Tobias is a systems architect with nearly a decade of experience designing and building distributed, production grade web, data, and sensor platforms. He specializes in designing and building complex, comprehensive automation for powering scalable and maintainable systems. His current adventure is helping MIT redefine global education as the manager and lead engineer for the technical operations team at the Office of Open Learning. He also works as a consultant, helping growing businesses evolve their technical infrastructure. In addition to his work, Tobias also hosts Podcast.init, the show about Python and the people who make it great.