Michael "Mike" Dirolf is a Software Engineer at 10gen, where he works on the MongoDB project. He mainly works on client drivers for Python and Ruby, but also takes time out to talk about MongoDB — he has presented at EuroPython, Strange Loop Conf, ReR, RuPy, RubyConf, CodeMash and FLOSS Weekly as well as at various meetup groups around the world. Mike received a B.S.E. in Computer Science from Princeton University. Born in Albany NY, Mike currently resides in New York City.