Jeff Triplett

About

Jeff Triplett
Image courtesy of Melanie Crutchfield

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.


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 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.

:star: 2019 Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize winner

I was awarded the Malcolm Tredinnick Memorial Prize in 2019 for contributions to the Django community.

:star: Python Software Foundation Fellow Member for Q4 2018

I was named a PSF Fellow Member in January 2019.

:star: 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.