Steven Diamond is a research scientist at Gridmatic, an energy startup. He holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Stanford, where his research focused on domain-specific languages (DSLs) for optimization. He is the original developer of CVXPY, a widely used Python-embedded DSL for convex optimization. He has served as the primary instructor of Stanford's convex optimization course, and has run tutorials on convex optimization across the world. He has given many talks on CVXPY, including at SciPy18.