Christopher is an Australian Python developer, speaker, and serial conference organizer. He has years of experience running volunteer-led conferences, starting with PyCon Australia, then as director of 2017. Currently he leads North Bay Python, a single-track community Python conference run out of a live music venue in Petaluma, California, where he now lives. Christopher is an advocate within the Australian and International Python communities, is on the steering committee for PyCon Australia, serves as a Director of the Python Software Foundation, and on the Foundation’s Grants Working Group, is a past board member of Linux Australia, and has been a fellow of the Python Software Foundation since 2013.