Ian is a Developer on the Google Cloud Platform team. Ian is also one of the founders of PyCon JP conference and vice-chair of PyCon JP organization which provides the legal and financial support needed for the conference, as well as promoting Python in APAC through support of regional events and hackathons. Ian is one of the creators of connpass.com, a website for IT community events which serves 10s of thousands of developers in Japan. Ian loves Python, Go, and learning Japanese. He is based in Tokyo, Japan.