David Mertz

Senior Data Science Trainer at Anaconda Inc.

David served as Director and committee chairs for the PSF. He wrote the widely read column, Python books, and gave keynotes at PyCon-India, PyCon-UK, PyCon-ZA, PyCon Belarus, PyCon Cuba, and PyData SF. Before Anaconda, David worked for D. E. Shaw Research to build the world's fastest supercomputer for performing molecular dynamics. He is pleased Python has become the default high-level language for most scientific computing projects.