Matt Farmer is a Staff Engineer at Mailchimp working with the Data Systems department.
In this capacity, Matt has lead multiple major initiatives for Data Systems, encouraged Mailchimp’s ongoing use and participation in the open source community, and is a frequent curator of quality GIFs.
Matt has contributed to Apache Kafka and a number of smaller, related projects as a part of his work at Mailchimp. In what free time he has these days, he serves as a maintainer for the Lift Web Framework and the Dispatch HTTP Library. Matt lives in Atlanta, GA, with his wife and his toddler-shaped tornado.