More than 3,000 people have contributed to GitLab. The GitLab Inc. team consists of the following 2114 team members and their 364+ pets. We believe we're the world's largest all-remote organization and we currently have team members in more than 60 countries and regions. This page lists who people report to, and on a separate page we detail the organizational structure. You can get a sense of the team culture and our inclusion by visiting our culture page and our Identity Data page.
Andrew is a self-taught Linux nerd who loves to find ways to make technology work better for people. Before GitLab, he was working in retail. He uses his newfound flexibility in remote work to play video games (on Linux!) and ride his bicycle all around Chicago.
Aakriti is an Indian expat living in Berlin, who loves Korean food, slipping in several languages in one sentence and photographing absurd things. She is an open source enthusiast, who has been building and using open source software for several years. Most of her recent work is in Ruby, but she also loves coding in functional programming languages like Elixir.
Anthony Baer enjoys helping customers throughout their DevOps journey to optimize processes using automation. With 20+ years of experience within the software development lifecycle, Anthony has experienced the changes and innovation that has occurred in this realm. Going forward, every day brings a new opportunity to improve. In his spare time, Anthony enjoys urban hiking, motorcycling, travel, and learning. Anthony lives with his wife, two children, and two cats.
Very passionate about sales, tech, sports and travel. Artem is living Berlin for about 30 years, was born in the Ukrain and has a sales background with over 7 years experience.
Alana enjoys creating products for developers, devops teams and security analysts. She is always learning about something new, from ethical hacking, to container orchestration, to cryptocurrency, to personal finance, to mountain bike maintenance. When Alana's not trying to figure out what to build next, she is looking for the best powder line to ski, or the next best trail to run.
Before joining the GitLab team, Abubakar has worked in the academic environment providing support and maintaining IT infrastructure. He also actively participates in several training programs targeted at youths and students. In his spare time, Abubakar reads and also participate in the local developer community events.
Alexander is passionate about machine learning and distributed computing. Prior to joining GitLab, Alexander worked on UnReview, a code reviewer recommendation system, as an engineer and co-founder. Alexander is excited to join GitLab and help the team integrate UnReview capabilities into the GitLab platform. Outside of work, Alexander enjoys reading, hiking, and skiing.
Alexandru's passion for software development started in high school, where he was introduced to Borland Pascal. That continued with Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and a career in Software Development. In spare time he loves to spend time outdoors with his wife and two boys, fishing, playing sports or just taking walks.
Andrejs enjoys crafting all kinds of tools around testing and development productivity. He is also keen on contributing to open source projects. In his free time he enjoys adrenaline packed activities like racing motorcycles or freeride skiing.
Adam works as a software engineer since 2010. Adam is passionate about the Ruby language and solving performance problems. In his spare time, Adam loves traveling and spending time with his family.
Adam has spent the majority of his career history in high-demand healthcare environments and has built a strong set of skills in Support, Systems Administration and DevOps. It is his passion to work on the frontline of large scale distributed web applications and to reduce workload through automation, documentation and process improvement. Adam feels most at home inside a bash terminal surrounded by open source software.
Prior to working at Gitlab, Adam has worked in technology recruiting and adtech sales. When he is not working, Adam loves stand up comedy and exploring New York City
Adam is an experienced backend web developer with many years of experience in customer success and technical account management. Prior to joining GitLab, he provided technical advisory service to enterprise customers as they used Drupal and other open source technologies to build their digital experiences, all while maintaining a steady stream of development work by building internal tools to help improve his team's efficiency. All of this combined led to a love of DevOps, which in turn led to GitLab. Outside of work, Adam enjoys woodworking and jazz trombone.
Adam is a Backend Engineer originally from Toronto, Canada, but now living in Sydney, Australia. He has spent many years working on payment gateway systems, product ingestion tools for retailer integration and identity management platforms. When he's not coding, he enjoys playing beach volleyball, riding his motorcycle, cooking and reading.
For the last 20+ years, Adam has been doing what he loves: improving user experiences. He has also had the privilege to lead and mentor teams in how to to effectively translate research insights into actionable recommendations and innovations. Adam spends his spare time fishing, cooking, and woodworking.
After starting her career as a software developer for the DoD, Aleesha decided to get back to her passion of teaching and become customer-facing, acting as a trusted advisor for her clients. In her free time, Aleesha likes to spend time traveling with her husband or staying home with her four pets.
Joining August 19th.
Amir is originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand. After graduating from Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Amir started his career in accounting & finance. Shortly after that, he realised that he would love to venture into the world of business specifically tech sales. Amir is now an SDR at GitLab covering APAC. During his free time, Amir mostly spent his time playing touch rugby, futsal and listening to music
Raised in Toronto, Canada and now living in Whistler. The last decade of my life has been in the sales world in different capacities. From my point of view it's all about being Client-Centric. Getting a 360-Degree understanding of an organizations needs & challenges and providing solutions to enable efficiency, growth & innovation. When I am not working I am spending time with the loves of my life, my hubby Jon and my daughter Arielle. We love to snowboard, surf, being in nature, and in the company of our family & great friends.
I am a customer-centric, data and quality-driven professional who strives for optimal customer experience. Over the last two decades, I have accumulated expertise in system administration, software engineering, and DevOps practices. I help organizations leverage DevOps practices increasing their efficiency in achieving their business goals. I believe technology is essential, but we can't achieve ambitious goals without fostering respectful and inclusive human interactions.
Adrian works in an amazing region of the world, Asia-Pacific & Japan with a variety of different and amazing cultures. He is fortunate to have one of the most diverse teams he could have wished for. Adrian comes from an analytical coder background, having had the opportunity to work in early distributed database technologies as well as next-gen orchestration platforms. Adrian is an open-source technologies advocate and evangalist.
Starts May 18th
Amanda is a tenured instructional design professional with a passion for Diversity & Inclusion. In her free time she enjoys playing Dungeons and Dragons, watching horror movies, and occasionally leaving the house to attend a yoga class. She lives outside of Boston with her two hairless cats, Eevee and Ivy.
Andrew is passionate about educating technology teams on their GitLab journey, and helping them realize the value it can bring to their organization.When not advocating for GitLab, Andrew coaches CrossFit, walks his dogs, and spends quality time with his wife and son.
Ahmad has been passionate about web development since he laid his eyes on web forums back in 2003, hasn't stopped coding ever since. He's interested in diving deep down the technology stack, figuring out how everything works and how to make it work better. He contributes to the Rubinius project on some occasions, and when he's not working, he can be fiddling around with 3D modelling or learning new languages.
Ahmed started tinkering with computers at a young age, and he hasn't stopped since. He has 6+ years of experience building and delivering software at scale, and working in agile and fast paced environments. He spent most of that time focusing on backend, infrastructure and data topics. In his spare time, you can find him explaining a technical concept to a friend, reading an article about politics/economics, savouring some tasty plate, or riding an e-moped around Berlin. He also likes reading comics, cooking lasagne (whenever possible), and playing video games.
