Steve Holden

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Passionate about programming and community, Steve Holden has worked with computers since 1967 and started using Python at version 1.4 in 1995. He has since written about Python, created instructor-led training, delivered to an international audience and built 40 hours of video training for “reluctant Python users.” An Emeritus Fellow of the Python Software Foundation, Steve served as the Foundation's chairman for three years and as a director for eight ; he created PyCon, the Python community’s international conference series and received with the Frank Willison Award for services to the Python community. He lives in Hastings, England and works as Technical Architect for the UK Department for Business and Trade, where he is responsible for the systems that maintain and regulate the trading environment.