Prof. Dr. Petar Maric

Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Prof. Dr. Petar Maric is currently an assistant professor (Applied Computer Science) at the University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences. He's an avid Open Source Software supporter (Python Software Foundation contributing member, authored over 40 Open Source projects), and a seasoned Python developer (16 years of experience) with a strong passion for web and distributed computing. Specializes in rejuvenating brownfield projects, by minimizing their technical debt, introducing new (automated) development/deployment processes, increasing overall code quality, seeding the quality-first development culture, and leading people by example

He's also in charge of the official country level mirrors for CTAN (Comprehensive TeX Archive Network), Ubuntu, Arch Linux, MariaDB, CentOS, Debian and MX Linux.