Announcing Third Keynote Speaker for PyCon India 2016 - Van Lindberg!

We are really excited to announce Van Lindberg as our third Keynote Speaker for PyCon India 2016.

Van Lindberg

Van Lindberg

Van Lindberg is an engineer, IP and open source lawyer, and part-time natural language hacker.

He is a director, general counsel, and past chair of the Python Software Foundation, a director of the OpenStack Foundation, and Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Rackspace. As associate general counsel, Lindberg oversees Rackspace's Intellectual Property program, directing Rackspace's strategy and policy around patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret and open source matters. He also heads Rackspace's patent reform lobbying efforts.

Lindberg also co-chairs Rackspace's Technical Career Track program, or TCT, a leadership development program for the most highly skilled technical employees. Lindberg wrote the O'Reilly book "Intellectual Property and Open Source, "and was named one of "America's Top 12 Techiest Attorneys" by the American Bar Association Journal.

He can be reached at his twitter handle: @vanl. You can checkout more about him at

We hope you are all excited to see him at PyCon India 2016. So what are you waiting for? Those who have bought the tickets make sure that you come and those who haven't buy it from here.