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Distinguished Lecture in Computational Innovation – Travis Oliphant
February 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
The Brown Institute and the Foundations for Research Computing program welcomes Travis Oliphant, CEO at OpenTeams and Quansight, founder of Anaconda, and creator of NumPy, to deliver a Distinguished Lecture in Computational Innovation at the Brown Institute on February 13th, 2020.
About Travis Oliphant
Travis E. Oliphant is a Founder and CEO/CTO of Quansight, an innovation incubation company that builds and connects companies with open-source communities to help both gain actionable, quantitative insight from their data. In 2019, Travis Co-founded OpenTeams, a partner company of Quansight, which aims to enable sustainable funding opportunities for open source software. Travis previously co-founded Anaconda Inc. and is still a Director. Since 1997, he has worked in the Python ecosystem, notably as the primary creator of the NumPy package and as a founding contributor of the SciPy package. Travis also started the Numba project and organized and led the teams that built Conda, Dask, Bokeh, and XND. Travis has a Ph.D. from the Mayo Clinic and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University.