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.
I served as the PSF’s Treasurer from 2020 to 2022 and a Vice Chair from 2022 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 2022 Organizer
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
Espacios Abiertos Podcast Podcast interview Alternative Projects: From idea to Product
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!
Django Chat Podcast interview Django Testing - Jeff Triplett
2019 Opensource.com Community - 2019 People’s Choice Award recipient
DjangoCon US 2015 - Django Tales: How Django and Its Community Can Change Lives by Anna Ossowski
I’m the co-creator of the Django Pony website and helped add fuel to the fire to the Django meme.