Keno Fischer is a core developer of the Julia programming language project and co founder and CTO of Julia Computing. His work focuses on compiler and programming language design, parallel and distributed computing and programmer productivity. He was the principal performance architect for the Celeste collaboration that first demonstrated Julia's capability to seamlessly scale to petascale systems. In 2018 he was recognized by Forbes for their 30 under 30 list of thought leaders in Enterprise Technology. He holds an A.M. degree in Physics from Harvard University.