Tarek Ziadé is an engineering manager at Mozilla, using Python for most of his projects. He was involved a few years ago in helping fixing the packaging issues in Python itself, and has many crazy stories about that. He’s also authored several books and has developed a passion for running and playing trumpet.
Python Software Foundation
Steve has extensive programming, design and implementation experience which he has used in everything from low-level device drivers to high-volume systems. He was a lecturer in Computer Science at Manchester University in the 1980’s. One of his research projects created the first UK implementation of the object-oriented SmallTalk-80 language invented at Xerox PARC. A group under his leadership created VuWriter, the world’s first scientific multi-language WYSIWYG word processor.