sociology, Education: Applied Psychology from UCSB. After receiving her diploma she started working in the nonprofit sector. She spent almost a decade working with at-risk youth and ...

John Lockwood

John Lockwood

John Lockwood is an Software Engineer at Workiva who loves the web.

Katherine Scott

Katherine Scott

Katherine Scott is the image analytics team lead at Planet Labs. Katherine holds a masters degree in computer science from Columbia University and dual engineering degrees from the University of Michigan. Prior to working at Planet Katherine was a co-founder ...

Luciano Ramalho

Luciano Ramalho

Luciano Ramalho is a Technical Principal at ThoughtWorks and the author of the bestselling book Fluent Python (O'Reilly, 2015). Since 1998 he has deployed Python on some of the largest Web sites in Brazil. His speaking record includes PyCon ...

Mahmoud Hashemi

Mahmoud Hashemi

Mahmoud Hashemi is a backend engineer and architect, open-source library maintainer, and Wikipedian. Newly building services and teams at shopkick, for many years, he built scalable enterprise Python services at PayPal, where he wrote technical essays and presented O'Reilly ...

Matthias Bussonnier

Matthias Bussonnier

Matthias Bussonnier is a Post Doctoral Scholar at the University of California Berkeley institute for data science and has been a core developer of IPython and Jupyter since 2012.

Meggie Mahnken

Meggie Mahnken

Meggie is currently the Director of the Software Engineering Fellowship at Hackbright Academy, where women learn to code in Python, build dynamic web applications, and study computer science in order to start careers in tech. She started coding in Python ...

Melanie Warrick

Melanie Warrick

Melanie Warrick is a Senior Developer Advocate at Google. Previous experience includes work as a founding engineer on DL4J as well as implementing machine learning in production at Change.org. Prior experience also covers business consulting and large enterprise technology ...

Moshe Zadka

Moshe Zadka

Moshe is a core Twisted contributor, and has contributed to core Python. He has building and deploying web applications since 2001.

Kurt B. Rose has been developing in Python since 2008 in the areas of web, networking, and security at ...

Natalie Serebryakova

Natalie Serebryakova

My name is Natalie; I have a Networking and Security background but recently decided to challenge myself in different space. That's why currently I work at Vevo as Tools Engineer in coolest DevOps team in San Francisco. Where part ...

Nate Aune

Nate Aune

My first exposure to Python was in 2003 when I began using the Plone CMS, which is based on Zope. This ignited a lifelong love affair with Python. In 2004, I founded Jazkarta, a Boston-based web consultancy to build websites ...

Noah Kantrowitz

Noah Kantrowitz

Noah Kantrowitz is a web developer turned infrastructure automation enthusiast, and all around engineering rabble-rouser. By day he builds tools and teaches, and by night he works with the Python Software Foundation infrastructure team. He is an active member of ...

Ozan Onay

Ozan Onay

Ozan teaches computer science at Bradfield and was previously co-founder and CTO of Vida.com and Topguest.

Paul Everitt

Paul Everitt

Paul Everitt is the PyCharm Developer Advocate at JetBrains. Before that, Paul was a co-founder of Agendaless Consulting and a co-founder of Zope Corporation, taking the first open source application server through $14M of funding. Paul has bootstrapped both the ...

Paul Ganssle

Paul Ganssle

Paul Ganssle is a software developer at Bloomberg and the maintainer of python-dateutil. He previously was a physical chemist working on low-field NMR.

Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas is co-founder of fast.ai, which is making deep learning more accessible, and a researcher-in-residence at University of San Francisco Data Institute. Rachel has a mathematics PhD from Duke and has previously worked as a quant, a data ...

Randall Degges

Randall Degges

Randall Degges leads Developer Advocacy at Okta, previously Stormpath, where he builds open source security libraries and helps make the internet a little safer. In a prior life, Randall was the CTO of OpenCNAM, the largest Caller ID API service ...

Ravi Chityala

Ravi Chityala

Dr. Ravi Chityala is a Senior Engineer at Elekta Inc. He has more than 12 years of experience in image processing and scientific computing. He is also a part-time instructor at University of California Santa Cruz, Silicon Valley Extension, Santa ...

Raymond Hettinger

Raymond Hettinger

Raymond has been a prolific contributor to the CPython project for over a decade, having implemented and maintained many of Python's great features. He has been instrumental in modules like bisect, collections, decimal, functools, itertools, math, random, with types ...

Riley Patterson

Riley Patterson

Riley Patterson is a software engineering manager on the Platform Frameworks Team at Quora. Our core web application platform is built in Python on top of a web framework that we built on the core of Pylons. As such, the ...

Sandy Ryza

Sandy Ryza

Sandy Ryza develops algorithms for public transit at Remix. Prior, he was a senior data scientist at Cloudera and Clover Health. He is an Apache Spark committer, Apache Hadoop PMC member, and author of O'Reilly's Advanced Analytics with ...

Sourabh Bajaj

Sourabh Bajaj

Sourabh is a software engineer at Google interested in Data Infrastructure and Machine Learning. He currently works on Apache Beam. Prior to Google he was part of the Data Science team at Coursera working on everything from Recommendation System to ...

Virginia Tam

Virginia Tam

Virginia Tam is a software engineer who spent the beginning of her career in networking and device-level software development and eventually made the lateral move to backend web development. She is currently on the Partnerships team at Yelp where she ...

Wesley Chun

Wesley Chun

WESLEY CHUN is the author of Prentice Hall's bestselling "Core Python" (corepython.com) series, co-author of Python Web Development with Django (withdjango.com), and has written for Linux Journal, CNET, and InformIT. In addition to being an engineer & ...

Yann Kaiser

Yann Kaiser

When he isn't working as a Software Engineer at Criteo or taking pictures of cities, Yann develops Clize, an easy-to-use argument parser.

Yury Selivanov

Yury Selivanov

Yury is a co-founder of MagicStack (magic.io) and a core Python developer since 2014. Yury authored and implemented PEPs 492, 525, and 530 (async/await support in Python), maintains asyncio module with Guido, and created popular asyncio packages uvloop ...

Zvezdan Petkovic

Zvezdan Petkovic

Zvezdan currently works at LinkedIn on the Python Foundation Team. He taught Python at University of Mary Washington and then worked for Zope Corporation where he led a team that developed one of its most important products. He also worked ...