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Marc-Andre Lemburg

Marc-Andre Lemburg


Marc-Andre is the CEO and founder of, a Python-focused project and consulting company based in Germany, specializing in the data, finance and database space. He has a degree in mathematics from the University of D├╝sseldorf.

His work with and for Python started in 1994. He is a Python Core Developer, designed and implemented the Unicode support in Python, and author of the mx Extensions, e.g. mxTools, mxDateTime and mxODBC, which are now distributed and maintained through

Marc-Andre is a EuroPython Society (EPS) Fellow, a Python Software Foundation (PSF) founding Fellow and co-founded a local Python meeting in D├╝sseldorf (PyDDF). He served on the board of the PSF and EPS for many terms and loves to contribute to the growth of Python where ever he can.

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