Aaron strives to leverage his 20+ years of software development experience to make other developers' lives a little easier. He enjoys programming as a hobby, as well as writing, speaking, singing and woodworking.
Aishwarya is a homegrown backend engineer, mediocre chef and a self-appointed food plating designer. She is deeply invested in contributing to open source software and has been involved with multiple Rails Girls chapters in the past. She loves to travel, write travelogue, play outdoor sports and grow veggies in her backyard. When she has the time, she volunteers at [Embracing the world](https://www.embracingtheworld.org/about-us/).
Ashley enjoys uncovering user needs and finding ways to improve the user experience. She graduated with a MS in Human Systems Engineering in 2017 and has worked in UX research roles since then. In her free time, Ashley enjoys staying active through working out, snowboarding, kayaking, hiking, and walking her dogs.
Ashley approaches everything with a customer-first mindset and has a passion for solving tough challenges by taking a data-driven approach. Prior to GitLab, she held various marketing, product and engineering leadership roles at Alteryx, Tableau, Amazon and NASA. Ashley has a passion for scaling companies by creating new categories and positioning/messaging cool, innovative technology to customers across the globe. She lives in Tahoe with her husband, Bobby, and two yellow labs, Bruce and Betty - you can find them on the GitLab Pet page! For fun she enjoys skiing, surfing, traveling and attempting to golf.
I lead the content program within GitLab's Public Relations team. Before joining the team at GitLab, I worked on the agency side, where I helped companies in tech and VC bring their stories to life.
Throughout my career I have focused on business and channel development at software and technology companies. The partner ecosystem has played a critical role in accelerating the adoption of technologies like Virtualization, Big Data and Containers. I have been a part of those journeys through technology leaders over the part decade while at VMware, MapR and Docker. These companies doubled revenue year over year with the partnerships playing a significant role in the adoption of Cloud, Hadoop, and Kubernetes respectively.
Albert's experience spans across software engineering and consulting. Having seen how teams benefit from a strong collaborative culture, he is now driven to help others work more effectively. Outside of work, he enjoys bouldering indoor (hope to venture outdoor soon), as well as swimming, cycling and running occassionally.
From Venezuela, now in The Netherlands, Alejandro has been passionate about computers from the moment he once actually deleted System32 and tried to fix it. Since then he has developed Web applications for a variety of clients with a wide range of technologies. He believes in Torvalds' concept of "good taste" in code and strives to achieve it. Outside of programming he enjoys trading card games and discovering new music.
Technology enthusiast, Alejandro started his career as a networking and systems support engineer. Always striving towards finding and solving the next problem. On his free time he enjoys reading on philosophy, psichology, sci-fi or anything Tolkien-related; learning new things, gaming and feeding his always-hungry cat.
Aleshia has a procurement leadership background from the public sector with a passion for the top and bottom line value purchasing can bring to empower the business. Outside of work her two children keep her busy, her home renovation list never ends, and she enjoys snowboarding in the winter, and lake life in the summer.
Before GitLab I coded, scrum-mastered, and lead several projects at Salesforce, specifically for their Pardot B2B marketing automation platform. On the side and for fun, I am pretty involved with the blockchain and distributed computing landscape, having completed an Ethereum Dapp (Seedom) and the business development for a co-owned co-living project known as Haven. Most of the stress in my life comes from me presiding over my 130 unit condo building in downtown ATL. I chose to work at GitLab to continue to learn how successful open source projects operate with regards to monetization, decentralization, and, of course, security. In my spare time, I love to continue to research state-of-the-art distributed computing techniques, such as Holochain, travel and listen to tons and tons of Bassnectar.
Alex first became interested in Open Source when he discovered Linux in 2003. After trying most distros, he realized the true way of Gentoo and has used it ever since. In his free time he enjoys playing video games, reading, swimming, and of course hanging out with his 2 cats.
Alex is a UK based software engineer who has worked on both front and back end code in fields ranging from bioinformatics, to ed-tech and banking. This gives him an insight into the common challenges facing developers in small start-ups, scientific collaborations and large corporate enterprises. Alex cares about writing tools that solve problems, perform well and are simple to use, but above all ones that make the world a better place. He is an advocate of simplicity in software, which is something he credits to his work with functional programming and its emphasis on data-driven design. Outside the office, you are most likely to find him on a bike, or sniffing out a new café.
Alex taught himself to code instead of doing homework. Fortunately that "Internet" thing worked out and a couple of decades later he is still able to build innovative web applications for a living. When AFK Alex enjoys spending time with his family, exercise, bouldering, and nerding out on business and finance.
Alex has spent the majority of his career in Support, System Administration working for a variety of employers in size and business function. He has seen how the sysadmin role is changing and working for GitLab will allow him to immerse into these technologies.
Prior to joining GitLab, Alex has spent most of her career focusing on developing her skill as a customer/team specialist. She enjoys helping people and has a huge passion for ensuring everyone has the best experience. After hours she enjoys building puzzles, spending time with friends and family and exploring all the beauty that Cape Town has to offer.
Alexander loves securing software at every step of the process and making security frictionless for other engineers. In his free time, he enjoys building wireless mesh networks, running Tor relays and boardgaming.
Alexandr is interested in everything related to technical support and likes to share as much knowledge as possible. On his spare time he enjoys playing bass guitar, travelling, and eating doner kebab.
Alexander grew up in Wisconsin and has lived in Atlanta, San Francisco, and now Denver. He is classically trained as a physicist, but has dumped all that knowledge in favor of building cool things on the web. He loves contributing to communities to help others and currently lives in an apartment building with seven of his friends where they take turns cooking dinner. In his spare time he reads, runs, rock climbs, plays with his cat and tries to build his tolerance to spice.
Allie joins GitLab with a background in lifecycle marketing, demand generation, and personalization. Allie enjoys working out, going on long walks, baking cookies, traveling, and trying new restaurants.
Before Gitlab Alex was working as an Account Manager for fews years at Wrike a citrix company. Outside work Alex is spending his time with his family and friends doing outdoor activities and photography.
Alex Buijs has over 15 years of experience creating web applications. He enjoys using the latest techniques and a diversity of frameworks. He takes pride in creating beautiful and minimal code. He has a master's degree in AI. Besides programming, he is father of an adolescent daughter, practices zen meditation on a daily basis, loves making electronic music, watching movies, skying and paragliding.
Alex is a hands-on, data-driven business professional interested in problem solving across Go-To-Market, Finance, and Product organizations in the technology industry. He's passionate about data analytics and using it to drive company strategy, scale operations, and inform financial results. Prior experience at Salesforce and in Management Consulting. Outside of work, Alex enjoys music (playing bass with local bands and attending concerts), as well as traveling, cooking, learning new languages, and spending as much time as possible outside.
