Keynote Speakers

We're focused on bringing keynote speakers that represent different areas of our industry, as well as, different parts of our society. From nationality and gender to experience in the industry, we hope the sharing of their particular experience can help generate awareness, develope empathy and provide a relatable baseline for all of us.


Luciano Ramalho


Luciano Ramalho wrote Fluent Python (O'Reilly)—published in 9 languages, with a 2nd edition scheduled for late 2021.
Ramalho has been using Python professionally since 1998 and teaching it since 1999.
He is a fellow of the Python Software Foundation and co-founder of the Brazilian Python Association.



Carol Willing


Carol Willing serves on Project Jupyter’s Steering Council and works as a Core Developer on JupyterHub and She serves as a co-editor of The Journal of Open Source Education (JOSE) and co-authored an open source book, Teaching and Learning with Jupyter.

She is a three-term member of Python’s Steering Council and a core developer of CPython. She’s a Python Software Foundation Fellow and former Director.



Froilán Irizarry


Froilán Irizarry is a developer, community builder, and recovering entrepreneur. He’s worked in a number of industries in both private and public sectors. For the past seven years He have been heavily involved with civic and goverment tech both in Puerto Rico and Washington DC.



Sergio Sánchez


Sergio Sánchez Zavala is originally from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. He is dedicated to creating tools and resources to make the research process and working with data more accessible, transparent and reproducible for all. He is a facilitator at the Data Visualization Society and the founder of @tacosdedatos