Randy Syring is the Chief Executive Developer at Level 12, a software development firm specializing in web and data(base) projects tailor made for their customers. He has been involved in software development for over 15 years and has been working directly with customers to build custom software for 12 of those years. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics, a M.A. in Biblical Counseling, and has done work towards an MBA. He is passionate about the Python programming language, good development practices (Agile), automated testing, and engaging the next generation of developers. He also has street creds: founder of and regular speaker at DerbyPy, mentor for the Velocity Indiana accelerator program, has presented at MoSSCon, PyOhio, PyTexas, Code PaLOUsa, and varied tech meetups in the Louisville area.