Alex specializes in Technology Risk Management with a background in project management and performing external/internal IT audit services. Prior to joining Gitlab, Alex worked for KPMG where he focused on performing SOX Consulting Services as well as IT Audit and SOC 1 & 2 engagements. In his free time he enjoys playing golf, skiing, and cooking BBQ on his deck.
Alexis has over 20yrs of experience in Enterprise Software sales and has worked with Federal Government customers for over a decade. He is a Northern VA transplant living in South Florida who has embraced the South Florida lifestyle and is living the "Salt Life".
Alexis thinks people are fascinating - evidenced by her background in Advertising and Cultural Anthropology. She is a problem solver at heart and loves being able to leverage her interest in psychology and business strategy when designing solutions for users. Collaborating with teammates and employing a human-centered approach in order to build products and experiences that have a positive and meaningful impact on the lives of others is what drives her to get up for work each morning. In her free time she can be found crafting something weird (ie a “Austin, TX” themed perfume), going to concerts and events, or at a coffee shop trying to drink the city of Chicago out of coffee. If you don’t see her out and about then she is most likely in bed napping while half watching The Golden Girls.
With his strong passion for devops, Alex found his way to GitLab after 2 years of sporadic community contributions. In his spare time Alex likes building custom keyboards (for typing), spending time with his kid and numerous pets, and judging beer as a certified homebrew judge.
Alex has worked at multiple startup companies within different roles of operations and marketing. Focusing on the improvement of the Community Program Members' experience and providing more opportunities for others to contribute. I enjoy skiing, cycling, and creative business pursuits.
Alina grew up in country side in the heart of Transylvania, she started to work as a developer at the age of 21 in an outsourcing company. After going to the office for 5 years she decided to take of her own and work remotely. She likes solving problems and helping people. Outside work Alina enjoys spending time with her family and reading.
Aleksei started his career in bioinformatics and was always searching for challenging problems to solve and new areas to explore. He values self-explanatory, modular code and likes helping others to learn and improve. In his spare time, he enjoys black coffee, books, traveling, and narrative video games.
Alishan has been a technology geek for as long as he can remember. He has been a software engineer since 2014, and has helped build the technological foundation at two startups. A passion for open-source software drew his attention to GitLab, where he now works on improving integration with serverless platforms. In his spare time, Alishan enjoys watching movies, listening to electronic music, and perusing Hacker News.
Ai Ling is a member of the Sales Leadership team covering APAC, Commercial. Pay It Forward is her guiding principle in helping others achieve their goals. She believes in bringing her best to everyone and advocates excellence in client experience. When she is not at work, Ai Ling will be speanding quality time with her family and friends, and learning to teach her dog new tricks.
Alessio received his first computer when he was 8yrs old, nobody in his family knew how to use it but Alessio looked so happy with his new toy. Time passed and Alessio's room started to look more like a lab than a proper child room. Lots of his adolescence nights were spent coding and playing online games. After the university he worked as a software engineer but he always had production engineering tasks also. If not on a computer you may find him with his family, playing some board games or trying to fix gardening problems in his backyard.
Allison lives and breathes Project Management and comes with over 10 years of experience in Professional Services. Outside of work, Allison travels with her family as much as possible (which includes lots of eating), loves to cook and bake, workout, and ride her scooter. She can also knit a pretty mean scarf.
Allison is a backend engineer who enjoys making nice experiences for users. Outside of work, Allison has a dog and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and snowboarding as well as indoor climbing, reading and cooking.
Allison is a creative and passionate sales professional with over a decade of experience. For the six years prior to joining GitLab Allison was specifically focused on the DoD and US Army, introducing them to innovative technologies to enhance their productivity and mission readiness. In her spare time, Allison enjoys cooking, doing yoga, traveling, trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family.
Alper has a passion for open source software, and startups. He''s worked for enterprise software companies and cofounded several startups where he worked in engineering, growth and product teams. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, and Physics as well as an MBA. He enjoys swimming, running, hanging out on HN with an interest on AI/ML.
Aman has worked across the tech-stack in a variety of domains and is passionate about problem solving, and coffee. When he is not trying to brew his own coffee or talking about Star Wars, Aman loves traveling, especially out to the ocean/sea/discernibly large water bodies.
Alvin enjoys solving problems and helping people. In his spare time, he likes reading and hiking. He also volunteers with the STEM Wana Trust in Tauranga to help engage young people in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.
Alyssa spent her career as a technical support specialist. She has a passion for helping others and sharing her knowledge as much as possible. She is naturally inquisitive and she enjoys learning new things. Outside of work, she loves cooking, traveling and exploring new places & cuisines. She’s also into travel and food photography.
Amanda is a native Californian, born and raised in the LA Area and currently resides in Half Moon Bay, CA. She’s passionate about all things events especially swag, menus, working with vendors, and finding interesting speakers. Prior to GitLab, Amanda was in the wealth management industry working on client and internal training events. In her free time, Amanda can be found walking on the beach with her pup, trying new restaurants, working out, and playing board games with her boyfriend.
In her UX practice, Amelia aims to prioritize collaboration and to amplify otherwise unheard voices. She aims for simplicity in her designs and is committed to continually growing and improving as a designer. In her free time, she wanders through the beautiful Pacific Northwest forests and listens to all the live music she can.
Adam has learned that the best ideas, and the best work, come from accepting challenges that every initiative holds. He strives to continually harness and embrace the ambiguity of the creative process in order to achieve the most effective and efficient outcomes, all while finding the common goal that unites others from different disciplines and talents to work together. When Adam isn't working on the latest and greatest brand initiative you will find him spending time with his family at the beach or completing his next DIY project.
Andy has spent years working remotely in all sorts of places across the country before landing in Baltimore, MD He lives in a 140+ year old rowhome with his wife and son. He has no formal engineering training but does have a Masters degree in Anthropology. He started out in backend engineering after school but when he got involved in operations work the philosophy of SRE ignited his passion for automating operations (and everything else!). When not building out automation in the cloud Andy enjoys brewing craft beer, cooking, video games, building/painting miniatures, and drinking copious amounts of tea. 🫖🇬🇧
Ammar gives a lot of attention to details and code styles since started working in 2010, he has a lot of interest in personal development, he can be found at his desk working, watching TV or playing video games.
Anna Liisa has always loved complex puzzles. For many years she applied that love by working with people one on one and in groups to work through interpersonal issues. Now she brings empathy and people skills, along with her ability to keep the big picture while fousing on the details, to supporting the infrastructure and tools that engineers use to do great things.
Amparo is a developer who got the opportunity to work with Rails in late 2012 and she hasn't looked back ever since. Before joining Gitlab, she worked remotely in a Rails application for student success management. When she's not working, she is probably taking pictures of her cat or playing with him. She also likes to go on walks, watch movies, practice yoga and spend time with her family.
Based in Melbourne Australia, Adam is an experienced sales professional with a background that traverses both both sales and tech. Adam enjoys the challenge and satisfaction of helping to identify and solve his customer's most urgent business needs. In his free time, Adam enjoys tinkering with cars & motorcycles.
