Modern Open Source: Challenges and Opportunities Community-led Open Source and You This keynote gives a broad overview of the social, commercial and technological context of the open source software development. In closing, Wes introduces URSA LABS, an innovation lab to support the creation of data science tools. https://ursalabs.org
Wes McKinney has been creating fast, easy-to-use data wrangling and statistical computing tools, mostly in the Python programming language, since 2007. He is best known for creating the pandas project and writing the book Python for Data Analysis. He is a PMC member of the Apache Arrow and Parquet projects in The Apache Software Foundation.