Jeff Triplett is a Partner at REVSYS and a Director and Treasurer of the Python Software Foundation. The co-founder and former President of the Django Events Foundation North America (DEFNA), the non-profit which has run DjangoCon US since 2015. Jeff was awarded the 2019 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize for his contributions to the Django community and was honored as a Python Software Foundation Fellow for his contributions to the Python community in 2018.
Originally from Sarcoxie, Missouri, he now calls Lawrence, Kansas home.
Revolution Systems (REVSYS) (2010-present)
I have been a developer for one of the premier Django consulting agencies since 2011. In 2019, I became a Partner. We specialize in Python, Django, Docker, performance, scaling, and team management.
Mediaphormedia (The World Company subsidiary) (2007-2010)
I joined The World Company in 2007 to work at Django Project’s birth place. As a Senior Developer, I worked on Ellington CMS and Ellington Marketplace.
Fast Freedom (2002-2007)
I was Director of Operations and started the website division/service for our company. I managed the hosting, development, wireless, and dial-up service and employees for five years.
Python Software Foundation Director
I was voted in by the community as a Director for the Python Software Foundation (PSF) for the 2018 to 2020 term and then for a second term from 2020 to 2023.
Django Events Foundation North America (DEFNA)
I am one of the three co-founders of DEFNA and have served as the President of the Board since 2015.
2019 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize winner
I was awarded the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize in 2019 for contributions to the Django community.
Python Software Foundation Fellow Member for Q4 2018
I was named a PSF Fellow Member in January 2019.
2019 Opensource.com Community Awards winner
I won an Opensource.com 2019 People’s Choice Award.
Django Code of Conduct Committee
I joined the committee in 2016 as a member and I have served as co-chair since the end of 2016.
Django Developer Member
I was nominated in 2015 and have served as a member ever since.
Python Software Foundation Contributing Member
I joined the PSF in 2015.
Open source developer
I have dabbled with open source since 2007.
5 favorite open source Django packages
Conference & Event Organizing
DjangoCon US 2021 Organizer
DjangoCon US 2020 Organizer (we canceled 2020)
DjangoCon US 2019 Organizer
DjangoCon US 2018 Organizer
DjangoCon US 2017 Vice Conference Chair & Organizer
DjangoCon US 2016 Conference Chair & Organizer
DjangoCon US 2015 Conference Chair & Organizer
Django Birthday 2015 Conference Chair & Organizer for Django’s 10th birthday party
DjangoCon US 2014 Last-minute Program Chair & Organizer(ish)
Interviews & Mentions
Django Chat Podcast interview Modern Django Development - Jeff Triplett - Jeff is a partner at REVSYS and a Director of the Python Software Foundation. We discuss modern development tools including GitHub Actions, Docker, Tailwind, and more.
Productivity in Tech Podcast interview Jeff Triplett Tells Us a Story of Django and Community!
I’m the co-creator of the Django Pony website and helped add fuel to the fire to the Django meme.