PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Carlos Chapi: My name is Carlos Chapi, I’m a computer engineer from Ecuador and, at the time of writing this, I’m 33 years old. I also recently got married so I’m getting used to that too.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Florin Irion: I was born and raised in Romania in a little town called Campulung. When I was 20 years old I came to Italy, to Prato, where I started working in the hospitality industry, eventually becoming a Chef.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Abhijit Menon-Sen: My name is Abhijit, and my family and I live in a small village in the Himalayas in India, overlooking a peaceful little valley with a small river that we can hear when it rains heavily.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Gianni Ciolli: I was born in 1973 in Prato, an Italian city in Tuscany which is quite important for the history of PostgreSQL. I lived around there for a long time, and then I spent some years in Rome. Now I live in London with my teenage son.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Álvaro Herrera: I am a 1976-vintage Chilean tinkerer who grew up disassembling all manner of things and trying to figure out how to put them back again; my father owned a Z80 computer when I was a kid, and I was amazed at some of the things it did, and it led me into developing an interest in doing things with computers. I started my journey with Linux in 1997 and was amazed at the plethora of things I could do with it – that’s where I really learned to program (in Perl).
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Markus Wanner: I’m Swiss, living in the German speaking part of Switzerland, together with my wife and our two kids. I turned 40 this year, which just makes me realize that it’s now half my life that I’m somehow involved in the PostgreSQL project.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Umair Shahid: I am from Pakistan, born & raised in Islamabad. I am married with 2 kids - a 13 year old boy and a 10 year old girl. Neither of them have any interest in PostgreSQL or in computers!
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Andrew Dunstan: Originally from Australia, now living in North Carolina, USA. Dual citizen. Age 66, making me one of the oldest people in the Postgres community. Principal pastime: walking.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Jimmy Angelakos: I grew up in Athens, Greece, then went to Scotland to study at the University of Aberdeen. After 15 years of working in the industry with Open Source tools, I found myself working with my favourite database, as Senior PostgreSQL Architect at 2ndQuadrant in Edinburgh. Music is a big part of my life, I love listening to diverse genres, a long time ago I played in a rock band, and in the more recent past I presented a music-oriented radio show.
PostgreSQL Person of the Week Interview with Mark Wong: I am currently living in and am originally from Portland, Oregon. I am working for 2ndQuadrant who provides a range of Postgres products and services. I’ve taken up a variety of hobbies over the years. A couple of my favorites are medium and large format photography, and crocheting stuffed animals. You may be familiar with one particularly cute little elephant endearingly named Chelnik by Gabrielle Roth.