John 'Warthog9' Hawley was recognized as a Python Fellow by the Python Software Foundation (PSF) in Q1 of 2022 for helping to bring new contributors to the Python ecosystem and making the Python Google Summer of Code Organization and its several projects and communities run efficiently. He led the system administration team on kernel.org for nearly a decade, leading a team including four other administrators. His other exploits include working on Syslinux, OpenSSI, a caching Gitweb, and patches to bind to enable GeoDNS. He's the author of PXE Knife, a set of interfaces around common utilities and diagnostics tools needed by an average systems administrator, as well as SyncDiff(erent) a state-full file synchronizer and file transfer mechanism. He currently works for VMware on upstream Open Source Software. In his free time he enjoys cooking extravagant meals and watching bad movies.