About Our Sponsors

We're grateful to the following organizations, who've made a substantial contribution to North Bay Python 2017. Learn how you can join us on the Become a Sponsor page.

Platinum

REVSYS

We are performance tuners, Python and Django experts, infrastructure and scaling architects.

Your best opportunity for success in any situation is to have access to the highest level of knowledge and a thorough understanding of how to make the most of it. What you don't know can hurt you. Let us help you over and around the bumps in the road you are on.

At REVSYS, we help our clients with architecture decisions, implementing best practices, identifying cost savings, improving development velocity, mentoring, and ops automation.

You need to move fast. We can help rev up your people, processes, and products.

Clover Health

Clover Health is a Medicare Advantage company reinventing the health insurance model by integrating technology into every aspect of its members’ healthcare. The Clover data and analytics platform uses continuous, real-time monitoring to prevent hospital admissions, reduce avoidable spending, and identify and better manage chronic diseases. Clover was co-founded by Vivek Garipalli and Kris Gale, who together bring a unique blend of healthcare and technology experience to accomplish the company’s mission of ‘improving every life.’

Gold

Python Software Foundation

The mission of the Python Software Foundation is to promote, protect, and advance the Python programming language, and to support and facilitate the growth of a diverse and international community of Python programmers. The majority of the PSF's work is focused on empowering and supporting people within the Python community. The PSF has active grant programs that support sprints, conferences, meetups, user groups, and Python development efforts all over the world. In addition, the PSF underwrites and runs PyCon US, the primary Python community conference. Being part of the PSF means being part of the Python community. Recently we changed the PSF to an open membership organization, so that everyone who uses and supports Python can join. To learn more, visit https://www.python.org/psf/membership.

IBM

IBM is a global technology and innovation company headquartered in Armonk, NY. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 375,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. Just completing its 22nd year of patent leadership, IBM Research has defined the future of information technology with more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents. Scientists from IBM Research have produced six Nobel Laureates, 10 U.S. National Medals of Technology, five U.S. National Medals of Science, six Turing Awards, 19 inductees in the National Academy of Sciences and 20 inductees into the U.S. National Inventors Hall of Fame. Today, IBM is much more than a “hardware, software, services” company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company. Our work and our people can be found in all sorts of interesting places. IBMers are helping transform healthcare, improving the retail shopping experience, rerouting traffic jams and even designing the next generation fan experience in sports stadiums around the world. It's the kind of thing we've been doing for more than 100 years.

Silver

Heroku

Heroku, a Salesforce company and industry pioneer in platform as a service (PaaS), enables developers to build and run applications entirely in the cloud, without the need to purchase or maintain any servers or software. With Heroku you can focus on your app, not your infrastructure.

Software Freedom Conservancy

Software Freedom Conservancy is a not-for-profit charity that helps promote, improve, develop, and defend Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS) projects. Conservancy provides a non-profit home and infrastructure for FLOSS projects. This allows FLOSS developers to focus on what they do best — writing and improving FLOSS for the general public — while Conservancy takes care of the projects' needs that do not relate directly to software development and documentation.

Visit Petaluma

Welcome to Petaluma! Chartered in 1858, Petaluma is one of California’s oldest cities and has proudly preserved its cherished 19th century charm. Today, the iron-front buildings house antique stores, boutiques, art galleries and bistros.

There are so many ways to eat, drink and be merry in Petaluma. Visit a downtown wine bar and taste the distinctive elegance of Petaluma Gap Pinot Noir, enjoy a flight of craft beers (Lagunitas is headquartered in Petaluma) or experience the best of Wine Country cuisine.

Need more suggestions? Stop by the historic train depot at E. Washington and Lakeville, open every day from 10am-4pm.

Yelp

Yelp is a website and mobile app that connects people with great local businesses. Founded in July 2004, Yelp has taken root in countries across the globe, making it the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. The Yelp community is made up of engaged locals who connect online and off to share their opinions about local businesses

LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly helps eliminate risk for developers and operations teams from the software development cycle. As companies transition to a world built on software, there is an increasing requirement to move quickly, balanced with the desire to maintain control. LaunchDarkly is the feature management platform to control the whole feature lifecycle from Concept → Launch → Value.

