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Keynote Speakers

Carol Willing

Carol Willing

Carol Willing is a three-time Python Steering Council member, a Python Core Developer, PSF Fellow, and a Project Jupyter core contributor. In 2019, she was awarded the Frank Willison Award for technical and community contributions to Python. As part of the Jupyter core team, Carol was awarded the 2017 ACM Software System Award for Project Jupyter's lasting influence. She's also a leader in open science and open-source governance serving on Quansight Labs Advisory Board and the CZI Open Science Advisory Board. She's driven to make open science accessible through open tools and learning materials. She recently served as Noteable's VP of Engineering.


Lynn Root

Lynn Root

Lynn Root is a Staff Engineer at Spotify and resident FOSS evangelist. She is a seasoned speaker on building and maintaining distributed systems, and is currently spearheading governance compliance for Spotify's ML/AI platform. Lynn is a global leader of diversity in the Python community, a member of the PyLadies Global Council, and the former Vice Chair of the Python Software Foundation Board of Directors. When her hands are not on a keyboard, they are usually holding a bass guitar.