I'm A. Jesse Jiryu Davis, a staff engineer at MongoDB in New York City.

Here's my speaking schedule.

Projects:

  • libbson and libmongoc, the MongoDB C Driver libraries.
  • Motor: A full-featured non-blocking MongoDB driver for Tornado.
  • PyMongo: I help maintain the standard MongoDB driver for Python.
  • GreenletProfiler: A performance profiler that groks greenlets and Gevent.

Contributions:

Writing:

  • Co-author with Guido van Rossum of the "Web Crawler With asyncio Coroutines" chapter in 500 Lines or Less, the fourth book in the Architecture of Open Source Applications series.
  • Contributor to The Definitive Guide to MongoDB.
  • Contributor to Lion's Roar: Ordinary Zen, If Siddhartha Didn’t Leave Home, Steve Jobs.

Photography:

I do portraits, mainly of Lower East Siders, residents of transitional housing, and American Buddhists.

Religion:

I'm a Zen student at the Village Zendo.

Training:

I got a BA in Computer Science from Oberlin College, I take photo classes at The International Center for Photography, and lived for a year at Zen Mountain Center.

Contact Me:

Unless you're a recruiter.

Email jesse@emptysquare.net or jesse@mongodb.com.

@jessejiryudavis on Twitter, ajdavis on GitHub, emptysquare on Flickr.

I look like this: