Julien has a background in software engineering and human-computer interaction. As a Web developer, he enjoys tinkering with the backend as much as designing and coding user interfaces. Julien discovered Python and Django in 2007 while doing his PhD in Computing Sciences. Since then he has contributed to multiple Python open-source projects, in particular the Django Web framework, and became a Django core committer in 2011. Julien was a co-founder of the [Interaction Consortium](http://interaction.net.au/). He now works as a technical director at [Nurun](http://nurun.com), a digital agency based in San Francisco, CA.
Saturday 4:30 p.m.–5 p.m. in Room 517AB