Alan was born and raised in the Midwest, but now calls Seattle home. Previously Alan worked at LabKey, then went on to start his own company, but is back at LabKey, where he feels most at home. When Alan is not working, he spends his time as a Community Organizer. He is a co-founder of Seattle’s largest tech meetup, Puget Sound Programming Python (PuPPy), and a co-founder of the regional Python conference PyCascades. Alan also enjoys riding his bicycle, drawing, and sampling local craft beers.