Avthar is passionate about empowering people through technology. That’s why he loves being a Developer Advocate at Timescale, where he helps engineers leverage the power of time-series data to analyze the past, monitor the present and predict and plan for the future. Originally from a small town in South Africa, Avthar lived in Costa Rica before earning a CS degree from Princeton University. He previously co-founded a crypto-enabled social network that gave people more privacy and control over their data. He’s also fanatical about learning how to learn, the journey of mastery and how we can all be our best selves.