Amy is focused on partnering with teams that are responsible for campaigns and events. She has a healthy obsession with process improvements and efficiency. She is an avid Boston sports fan, enjoys playing soccer and softball, and traveling back and forth between California and New England.
Amy loves talking to people and laughing. She's been an Engineering Manager for a number of years and only recently discovered that some people don't find release pipelines fascinating. Amy spends her spare time running, eating chocolate and reading.
Amy converts cups of tea to polished writing. While a technical writer by day, she makes math quilts and math art by night. She shares a tiny condo (crammed full of books) with her husband, their astonishingly terrible house panther, and a murderous tuxie catbeast. She reads constantly and voraciously, and adores everything from literary fiction to comic books. She's watched every existing film that won an Oscar for Best Picture or any of the Best Screenplay awards.
Aysegul likes to help people with her knowledge and experiences both in normal and work life. She graduated from Electronics and Communication Engineering in 2018 and started her career as a Support Engineer in 2019. She learned about face recognition technologies, cameras, Linux and so on. Outside of work, she likes sports, painting, photography, watching movies, travelling and many other things.
Prior to GitLab, Aathira has worked with marketing teams at Cloud Automation, RPA and HealthTech companies. She enjoys building well-researched, succinct messaging for campaigns and marketing assets. She is a planner, and to-do lists are her buddies. Come weekend, she loves trying out different food joints, catching up on her reading and spending time with family.
Anastasia is passionate about quality and enjoys learning new skills. In her free time she likes travelling, listening to music and playing board games.
Ali has a strong passion for Mid-century modern design and building great products. His background is in business strategy and supply chain management, so he is always curious about the entire process of an experience. His overarching goal as a designer is to leave a footprint of positive social and economic impact. In a nutshell, creating a more kind and conscious world speaks to who he is. He has a wife and one kid so far.
Andras is interested in devops and machine learning. He loves challenging problems and creative solutions. In his spare time, Andras loves making music, hiking, and gardening.
Andras is passionate about reliability and scalability, with a pragmatic approach to computer architectures and a 20-year history in systems administration and SRE. He is driven by the success and happiness of human beings. When not working, Andras learns and teaches karate, enjoys riding his motorcycle and cooking for his family.
André is a self-described web nerd who grew up with the web. He has a twin brother but (he says) he's not the evil one. Loves bridging the world of Design and Engineering with accessibility in mind. While on breaks from that, he brews coffee with an Aeropress, enjoys mountain biking, binge-watches every standup comedy special and is thrilled by landscape and architectural photography, especially when done at night.
Andrei has been working in the software development industry for over a decade and is still passionate and excited about it. He believes great software is built only when people work together, share their ideas and insights and push the whole community forward. He enjoys working with people and pushing the limits of what they think is possible for them. Outside of work, he is a big mountain sports fan, does scuba diving, plays guitar, and makes cocktails occasionally.
Andrew fell into working on websites by joining and running hackathons in his undergrad, and can't seem to stop building. He also loves (making) cocktails, (baking) bread, and (playing) video games.
Andrew spent 17 years living in London before returning home to Cape Town in South Africa. Before joining GitLab, Andrew cofounded Gitter where he was the CTO. Married with two kids, he spends what little spare time he has tinkering with machine-learning, building contraptions of questionable usefulness. Away from technology, his passions are travel, photography, motorcycling and the great outdoors.
Andrew is CTO at intelliHR. He started contributing to GitLab in 2016, aiming to improve the importing of projects from GitHub. Recently he has been improving areas of GitLab to increase his teams efficiency.
Andrew has experience working in a fully managed hosting company that allows him to build his Sysadmin and DevOps prowess. He loves anything tech related, naturally curious and enjoys learning new things. Outside of work, you can probably find him eating at a new ramen shop in town, playing boardgames, listening/reading some books/tech news.
Andrew has a passion for building great software and has spent equal time in his career in both software engineering and technical product management roles. He specializes in creating tools and services that developers love. In his spare time Andrew enjoys cycling, traveling, and watching hockey.
Originally trained as in industrial designer, Andy has been designing interfaces and experiences since the touchscreen revolution. His attention to detail allows him to design effectively and efficiently with the ultimate goal of letting design dissolve into behavior. Andy is a history nerd and random fact sponge who can be found at most trivia nights. He also enjoys playing hockey, golfing, traveling the world with his wife and aspires to get his pilot's license one day.
As a Backend Engineer Andy is building software for more than 8 years and is passionate about clean code and test driven development. He shares an office with his two cats and likes cooking, biking and improv theater.
Andy has been championing DevOps practices since before the term was coined. In particular, he has been finding ways to improve people's work through using test automation. Outside work, Andy is kept away from hobbies by chasing his kids around. When Andy does have time he enjoys building things, gaming, gardening, and reading.
Angelo is passionate about code. He started working when Internet Explorer 6 was still a thing. He strongly believes education and technology are great enablers, so he's spent time teaching programming to refugees as a volunteer. He loves philosophy, music, series, cycling, playing Nintendo Switch, cooking, photography, and making lists. But most of all, he loves his daughter.
Anna is a self-motivated developer who is always eager to know the product in depth. She is driven by new challenges and likes to learn constantly. In her free time, Anna plays classical piano and performs in a rock band on drums.
Anne is a passionate UX Researcher and has been serving user needs and solving human centered design problems since 2008. She has a background in Psychology and Human Factors. Moreso she is a certified yoga teacher with over 700 hours of training, which she mainly accumulated while traveling the world for two years. It's fair to say that Anne absolutely loves to travel and learn about people and cultures across all continents. Anne enjoys the outdoors and her favorite element is water. Any activity related to it, be it surfing, scuba diving, swimming or beach walks, bring her tremendous joy.
Annette likes to help customers define, find or rejuvenate their channels to their markets, their value propositions and to overcome their business challenges by applying pragmatic strategies and execution to get the success they deserve. Seeing them go on to achieve high growth and great results is a huge motivator for her.
Her style is consultative - she brings a wealth of experience from a vast range of customers – national and international. She likes to brainstorm, overcome challenges and make suggestions to make things change. Working with a customer is about helping them on the journey to the outcome they want, not just about taking a journey. Her advice is born from experience that gets results, not just theories!
Really enjoy facilitating live sessions, round table discussions and standing in front of people in a workshop – for her it is important to be a practitioner, to be hands on and to help.
A Silicon Valley native, Annie comes to GitLab with a 20+ year career in Channel sales. She helped create and implement programs for partners at Red Hat, CA Technologies, Symantec and various DevOps and Security start-ups. She enjoys a good challenge and thrives on building long-term partner relationships. In her free time, Annie enjoys the beautiful weather of Capitola Village, spending time with family and friends, swimming daily and doting on her ridiculously spoiled English Bulldog, Lola (check out our pets page for her cameo.)
