Travis E. Oliphant is Founder and CEO/CTO of Quansight, a company that grows talent, builds
technology, and discovers new products while sustaining open-source communities by helping
companies gain actionable, quantitative insights from their data.
Since 1997, Travis has worked with Python for numerical and scientific programming, notably as
the primary developer of the NumPy package and as a founding contributor of the SciPy
package. He is also the author of the definitive "Guide to NumPy". Mr. Oliphant was an assistant
professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at BYU from 2001-2007, where he taught
courses in probability theory, electro-magnetism, inverse problems and signal processing. He
also served as Director of the Biomedical Imaging Lab. From 2007-2011, He was the President
at Enthought, Inc. In 2012, Travis co-founded NumFOCUS, and Anaconda Inc. where he
continues as a Director.
Travis has a Ph.D. from the Mayo Clinic and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University.