Kris Kowal

Portrait Kris Kowal

Kris Kowal guided the CommonJS module system from design to adoption, most notably by Node.js, and created the popular Q JavaScript promise library out of which emerged modern JavaScript promises. Kris built RPC infrastructure at Uber for five years. On nights and weekends, Kris is a Middle-earth cartographer, Elvish calligrapher, OpenMoji contributor, interactive fiction creator, cellular automaton curator, and a hiking camper.


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