Jonathan (Jon) Riehl has been using Python to help satisfy his curiosity for almost 20 years. Jon is a software researcher and developer, having developed production code for NASA, Lucent, and the NIH. He is also an author of and contributor to relevant open source Python projects such as Basil, Mython, and Numba. He received his BS in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, and earned his MS and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Chicago under the direction of David Beazley and John Reppy. Jon's research pursuits include software engineering tools, compiler design, and embedded domain-specific languages.
"What is it you are curious about? If you are more curious about your data than your tools, then Python is for you. If you are more curious about your tools than your data, then Python is for you. If you are curious, then Python is for you."
Peter holds a B.A. in Physics from Cornell University and has been developing applications professionally using Python since 2001. Before co-founding Continuum Analytics in 2011, Peter spent seven years at Enthought designing and developing applications for a variety of companies, including investment bankers, high-frequency trading firms, oil companies, and others. In 2007, Peter was named Director of Technical Architecture and served as client liaison on high-profile projects. Peter also developed Chaco, an open-source, Python-based toolkit for interactive data visualization.