Ending Keynote - PyCon SG 2019

Published on: Monday, 11 November 2019

Speaker: Rich Jones, Founder of Gun.io, Gun.io

About the speaker:

Rich Jones is a prolific open source software developer, archetypal hacker-nomad, founder of the bespoke talent agency Gun.io, and the author of Zappa, Python's serverless framework. Started three years ago, Zappa was the first project which allowed developers to build and deploy complex event-driven web applications to AWS Lambda, allowing for infinite elasticity and massively reduced operations burdens. Zappa is now used in production by thousands of top companies all around the world, helping them save millions of dollars on operations costs. In addition to his open source work, he has provided consulting services for dozens of startups, and was most recently a cloud architect and software developer at the Childhood Cancer Data Lab, where he was responsible for the architecture, application development and operations of a system which processed petabytes of genetic data in order to accelerate the the use of artificial intelligence in the hunt for cures of rare cancers. Rich is known for his fast-paced, wide-ranging and informative talks. He has spoken at DjangoCon, the Chaos Communication Congress, Full Stack Fest and many other conferences across four continents and a dozen countries. In his free time he enjoys skateboarding, trap music and scotch whiskey.

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