All Speakers

 Łukasz Langa

Łukasz Langa

ambv on Github. Python core developer, Python 3.8 release manager, creator of Black, pianist, dad. Likes analog modular synthesizers, immersive single-player role playing games (Fallout, Elder Scrolls), and single malt Scotch whisky.

Adam Breindel

Adam Breindel

Adam Breindel consults and teaches on Apache Spark, data engineering, and machine learning. He supports instructional initiatives and teaches at Databricks, has taught classes on Apache Spark and on deep learning for O'Reilly, and runs a business helping large ...

Adam Forsyth

Adam Forsyth

I'm an Engineering and Community Lead @ Braintree. At work I do a variety of things from technical architecture and planning to facilitating conference and event sponsorships. Outside of work, I'm coding enthusiast and frequent traveler, splitting my time ...

Alark Joshi

Alark Joshi

Alark Joshi is a Data Visualization Researcher and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of San Francisco. He has published many research papers in the field of data visualization and has been on award-winning panels at the ...

Alice Wang

Alice Wang

Alice is a data scientist at Even.com, a fintech company based in Oakland whose mission is to end the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle.

Prior to Even, Alice worked as an engineer and first data scientist at early-stage startups in the consulting ...

Annie Cook

Annie Cook

Annie is a Senior Software Engineer at Nylas, where she works almost exclusively in Python. Outside of work, Annie volunteers with Code Nation and teaches computer science at an all-girls high school. She is passionate about making complicated topics accessible ...

Antonio Piccolboni

Antonio Piccolboni

Complete, experienced data scientist with industrial and academic backgrounds. Most recent work on big data packages for R (rmr2, plyrmr, tidyr.big), R developer tools (quickcheck), information filtering (rightload), A/B testing, web ranking. Cited 7000+ times in the scientific ...

Barry Warsaw

Barry Warsaw

Barry Warsaw is a Sr. Staff Engineer with LinkedIn, working on the Python Foundation team. He has been a core Python developer since the first workshop at NIST in 1994. As the first non-Dutch contributor, he's been dubbed Python ...

Benjamin Peterson

Benjamin Peterson

Creator of six (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/six), a Python 2 and 3 compatibility library. Release manager for Python 2.6 and 2.7.

Brian Spiering

Brian Spiering

Brian Spiering is a faculty member at the University of San Francisco in their Master's program in Data Science (MSDS). He teaches humans the languages of computers (primarily Python) and teaches computers the languages of humans (through Natural Language ...

Bridgette Powell

Bridgette Powell

Bridgette Powell is a software engineer at Industrial Light & Magic, currently developing pipeline data tools and workflows for artists. Prior to working at ILM, Bridgette began her career in R&D for the feature animation industry. The creative collaboration between ...

Britton Stamper

Britton Stamper

Britton Stamper is a Senior Sales Engineer at Periscope Data by Sisense. He's a data visualization evangelist who empowers data teams to build easy to understand and actionable data tools. Prior to Periscope Data he served as a BI ...

Bryan Siepert

Bryan Siepert

After braving the first 15 years of my professional life as a web developer, I was recently given a once in a lifetime opportunity to turn my passion into my profession. I turned in my software spurs to work full ...

Daniel Wallace

Daniel Wallace

I began using learning python by solving problems on projecteuler.net, then automating the busy work I had while being a Linux Administrator for Rackspace.

I have also worked on SaltStack, as an open source contributor and employee.

Now I ...

David Lord

David Lord

David Lord is a core maintainer of Flask and manages the Pallets open source organization. He is a member of San Diego Python, where he helps organize a weekly Python study group.

Dustin Ingram

Dustin Ingram

Dustin is a Developer Advocate at Google, focused on supporting the Python community on Google Cloud. He's also a member of the Python Packaging Authority, maintainer of the Python Package Index, and organizer for the PyTexas conference.

Edwin Jung

Edwin Jung

Ed is a polyglot programmer with interests in software engineering, software architecture and modularizations, and socio-technical systems.

Previously he's worked in complex domains ranging from industrial robotics, to medical systems, but most recently has been a platform engineer at ...

Emily Morehouse-Valcarcel

Emily Morehouse-Valcarcel

Emily Morehouse-Valcarcel is the Director of Engineering at Cuttlesoft, a digital product agency focused on creating beautifully designed software. Her passion is driven by a blend of empathy, strategy, curiosity, and human-centered design. She's a Python Core Developer, avid ...

Eva Sasson

Eva Sasson

Eva Sasson is a technical Product Marketer at Sentry.io, an open source & SaaS startup that supports developers on the wild journey to debug the code they build. In addition to working at Sentry and advising impact startups, Sasson ...

Evan Borgstrom

Evan Borgstrom

Principal Engineer at NerdWallet and Python developer since the early 2000's. Over the past 15 years Evan has used Python for everything from CLI tools, to high volume event driven HTTP APIs, to serial TTY protocols for controlling hacked ...