Agnes's experience spans over 14 years of B2B marketing in the Technology Space. Agnes is a Food Enthusiast/Hodophile who is passionate about Marketing, Marketing Technology, Marketing Operations and Analytics.
Adrian joined GitLab to work in the People Analytics function, using his background in Statistics and Data Analysis to help the company make data informed People decisions. Adrian has held various data analytics roles throughout his career, but has really found his passion for using statistical analysis to help improve lives in the field of People Analytics. He has lived most of his life in Texas. When not working he is spending all of his time with his wife, Kathleen, and their 3 children, Noah, Sophie and Lexie.
I love hiking trails that are surrounded by beautiful trees and scenery. Some of my favorite foods are artisan burgers and steamed dumplings. I love to socialize, so selling software is a natural fit for me.
Artur has been passionate about web development for a while, he also has been passionate about design. In his spare time, Artur does track and field and sometimes competes in 5k/10k races.
Aric is a support engineering manager with a background in linux system administration. He loves to learn and is always looking to expand his knowledge base. When not working, Aric can be found traveling, exploring the outdoors, cooking, woodworking, or watching football with his wife and son.
Arihant is passionate about automating the boring parts of work life and likes to write small and useful ruby scripts. He loves interacting with people and solving problems. He also enjoys playing with his kid and likes social outings.
Adrienne is a storyteller and communications professional who is passionate about telling compelling, relatable stories that inspire others. Her career has been dedicated to building thought leadership on behalf of both U.S. Congressmen & C-suite Executives for a range of audiences, including constituents, customers, analysts, & industry peers. At GitLab, she manages Executive Communications on behalf of the e-group.
I have always been more interested in what happens backstage that creates and supports what everyone sees up front. Always seeking to understand how things work, I enjoy modifying and repurposing hardware and software in order to create interesting and fully customized products and experiences. My background as a system implementation and network engineer allow me to do this in a myriad of environments. Outside of work I enjoy exploring the outdoors with my wife, playing music, and learning new things from new people.
Software is my craft. During my career I have had the opportunity to work with remarkable people building systems at scale and leading technical teams.
Arun is interested in low-level details, systems programming and distributed data systems. In his spare time, he enjoys playing drums, listening to alternative and rock music, and reading Hacker News.
Artur is passionate about helping people to resolve technical difficulties. He started his first job as a technical support engineer at Grammarly. There he learned more about different automation tools and realized how technilogies can make everyday tasks much simpler. When Artur has free time, he likes to do a lot of different things such as weight training, reading, watching movies, playing computer games, and travelling.
Ash loves making peoples lives easier and more fun by writing & deploying simple software solutions. In his spare time he loves tinkering with electronics and pouring countless hours (and dollars) into the ultimate open source based home automation system.
Ashley is a Senior People Connect Specialist, based out of the Washington, DC area. She enjoys taking her two dogs - Monica + Chandler - for walks and anything that involves wine, true crime, and good company.
Aslihan is a Strategic Account Leader, covering BeNeLux and the Nordic Regions. Before joining Gitlab, she worked in a variety of Sales roles in IBM, Ericsson and most recently HeleCloud NL. Aslihan is passionate about customer success and enabling them with right tools and resources to meet their business goals. When not gitlabbing , she loves to distract herself with wave surfing and music.
Asmaa is a Senior Support Engineer with an experience in Linux, DevOps, and automation. She is curious, loves to know how things work, and loves working on projects that make things easier. Aside from work, she loves to read, go on long walks, and spend time with her family.
Anton is one of our southernmost GitLabbers and is based in Dunedin, New Zealand. He has a Bachelor of Information Technology from Otago Polytechnic and has spent the majority of his career as a full stack web developer. Anton is all about enhancing the cyber world and loves IOT automation in the workplace, at home and beyond. His utmost passion is finding solutions for issues that clients face, and getting them back on track. Outside of work, you will find Anton doing cardio or weights at the gym, playing the latest video games or bringing his trivia brain to a pub quiz with friends.
Anton has more than a decade of expertise working in IT field, and is always working to develop new skills. He lives in New Zealand and in his spare time you can find him kitesurfing on a sunny day or enjoying bush tracks with his wife and a small daughter
I am a naturally curious individual who is passionate about people and technology. I believe that technology is foundational to any organisations success and I have been fortunate enough to land in a position that allows me to help organisations scale whilst coaching and developing individuals to reach their potential.
I'm lucky enough to be live in the world's most beautiful city with my husband, two kids and a cat with a whole lot of personality. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking and expirementing with vegan cooking.
Austin came to Gitlab after spending 4 years at a wireless retailer. He is a jack of all trades when it comes to tech with an interest in bug bounties, programming, and many more. Outside of work he enjoys playing games, spending time with his wife, and picking up new skills.
Austin has spent the last several years designing products for large enterprise needs and growing in-house design talent. He loves to discover creative solutions and teach others how to do the same. You can find him exploring new places, playing sports, or chilling with his wife and Goldendoodle.
Ævar is a programmer with a long involvement in free
software from working on early verisons of
MediaWiki when Wikipedia was still a new thing, to hacking on the
perl compiler and a long involvement in the Git project.
After a long stint doing proprietary backend work he is now working on writing & upstreaming patches to git.git relevant to GitLab's aims as well as other general Gitaly work. He's also available for other Open Source/free software development / contracting work, particularly work focused on Git core.
Adam is originally from Michigan and has also spent time living in Florida before spending the last 5+ years residing in Washington, DC. He has over 12 years of experience as an attorney specializing in commercial and GovCon legal matters in both a law firm and in-house setting. He is an avid world traveler having visited over 55 countries, including a quick trip across the border to North Korea, and enjoys competing in auto races with his local PCA club in his spare time.
Avielle is a backend engineer who loves clean, well tested code. She also loves video games, lying in the sun, and her two little house panthers.
Axel fell in love with web design from an early age and he is passionate about making good looking sites with a solid logic foundation. In his free time, he enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing adventure videogames.
Achilleas has been using GitLab since version 2, back when the default username and password were not documented. He started actively contributing to GitLab in 2013, in 2014 he became a member of the core team, and ultimately joined GitLab in 2015. He was introduced to Linux in 2006 and since then he tried many distributions until finding Arch Linux which won his heart and has been using it daily since 2009. As an open source enthusiast he is contributing to many projects, and is mostly into System Administration. He likes traveling and attending conferences that promote the free software movement.
Customer Assurance is at the heart of the modern enterprise. In my previous roles at Salesforce, Immersive Labs and EY, my goal has always been to ensure Security Assurance drives revenue, growth and increased trust across the value chain. Love working with Engineering, Sales, Product, Marketing and customers. Outside of that I love reading, walking and enjoying London.
With a diverse background as a designer, Blair has led award-winning teams of talented designers in crafting delightful, user centered experiences. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family, visiting the mountains, the sand, and participating in the occasional online, competitive video game.
