Dr. Christopher Swenson is a software engineer, computer scientist, and occasional mathematician. Swenson has been involved in open source since before knowing what open source really was. Swenson likes sorting a lot, and maintains an open source high-performance C sorting library. Swenson has sold their labor to companies big and small, such as Simple, Google, and the US Government, and wrote a book on cryptography. Swenson is one of the organizers of PyDX. Swenson is a cupcake.