About Kale Franz

Kale is the lead developer for the conda project. He received an undergraduate degree in physics from the Colorado School of Mines and a PhD in electrical engineering from Princeton University. Kale is a domain expert in the field of quantum cascade lasers, and made infrared semiconductor lasers for the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory immediately after graduate school. Before joining Anaconda to lead conda development, Kale was a backend developer and DevOps tech lead at 23andMe.