Max Bernstein is a software engineer working on infrastructure. He has worked on an optimized Python interpreter and now works on an optimizing JIT compiler for Python. He also writes about programming languages and runtimes in his spare time. Bernstein received a BS in computer science from Tufts University. While he attended Tufts, he taught "EXP 57: Tech Trends and Careers: Tufts and Beyond". Bernstein was also a teaching fellow or teaching assistant for CS 11, 15, 40, and 50CP.