Bailey has been tinkering with computers and solving technology problems from a young age. They feel right at home in a support environment where they can clear roadblocks for others to accomplish their goals and have a more enjoyable experience with technology. Outside of work, they enjoy playing the bass guitar, studying philosophy and critical pedagogy, and tinkering in their homelab.
Bala is a passionate programmer who likes Ruby for its simplicity and can also fiddle with other popular programming languages. Over the years he has been a product developer, platform engineer and an SRE. He has expertise in building integration platforms, improving application/platform observability, and solving scalability related bottlenecks from the application to the infrastructure. Away from work he usually spends time with his daughter and family, follows cricket and likes reading science fiction books on space and the universe.
Balu is from Kerala, southern most part of India and is passionate about anything related to Freedom and Privacy. He has been contributing to different Free Software and language computing communities for quite some time, especially in Packaging (he is currently a Debian Developer), Software Development, Localization, and Evangelism. Other than a computer geek, he is mainly a procaffinator and a bibliophile. He enjoys reading (and sometimes even writing) poetry too.
Barbara is a Business Systems Analyst who is passionate about finding solutions to problems and implementing applications that support business processes within GitLab. In her spare time you can find her at the gym lifting (heavy... sort of) weights, walking Kenny the dog or riding her Honda mini Street Fighter.
Bartek is an experienced IT executive with a passion for growing and developing highly effective software engineering teams in order to build amazing products across a diverse range of languages and frameworks.
Before joining GitLab, Bastian worked several years in consulting, procurement and sales. He puts customer experience above anything else, and is always willing the go the extra mile to make his customers happy. In his free time, he likes to play guitar, explore new places with his Volkswagen T2 and spend time with family and friends.
Basti is an engineering manager who has previously worked across the whole web stack with different frameworks and languages. He is passionate about helping team members grow and building teams that can deliver impact. Outside work he likes to spend time with his family, read or go bouldering in a nearby gym.
Dominic is a software developer with a preference for simplicity. Away from keyboard, he enjoys sports, hiking and traveling to remote places.
Bryan loves open source because an open world is one where everyone can contribute. As Senior Open Source Program Manager, Bryan helps open source projects use GitLab to become more organized, more collaborative, and more secure. He's especially interested in helping fellow writers understand how distributed version control systems can enhance their creative work.
Brandon’s past experience includes working on customer success teams and data analytics. Here at GitLab he ties those two things together to generate key insights for the Customer Success Operations team. In his free time he enjoys playing and watching sports such as soccer, baseball, and golf as well as taking hikes and finding any excuse to spend time outside.
Brazilian Software Engineer with a keen interest in algorithms and machine learning. Being an avid learner, I have worked mostly on R&D, touching a variety of technologies and following my curiosity. When not at work, I enjoy spending time with friends, playing guitar and travelling.
Becka grew up in California and earned her BA in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, not knowing what would come next. Fast forward a few years (and career categories), and she was ever so lucky to land in UX, at the intersection of Psychology and Design. When she's not designing you can find her doing other art and craft-related activities, watching tons of movies, hiking with her dog, watching live music, traveling, practicing mindfulness, and doing yoga.
I join Gitlab having been in Technology Sales and Alliances for over 20 years working for companies like Sysdig, Docker, Red Hat, ATT, Century Link and a few others. I’ve been a part of the Container/Cloud Native/Kubernetes/Docker ecosystem for the last 7 years as part of the Global Alliances teams at Red Hat, Docker and most recently Sysdig before joining Gitlab. Each time building successful and award winning Partnerships supporting large scale, programmatic GTM plans for companies including IBM, Red Hat, HPE, Rancher/Suse along with Federal Systems Integrators and Global Systems Integrators.
Ben was previously a Unix Infrastructure Engineer at an insurer, university, and a bank before joining GitLab to provide support for customers' installations. Outside work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, getting tasty things to grow in the garden, cycling, reading, and photography. Ben's been in front of a computer keyboard since his childhood, when it had a cassette recorder built into it, and is still learning with Linux, and an installation of GitLab, at home.
Ben has several years of experience working in the Australian tech industry, and is always trying to develop new skills. Outside of work, you can find him playing board games and video games or out on a bush walk in his local area.
Betti is passionate about connecting with people and innovation. She is coming from a Big Data Company where she was making magic as a recruiting and engineering operations coordinator. All her free time is devoted to her dog, traveling, running, gastronomy, fashion and socializing.
Bernard is passionate about helping customers embrace the most exciting of technologies. He has spent most of his career helping enterprises adopt cloud technologies and modern best practices. In his spare time, he enjoys making music, golf, and cooking.
Betsy is part of the All-Remote Marketing team at GitLab. She has a background in journalism, and is passionate about storytelling and connecting people. She spent her first two years at GitLab as Talent Brand Manager, telling the story of life at GitLab. Betsy loves to paint, garden, visit the beach, and spend time outdoors with her husband and their Golden Retriever.
Brandon has a wealth of experience throughout all stages of the sales process and enjoys the challenge and satisfaction of helping to identify and solve his customers most urgent business needs. Brandon is married and has two beautiful little girls, Lily and Lucy. He spends the majority of his free time boating, camping and playing guitar.
Bishwa is a passionate software engineer who likes to decompose complex problems into simple iterables. When not punching keyboard, Bishwa likes going out for gastronomy night, or hosting it. Additionally, he likes lifting weights and putting it down, as a pastime.
Bill brings years of successful sales experience for AppDev/Test, Agile and DevOps solutions to the US Federal sector. Prior to joining GitLab, he focused on Federal sales at IBM's Rational Software and Hybrid Cloud Divisions. In his spare time, Bill helps his wife, a Certified Master Gardener, with her various projects and also enjoys playing with their golden retriever and three cockatiels. In addition to reading every DevOps book he can, Bill is also an avid Sci-Fi fan and an active follower of the VA Tech Hokies Mens Basketball and Football teams.
Bill is a lifelong resident of Washington state who strives to help people out, however he can. In his spare time he enjoys making music, going to shows, reading comics and watching horror movies.
Blake is a self-taught software engineer based out of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He spends his free time writing music, going to concerts, watching films, and cooking at home. He also enjoys playing old SNES RPGs while spending time with his Corgi pup Charlie.
Having been born in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest but raised on the beaches of Central Florida, Blake has developed an affinity for the outdoors and capturing memories through photography. As a small photography business owner himself, Blake knows the importance of having the right software at the right time in order to succeed, which is why he joined GitLab in 2019.
Bruno is a Business professional that was raised between Brazil and Argentina. Besides of his passion for music, he loves to travel, to live new experiences with new people and to learn languages.
Bojan is an agnostic software engineer passionate about technology, who never gets tired of learning and accepting new challenges. He lives his life traveling from place to place, exploring the world and its hidden gems. If he stays in one place for too long, he feels restless. Routine is a big no for Bojan; to avoid it, he creates his own problems, and then solves them as a true engineer.
