Aron Ahmadia is a research scientist at Continuum Analytics. Aron holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Columbia University and has been working with Python for technical computing since 2003. Aron is one of the lead developers of PyClaw, an open-source, Python-based toolkit for modeling wave propagation at large scale. His software is used in academia, industry, and government, and runs on workstations, the cloud, and 65,536-core supercomputers. Aron has extensive experience teaching Python to industrial, academic, and government users, and has taught it as part of the curriculum for Software Carpentry courses across four continents.