Gabriel Boorse

Gabriel Boorse

Gabriel works remotely for a San Francisco startup as a Senior Software Engineer and primarily uses JVM languages to get the job done. He has been, however, a longtime supporter of the Python community and enjoys writing Python wherever possible ...

Gabriela  de Queiroz

Gabriela de Queiroz

Gabriela de Queiroz is a Sr. Developer Advocate/Sr. Engineering & Data Science Manager at IBM where she leads the CODAIT Machine Learning Team. She works in different open source projects and is actively involved with several organizations to foster ...

Grant Jenks

Grant Jenks

Grant Jenks is a technical leader with a proven track record of turning research and product ideas into high performance software. He has eleven years of experience in software engineering. After five years at Microsoft as a compiler engineer on ...

Jigyasa Grover

Jigyasa Grover

Red Hat Women in Open Source Academic Award Winner 2017, Google Summer of Code alumna, current mentor/admin and presently a Machine Learning Engineer at Twitter Inc., Jigyasa Grover is an ardent open source enthusiast and aspires to inspire a ...

Jules Damji

Jules Damji

Jules S. Damji is an Apache Spark Developer & Community Advocate at Databricks and an MLflow contributor. He is a hands-on developer with over 15 years of experience and has worked at leading companies, such as Sun Microsystems, Netscape, @Home ...

Julia Ma

Julia Ma

Julia enjoys making things from technology, art, or a combination of both. She likes to call her projects “physical puns” as they are often built upon some word play. She currently works as a software engineer on the Google Surveys ...

Justina Petraityte

Justina Petraityte

Justina has a background in Econometrics and Data Analytics. Her curiosity for Data Science and human behaviour analytics has taken her to many places and industries – over the past three years she has been doing Data Science work across video ...

Jyotika Singh

Jyotika Singh

I am a Data Scientist living in San Diego and a UCLA Master's graduate. I'm passionate about solving problems using the power of Data and Machine Learning.

Karthik Muthuraman

Karthik Muthuraman

Karthik Muthuraman is a data scientist and developer advocate at IBM's Center for Open Source Data & AI Technologies (CODAIT), where he works on open source deep learning models. Karthik holds a Master's degree in Electrical and Computer ...

Liran Haimovitch

Liran Haimovitch

Liran is the Co-Founder and CTO of Rookout, the data collection and delivery company. He’s an advocate of modern software methodologies like agile, lean and devops. Liran’s passion is to understand how software actually works. When he's ...

Lisa Roach

Lisa Roach

Lisa is a Production Engineer at Facebook and a CPython Core Developer. She is passionate about Python, and has spent time using Python on networking and security teams, and now focuses on improving the language itself and enabling other users ...

Louise Grandjonc

Louise Grandjonc

I'm a software developer at citus data (Microsoft). I have been using django for over 5 years and enjoy working on performance using my two favorite things: python and SQL. I have also been involved in the postgres and ...

Luciano Ramalho

Luciano Ramalho

Luciano Ramalho is the author of Fluent Python, an international bestseller published in 9 languages. He started using Python in 1998, creating publishing systems for "Web 1.0". Python is Luciano's favorite language, but he also enjoys coding in ...

Lusen Mendel

Lusen Mendel

Lusen/they/them co-founded DangoorMendel to level the corporate playing field and work directly with engineers on their interviewing and negotiation skills. Lusen is also Director of Interviewing at Karat and deeply invested in creating healthy organizational, management and employment ...

Mahmoud Hashemi

Mahmoud Hashemi

Mahmoud Hashemi is a backend engineer and architect, open-source library maintainer, and Wikipedian, with ten years of experience building enterprise software. He authored O'Reilly's Enterprise Software with Python, host of the Pyninsula Python meetup group in the San ...

Manish Sinha

Manish Sinha

Manish Sinha is the founder and Principal of North Star Labs we he has built software for numerous clients including Kleiner Perkins, Mobilize America, and The Last Mile. He has trained new engineers at UBS, TIAA, and Credit Suisse. He ...

Meredydd Luff

Meredydd Luff

Meredydd has been programming since the halcyon days of Visual Basic. He holds a PhD in the usability of programming systems from the University of Cambridge, and has a few years’ frustration with the Web platform to get off his ...

Michael Sullivan

Michael Sullivan

Michael is a recovering academic with an unfortunate fondness for indefensible hacks. He works at Dropbox on the mypy and mypyc projects.

Moshe Zadka

Moshe Zadka

Moshe has been in the open source community since 1995 and in the Python community since 1999. He has been a core contributor to Python, and is a core contributor, and an early member, of the Twisted project.

Moshe has ...

Paul Everitt

Paul Everitt

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

Paul Ganssle

Paul Ganssle

Paul Ganssle is a software developer, maintainer of python-dateutil and setuptools and contributor to many other open source projects. He lives in New York City and is interested in programming, languages, wearable electronics and sensors.