Bryan is passionate about all things Open Source. This include helping his customers achieve success through Open Source and, best of all, through using GitLab. Bryan is active in AppSec and IAM and enjoys being out-of-doors when possible.
Brenda is a software engineer with Telecommunications engineering background and interest. She enjoys working with hardware occasionally and teaching any tech jargon she's good at.
Bob has a keen eye for the good stuff. He's always on the lookout for software that looks nice and gets out of the way. He started tinkering on his SE/30 and never stopped. Since 2009 he has been developing web apps and backends in Ruby on Rails that match his own expectations. Preferably on a mech keyboard that sounds as beautiful as it looks. He listens only to the best of books and reads the greatest music (or vice versa) while roaming between Belgium and Poland. Firm believer in the standing desk, having a beard and learning by living.
Bo is a jack of all trades with skills ranging from sketch artist, musician, and martial artist to network engineering and most trades in construction. Bo thinks it is important to know he is not a master at most of his skills, but loves learning them. When he is not learning new things, Bo loves to be away from technology and populace to join nature in the wondrous outdoors where he loves to do as much of nothing as possible. Preferably, with family whom he considers top priority.
Boughty has been working to enable innovation and digital transformation for 20 years primarily through the channel and loves finding ways to help channel partners exceeed customer expectations while building profitable businesses. Engaging with people about almost anything is a happy place for Boughty and he is always looking for new places, cultures, and flavors to explore with his family.
Brad Downey began his career in 1999 as a Network Engineer, building and maintaining customer networks. Over the years Brad has worked with many different types of organizations from Small Business, Large Enterprise, Government and Education, and Service Providers. Brad has a passion for technology and sharing it with others. Outside of work, Brad enjoys spending time with his beautiful family -- A caring wife named Ana, a rambunctious boy named Luka, a bouncing baby girl named Luna, and a goofy looking French Bulldog named Rio.
Bradley has spent his entire career spanning multiple roles in the software industry, with a focus on SCCM and automation solutions. Born and raised in Hawaii, Bradley likes to spend his free time exploring new landscapes with his family and two German Shepherds.
Brad has a passion for facilitating genuine human connection and meaningful innovation through technology. When not studying for his cloud computing bachelor's degree, Brad enjoys spending time with his family, reading, listening to music, and exercising outside.
Brady is excited to join GitLab and the SMB Sales team, hoping to build relationships and impact the company. In Brady's spare time, he enjoys playing hockey, traveling, hiking, and finding the best food spots.
Brandon has a background in fullstack engineering. He joined GitLab as a frontend engineer and has since transitioned into engineering management. He moved to The Netherlands in 2021 from his origional home Cape Town, South Africa. He believes in the vision that everyone can contribute and is excited to be part of GitLab's amazing, global team of creative people.
Brendan has a passion for software development and iterating on processes just as quickly as we iterate on code. He is a zealous advocate for the user experience. Brendan can still remember what his first computer - a Tandy 2000 - felt like to use (and break...sorry Dad). Working with customers to deliver value is what drives Brendan's passion for DevOps and smooth CI/CD implementation. Brendan has worked with a wide range of customers - from the nation's top healthcare institutions to environmental services companies to the Department of Defense. The only thing more eclectic is probably his taste in music. Outside of work, you'll find Brendan with 1 to 4 kids hanging off of him at any given time or occasionally finding a moment alone to build something in his workshop.
Brett has been programming for many years - from writing a version of Centipede for the TRS-80 to Ruby on Rails and macOS applications. He's always working on something, so you can usually find him in front of the keyboard.
Experienced Customer Success Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the computer software industry. Skilled in DevOps, Cloud Management, Customer Success and Account Management. Strong engineering professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University.
Brian spent five years teaching middle school art before pursuing a career in tech and still draws on lessons learned from that experience to this very day. Prior to GitLab, he was Head of Product at an early-stage startup (acquired) and then spent several years as a consultant to a diverse portfolio of product and innovation teams around the world. Brian enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, three kids, and golden doodle. You'll find him fly fishing mountain rivers in Colorado, yearning for the day the Texas Rangers are good again, as well as playing and designing board games.
Brian’s career in technology jumpstarted when he moved to San Jose in 1998, and spent over 15 years working at small dynamic startups, large enterprise companies, and everything in between. He moved to San Diego in 2016 and in his free time he enjoys riding motorcycles, planning trips around the world, and cooking.
Brian is a Solutions Architect and Digital Strategist with 12+ years experience in web technology and business consulting. He is passionate about open-source technology and strives to enable businesses to make smart technology choices.
Briana is passionate about all things data, especially when it enables teams to make better decisions. Her background includes a foundation in accounting standards and the auditing of international public companies, as well as experience building and shaping the financial analysis for enterprise SaaS start ups. Outside of work, she loves spending time in nature, reading a book, or going for a run with her boyfriend.
Brian has made a career out of delighting customers at every opportunity. Some would even call him fanatical about customer success. He has had his head in the Clouds for more than a decade advising customers on everything from scaling OpenStack infrastructure best practices to adopting Cloud Native technologies such as Kubernetes. When he’s not working you can find him traveling with friends and family, fly fishing or competing with his BBQ cook-off team. Challengers accepted.
Brian is passionately committed to helping companies make the transition to DevOps / Agile / Lean processes and increased team productivity. He has written two books about agile transformations and has been a long-time proponent of DevOps automation. Outside of work Brian enjoys exercise, audio books, riding his motorcycle, travel, and spending time with friends and family.
Results-driven senior executive with over 20 years experience building, leading and advising multi-billion dollar technology companies through complex restructurings, hyper growth and capital markets transactions. Public and private company strategic CFO, extensive IPO experience, relationships with buy/sell side with comprehensive background in mergers and acquisitions. Multiple successful exits. Excellent leader with a track record of documented contributions leading to improved financial performance, heightened productivity and shareholder value creation. Strengths include leadership, creativity, adaptability, teamwork and communication. Brian received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Lipscomb University and a Masters of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.
Brock has been passionate about filmmaking ever since trying to emulate skateboarding highlight reels on a mini-dv camera. Brock's experience ranges from Film to Television to Digital Media. He believes that life is better when you try to learn something new every day. Brock currently lives in Toronto, Canada.
Bronwyn joins GitLab with 15 years of experience as a paralegal (probate, tax, personal injury, insurance defense, patent infringement, commercial business litigation, white collar defense, you name it!) and a passion for data privacy both personally and professionally. A naturally curious and analytic individual with motivation to solve for "x," she looks forward to the iterations, growth opportunities and challenges for GitLab as data privacy laws evolve around the world. Even outside of work, you will still find her reading about privacy enhancing technologies and staying on top of what is happening in block chain and smart contracts. Bronwyn is a woodworker and loves crafting in general to unplug and calm the mind. She currently lives in Greenville SC with her husband, 3 cats, and 1 dog.
