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Chris Travers

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Chris Travers: I guess the best way to answer this is to say I am from the US. I moved around a lot as a kid – California, Michigan, Utah, Washington State. In 2010, I moved abroad, and have not moved back. Since then I have lived in Indonesia, Sweden, and Germany. I am now living in Indonesia again.

Reading time: 12 minutes

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Vincent Picavet

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Vincent Picavet: My name is Vincent Picavet. Originally an applied maths engineer, I created and run Oslandia since 2009, focusing on Open Source Geographical Information Systems 🌍, namely QGIS, PostGIS. I live in France in the Drôme valley, work remote since 2009, and speak French, English, Spanish and German. My favorite projection is an octant projection with Reuleaux triangles.

Reading time: 7 minutes

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Samay Sharma

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Samay Sharma: I’m Samay Sharma and I live in San Jose, USA with my wife and my toddler girl. I was born in India and did my university education from IIIT-Hyderabad, India. Today, I work at Microsoft and manage our open source Postgres team. It’s a great opportunity for me to work with PostgreSQL and learn from the knowledge and expertise of different committers and contributors.

Reading time: 8 minutes

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Thom Brown

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Thom Brown: I was born and grew up in a town called Crawley, which is about half way between London and the south coast of England, and it’s probably best known for the band The Cure, or the comedian Romesh Ranganathan.

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Frits Hoogland

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Frits Hoogland: My name is Frits Hoogland, I am born, raised and living in Lutjebroek, which is a tiny village in the Netherlands (of which most people don’t know it actually exists). I am married to Suzanne and have a son named Jason.

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Takamichi Osumi

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Takamichi Osumi: My name is Takamichi Osumi. I’m a Japanese born and raised in Tokyo. Currently, I live in the Shizuoka prefecture where I can enjoy an easier access to the relaxing nature. I have worked in the Fujitsu open-source team for the last couple of years and got involved in some PostgreSQL projects.

Reading time: 7 minutes

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Luca Ferrari

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Luca Ferrari: I live in Italy, with my beautiful wife Emanuela, my great son Diego, our female cats, Sofia and Olivia, and our female dog Franzina. We live near the city of Modena, the land of sports cars like Ferrari and Maserati, and also the center of very good food and wine.

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Miroslav Šedivý

PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Miroslav Šedivý: My name is Miroslav Šedivý, but most people call me Miro, which allows them to avoid typing some letters they do not have on their keyboard. I was born in Czechoslovakia (yes, I am over 30 now), studied computer sciences in France and Germany, and now I am living in Austria.

Reading time: 8 minutes

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