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BSDCan 2018
The Technical BSD Conference

Calvin Hendryx-Parker

Calvin Hendryx-Parker is the co-founder and CTO of Six Feet Up, a Python web application development company established in 1999. At Six Feet Up, Calvin establishes the company's technical vision and leads all aspects of the company's technology development. He provide the strategic vision for enhancing the offerings of the company and infrastructure, and works with the team to set company priorities and implement processes that will help improve product and service development.

Moved by an ever burning desire to learn new technology, Calvin believes that programing knowledge should be open, available, accessible, friendly and engaging. At Six Feet Up, he has established a knowledge-sharing culture to enhance the effectiveness of operations and professionals both in his company and for his clients.

In 2007, Calvin founded IndyPy, the local Python user group, with the goal of finding the tech community in Indiana. More recently Calvin has become Eleven Fifty Academy’s official Python and Django teaching partner, and is an Iron Yard Indianapolis Advisory Board Member. He is currently working with TechPoint Foundation for Youth to help build the world's largest network of Coder Dojos and was nominated Tech Educator of the Year in 2016 at the Mira Awards.

Calvin is a Purdue graduate with an ever burning desire to learn new technology.