Brian Ketelsen

Brian Ketelsen is an experienced leader of technical teams who has been writing software for various platforms since 1993. Brian’s diverse background contributes to his broad technical skills. He has held roles ranging from DBA to CIO, with a strong focus on data warehouses and distributed computing.

Brian co-organizes GopherCon, the yearly conference for Go programmers held each summer in Denver. A prolific open source enthusiast, Brian has contributed to some of the largest Go projects, including Docker, Kubernetes, Etcd, SkyDNS, Kong, Go-Kit, and Goa.

Brian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, and helps to organize the Tampa Go Meetup. He co-wrote the Manning Press book Go In Action, and spends much of his free time fostering the Go community.