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Peter Norvig

Peter Norvig

Peter Norvig is a Director of Research at Google Inc. Previously he was head of Google's core search algorithms group, and of NASA Ames's Computational Sciences Division, making him NASA's senior computer scientist. He received the NASA ...

R.Gabriel Esteves

R.Gabriel Esteves

I am a Software Engineer with Intel, working on improving the visibility of features on Intel hardware through tools and runtimes, mostly those offered by the Microsoft stack. I graduated from the University of Waterloo with a PhD, where my ...

Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas

Rachel Thomas is a professor at the University of San Francisco Data Institute and co-founder of fast.ai, which created the “Practical Deep Learning for Coders” course that over 200,000 students have taken and which has been featured in ...

Randall Hunt

Randall Hunt

Randall Hunt is a Senior Technical Evangelist and Software Engineer at Amazon Web Services in Los Angeles. Randall spends most of his time building demos and writing about new services and launches on the AWS News Blog. Python is his ...

Raul Maldonado

Raul Maldonado

Data Analyst residing in San Francisco, CA. Specialize in SQL Python, BI, and other related responsibilities. Additionally, Raul spends his time creating technical side-projects and volunteering in the intersection of Data and Technology/Coding.

Ravi Kiran Chirravuri

Ravi Kiran Chirravuri

Ravi is an engineer on the ML Infrastructure team at Netflix. He has been building large scale systems focusing on performance, simplified user journeys and intuitive APIs in MLI and previously in Search Indexing at Google (6 years).

Robert Alvarez

Robert Alvarez

Robert has data science experience in companies both large and small. He is currently Head of Data Science for Podium Education, where he builds models to improve student outcomes, and an Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School ...

Saishruthi Swaminathan

Saishruthi Swaminathan

Saishruthi Swaminathan is a developer advocate and data scientist in the IBM CODAIT team whose main focus is to democratize data and AI through open source technologies. She has a Masters in Electrical Engineering specializing in Data Science and a ...

Sarah Schattschneider

Sarah Schattschneider

Software Engineer at Blue Apron on the Data Engineering team. Work daily using Python on our data pipeline. Excited by how Python is transforming Data Engineering.

Savin Goyal

Savin Goyal

Savin is an engineer on the ML Infrastructure team at Netflix. He focuses on building generalizable infrastructure to accelerate the impact of data science at Netflix.

Sean Farley

Sean Farley

Sean is a tech advocate for Preferred Networks, a Berkeley-based robotics company. He teaches python and machine learning, writes tutorials, and connects with the greater developer community in the Bay Area. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering at PyLadies ...

Stefan Krawczyk

Stefan Krawczyk

Stefan loves the stimulus of working at the intersection of design, engineering, and data. He grew up in New Zealand, speaks Polish, and spent formative years at Stanford, LinkedIn, Nextdoor & Idibon. Outside of work Stefan likes to 🏊, 🌮, 🍺, and ✈.

Stu Stewart

Stu Stewart

Stu (Michael Stewart) is a machine learning engineer at Opendoor in San Francisco. Previously, he was a data scientist and engineer at Uber, and an economic researcher at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He is a National Science ...

Thor Whalen

Thor Whalen

Ex-Mathematician, Ex-CTO of OtoSense, sound recognition start-up in the silicon valley, sold to Analog Devices. Now works as a director of AI research at Analog Devices.

Vanessa Barreiros

Vanessa Barreiros

I'm a full stack developer at Vinta Software (www.vinta.com.br) and Django Girls organizer at my hometown, Recife. When not coding and working on personal projects, I'm usually cooking and watching Grey's Anatomy.

Vikram Bhat

Vikram Bhat

Vikram is a software engineer from the Bay Area and has worked at companies like Sony PlayStation and Box. He has been working on Python for the last 5 years mainly in the areas of software automation, tools, infrastructure and ...

Ville Tuulos

Ville Tuulos

Ville is an architect on the ML Infrastructure team at Netflix. He has been building ML systems and products in large companies and startups, including one that he co-founded, for 10+ years.

William Horton

William Horton

William Horton is a Senior Backend Engineer at Compass, where he works on systems for ingesting, processing, and serving millions of real estate listings. In his spare time, he blogs and speaks about deep learning, contributes to open-source libraries like ...

Xiao Li

Xiao Li

Xiao Li is an engineering manager, Apache Spark Committer, and PMC member at Databricks. His main interests are on Spark SQL, data replication and data integration. Previously, he was an IBM master inventor and an expert on asynchronous database replication ...

melissa fabros

melissa fabros

Melissa Fabros is a Software Engineer at Kiva. She comes to programming from the world of nonprofits and higher education. Melissa’s interest in programming started in middle school where she was a founding member of the computer club. However ...