Paul Stadig has been using Clojure since 2008. He took a job writing Clojure full time in 2010. Since then, he has worked at two other companies writing Clojure code full time, and still does! He worked on large, distributed, cloud-based applications that ran Clojure services on hundreds of Amazon Web Services instances, processing jobs from RabbitMQ. He worked on Clojure services that served front-page ad carousels to 1,000,000 visitors per day. He worked on distributed Clojure systems that process graph algorithms across billions of observations about network activity. He has been an administrator for Clojure’s Jira ticketing system and the Clojure developer Google Group. He is actively involved in Clojure user groups and has created and contributed to many Clojure open-source projects. He has spoken at Clojure conferences and is a technical reviewer on several Clojure books. Paul lives in central Virginia in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with his wife and four children.