Jeff Triplett

About

Jeff Triplett
Image courtesy of Melanie Crutchfield

Jeff Triplett is a Partner at REVSYS and a Director of the Python Software Foundation. The current President and co-founder of the Django Events Foundation North America (DEFNA), the non-profit which has run DjangoCon US since 2015, he was awarded the 2019 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize for his contributions to the Django community.

Originally from Sarcoxie, Missouri, he currently lives and works out of Lawrence, Kansas.


Work

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.


Present

Python Software Foundation Director

I was voted in by the community as a Director for the Python Software Foundation (PSF) for the 2018 to 2021 term.

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.

Writing

5 favorite open source Django packages

Conference & Event Organizing

Interviews & Mentions

Past

DjangoPony.com

I’m the co-creator of the Django Pony website and helped add fuel to the fire to the Django meme.