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CTO & VP Development at ActiveState
University of Oregon

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Jeff Hobbs is Director of Engineering, overseeing development of all ActiveState products—from language distributions to development tools and web-based solutions.

Though he’s responsible for leading and fostering our talented development team, Jeff is a coder at heart and dynamic languages are his passion. He’s been a member of the Tcl Core Team for more than a decade and is the primary author of many popular Tcl modules, as well as a contributing author for Perl and Python extensions. Jeff is a Tcl/Tk core maintainer and co-author of “Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk” and regularly publishes papers on the topic. Jeff works closely with ActiveState customers including Cisco, Boeing, Synopsys, NASA and Intel to deliver the best dynamic languages solutions for their development projects.

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