Calvin Hendryx-Parker

Calvin Hendryx-Parker

Calvin Hendryx-Parker is the co-founder and CTO of Six Feet Up, a Python and Cloud expert consulting company that makes the world a better place by accelerating tech leaders’ impact. At Six Feet Up, Calvin establishes the company's technical vision and leads all aspects of the company's technology development. He provides the strategic vision for enhancing the offerings of the company and infrastructure, and he works with the team to set company priorities and implement processes that will help improve product and service development.

In 2019, Calvin was named an AWS Hero. He is the founder and host of the Python Web Conference; and the co-founder of IndyPy, the largest Python meetup in Indiana with 2,100+ members. Additionally, Calvin is the driving force behind LoudSwarm by Six Feet Up, a high impact virtual event platform that debuted in June 2020.

Outside of work, Calvin spends time tinkering with new devices like the AWS DeepRacer, CircuitPython and Raspberry Pi. He is an avid distance runner and ran the 2014 NYC Marathon to support the Innocence Project. He enjoys cooking and craft cocktails. Calvin holds a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University.


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