Django Software Foundation

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Built by experienced developers, it takes care of much of the hassle of Web development, so you can focus on writing your app without needing to reinvent the wheel. It’s free and open source.

Google Developers

Google Developers is your source for announcements, protips from product experts, and the resources to support your development efforts. You can follow Google Devs on Twitter at twitter.com/googledevs and YouTube at youtube.com/+GoogleDevelopers

Bloomberg

Bloomberg technology drives the world’s financial markets. Nearly 5,000 technologists define, architect, build and deploy complete systems to fulfill the needs of leading financial market participants globally.

Here in our San Francisco office, we are driving the adoption of Python and its rich ecosystem of libraries to enable developers across Bloomberg to create products and services more efficiently. Our engineers are regular contributors to the IPython/Jupyter community through our work on bqplot, JupyterLab and IPython widget libraries and also frequently present at Python conferences across the globe.

PayPal

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 218 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person.

Braintree

Braintree provides the easiest way to pay and get paid across any device. With one integration, merchants can start accepting credit and debit cards, PayPal, Apple Pay, Android Pay, Venmo, and whatever comes next. Thousands of online and mobile companies including Uber, Airbnb, and GithHub use Braintree in more than 45 countries. To learn more, visit braintreepayments.com or @braintree.

Indeed

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. Every month, over 200 million people worldwide use Indeed in their job search. Our teams solve challenging problems with creative solutions to make this happen. We explore lots of ideas and iterate quickly, building quality products that scale. We embrace the use of great open source technology and develop our own solutions when appropriate.

We’re hiring software engineers, site reliability engineers, and quality engineers, in Austin, San Francisco, Seattle, Tokyo, Hyderabad, and Singapore. Visit http://indeed.tech and http://indeed.jobs to learn more.

Community Partner

Web & Interactive Media Professionals

By providing a community to get together, share skills, trade tools, learn, and have fun, WIMP connects people, technology and innovation. We host a monthly educational meeting covering information that would be of interest to our community. We also have social events for networking between our members.

SFHTML5

San Francisco HTML5 Developer Group is the largest Web Development Meetup in the world! We host monthly events in San Francisco with presentations by the industry's leading experts in cutting-edge web technologies. Past speakers include superstars like Paul Irish, Parisa Tabriz, Jen Simmons, Bruce Lawson, Steve Souders, Divya Manian, Brian Leroux, Pamela Fox, Christian Heilmann, Rachel Nabors, and many more. We also record all of the talks so you can watch the videos later.

Bay Bridge Python

Bay Bridge Python is a community-oriented and community-run Python group for the Pythonistas around the Oakland Bay Bridge. We’re just starting up, and you can be notified about our meetups on Bay Bridge Python’s meetup page.

PyCascades

PyCascades is two-day Python conference that will be held on January 22-23, 2018 at Granville Island Stage in beautiful Vancouver, B.C. Canada. Organized by members of the Vancouver, Seattle, and Portland Python user groups, we aim to bring together Python users and developers from both the Pacific Northwest and around the world.

PyLadies Vancouver

PyLadies Vancouver is a Python programming group for women in the Vancouver area. Persons with any gender identity are welcome, and should respect that PyLadies Vancouver must be a place where women's voices are centred.

PyLadies Silicon Valley

PyLadies SV is dedicated to supporting female and non-binary identified Pythonistas in the South Bay through classes, talks, mentorship, and advocacy!

We’re always looking for speakers, sponsors and volunteers. Reach out through our Meetup page

WORK Petaluma

Located in the heart of historic downtown, WORK Petaluma is a vibrant hub offering convenient, flexible services for businesses, entrepreneurs, freelancers, & telecommuters. Beautiful shared workspace, fully equipped private offices, comfortable meetings rooms, valuable business classes, and friendly people from all professions create a welcoming and productive environment that will make you want to go to work.

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