Kirk Kaiser

Technical Evangelist at Datadog

Kirk Kaiser is the Evangelism Team Lead at Datadog, where he works to help developers become more effective. He's also the author of Make Art with Python, a book teaching Python through creative programming.

Prior to Datadog, Kirk was one of the first employees at a music video startup called Triller, which became one of the top iOS and Android apps in the world.

Before Triller, he wrote the backend for a social app called Somebody which was also in the Top 100 free apps for the App Store, won an award for a site built for GE, helped design an IoT lighting control system, and ran the infrastructure for a large eCommerce company.