Wes McKinney is a software engineer at Cloudera and lead developer and co-creator of Ibis. Prior to that, Wes was co-founder of DataPad, and CTO and Cofounder of Lambda Foundry, Inc. From 2010 to 2012, he served as a Python consultant to hedge funds and banks while developing Pandas, a widely used Python data analysis library. From 2007 to 2010, he researched global macro and credit trading strategies at AQR Capital Management. He graduated from MIT with an S.B. in Mathematics. Wes is author of the O'Reilly book Python for Data Analysis.