Victor Stinner: Contact Me

I am paid by Red Hat to maintain Python upstream and downstream (RHEL, CentOS, Fedora & Software collections). They also cover the cost of travels to Pycon US and EuroPython: meeting people is as important if not more than code. My contributions to Python.

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  • IRC: my nickname is vstinner on Freenode, I’m usually connected to #python-fr and #python-dev. Previously, I used the nick haypo.

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My projects and talks

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About me

  • Job Title at Red Hat: Senior Software Engineer

  • Twitter: “Opensource Python Hacker”

  • Pycon US 2014: Python core developer since 2010, I’m the author of various Python applications and libraries Python. See my profile on Bitbucket and and Github. I’m now working on OpenStack at Enovance (Paris).

  • FOSDEM 2013: Python code developer since 3 years, I love hacking free softwares to improve them, especially the Python project.

  • Victor is a Senior Engineer at eNovance. Python core developer since January 2010, he eats bugs for breakfast and reviews patches for dinner. On his free time, he shares code of open source projects on Bitbucket and Github.

  • PyDev of the Week: Victor Stinner (February, 2017)


  • In October 2017, Gregory P. Smith of Google nominated me for a Google Open Source Peer Bonus for my work on CPython

  • In April 2016, the OpenStack project nominated me for the The Infinite Rebase Shield Award for my work on porting OpenStack to Python 3:

    In the face of endless rebases, Stinner has tirelessly pushed OpenStack toward Python 3. I get the impression that it has been hard at times to get the necessary reviews for his Python 3 porting work; especially for the projects he’s not well known on, and I hate to see him discouraged. We’re lucky to have such a prolific expert leading the Python 3 porting effort for OpenStack, and I’d like him to know that his work is appreciated.

  • In August 2015, I got a PSF Community Service Award for my work on CPython

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