Hi I am Bruno. I am a support engineer (EMEA) at Gitlab. Previously I worked as Linux Systems Administrator for 6 years in the telecommunications industry. I also have a software development background. I am a cryptocurrency miner/enthusiast, and when I am not working I like to travel, play video games and research tech related stuff.
Bryan spent his career in software development, systems engineering, and technical product management and has seen- and now advocates for- the benefits of investing in devops automation. Outside of work, he spends most of his spare time with his family and pets (harper and pebbles)
Briley is an engineer from Alabama. She works at GitLab on the Verify team. Outside of work she can be found taking her dogs to the park, skiing, hiking, or playing music with her friends.
Bryce is a man who wears many hats. Primarily he is a diversified marketing operations professional but comes from a background in sales, customer success and retention. Outside of work, he enjoys flyfishing, camping, skiing, mountain biking traveling and spending time with his wife and 3 kids.
Brian started his career as Cyber Security professional and spent 5 years doing Application Security before becoming a Software Engineer. Brian is deaf, but grew up without sign language and prefers to communicate using spoken English. In his free time he enjoys yoga, learning American Sign Language, gaming, and spending time with friends and family.
Byron specializes in security compliance work with degrees in Management Information Systems and International Business. Prior to GitLab, he worked for KPMG mainly focused on external IT audits for SOX, SOC1 and SOC2 compliance in addition to internal IT compliance work. When he's not working, he enjoys running, golf, tennis, soccer and any other outdoor activity he can find along with spending time with his partner and their dog, Lucy.
Caitlin has a passion for solving complicated problems with the simplest possible solutions. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, spending time with her family, and building Legos.
Caleb is a Support Engineer in the US Federal team and is participating in an internship with the Public Sector Customer Success team. He came to GitLab from Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Caleb enjoys solving hard problems and seeing others succeed. For the last several years, he has been spending his free time writing a game in BASH.
Caleb is passionate about technology, problem solving, and helping others. Before joining GitLab in 2019, he provided technical support in a number of roles within the Web Hosting industry. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time outdoors or being with friends.
Born and raised in Germany, Christopher has 2 years of sales experience and business development. Prior to joining GitLab, Christopher acquired most of his experience working for a global language learning provider, where he dedicated his time to expanding and improving the business. His studies in Industrial Engineering and Management helped him understand business aspects across multiple departments. In his exchange semester which sent him abroad to Finland he found himself digging deeper into Sales. Outside of work, you can find Christopher working on his photography skills (profile picture excluded), programming(still a work in progress), expanding his music library or hanging out with friends and family.
Cameron works cross-functionally to help empower strategic decision making on the Corporate Finance team. Prior to joining GitLab, Cameron spent his career in the valuation consulting world. Cameron is a baseball fanatic with a love for homemade pizza, hiking, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
Camellia is a design generalist: She is curious about human behaviours and the human mind. She creates stuff when it is necessary; when she creates them, they must be easy to use; after all, she makes them beautiful ;)
Before joining GitLab, Camille was working as a Channel Manager for a VoIP software. She likes human contact and is always happy when she can feel she is helping customers. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her beloved ones, go for horse riding and travel as much as she can.
Carlos has over a decade of experience partnering with customers as an extension to their team. He enjoys helping his customers maximize their investments and achieve their goals. Outside of work, Carlos enjoys playing sand volleyball, watching movies at the Alamo Drafthouse, and traveling.
Caroline is interested in helping to improve the lives of developers, whether through building great DevOps tooling or through empathetic leadership. Outside of work, she enjoys creating stuff, studying psychology, spending time with friends, and playing with cats.
Carolyn loves to understand how people dynamics can help solve problems within a business. She is passionate about organizational design, leadership development and team effectiveness. She is also interested in learning more about scaling culture in an all remote environment. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family and practice yoga.
Caroline is responsible for growing the BDR/SDR teams in the Americas at GitLab. When she's not connecting with folks across the world, you can find her trying a new craft project, exploring a new restaurant or cuddling with her kitties, Calvin and Hobbes.
Before moving to GitLab, Carrie worked at a small mapping tech company as a Client Success Manager and Training Coordinator. In her free time, Carrie enjoys trying new reatuarants, traveling, movies and being outdoors with her Malamute/Akita mix, Scooter.
Cassiana is passionate about working on the People team because it perfectly aligns with her love of helping all team members feel heard, understood, and supported. Cassiana loves seeking out new vegetarian food adventures, listening to comedy podcasts, re-watching all the rom-coms, pet rescue videos, and traveling the world. She also believes that laughter is healing. Her People Operations responsibilities at GitLab have ranged from supporting team members in the complete onboarding/offboarding lifecycle, to converting team members due to international expansion, and now with strategizing and implementing all People Compliance initiatives and projects. Read more in her README.
Cathy joins GitLab as a Senior Contract Manager on the legal team. With over 20 years of experience negotiating contracts in the technology market, she is a seasoned professional with a multitude of skills to draw from. Cathy was with Cisco Systems, Inc. for six years in procurement and with Red Hat, Inc. for ten years supporting the sales team on the revenue side. Since she has negotiated both sides of the table; she brings a 360 perspective to her contribution to GitLab’s success. Cathy especially enjoys cross functional collaboration; working with the finance, security, procurement and revenue teams in order to mitigate risks to GitLab, customers, partners, resellers and employees. She is very excited to be on the GitLab journey with you and to ensure success for GitLab and the ecosystem it creates.
Carolyn is a data analyst and manager on the Product Analysis team. She is passionate about leveraging data and visualizations to tell a story, crafting creative solutions to complex problems, and collaborating across teams. Carolyn lives in Portland, OR with her husband and rambunctious Wheaten Terrier, Vern. In her spare time, you can find her hiking, exploring the National Park system, eating dumplings (among other delicious food), or enjoying a cocktail with friends.
A Philosophy major with a passion for helping customers and supporting people’s growth, Cristian Enache is a Sales Enablement professional with over 10 years of experience in various customer facing roles, including customer support, account management, business development, as well as sales leadership roles. Coming most recently from Acronis Cyber Protection, where he was a Sales Enablement Manager, Cristian is looking forward to helping support the Sales team and having a positive impact on our Gitlab community. He lives in Bucharest, Romania, and in his spare time he likes swimming, reading, taking long walks, cooking and meeting with friends. His favorite authors are Umberto Eco, Stieg Larsson, Frank Herbert and Igor Bergler.
Cesar joins GitLab with a background in operations, development, consulting, technical pre-sales, competitive sales, and technical product marketing. Cesar loves to travel and play and watch good quality soccer.
Colleen is originally from the Bay Area in California but has been living in Austin, Texas since 2014. She has spent her career supporting and building out Channel Operations and Programs for hardware and software companies since 2005. She has a strong passion for what she does and is excited to be apart of the growing Channel business at GitLab. In her free time she loves to play golf and during football season (NFL) you can find her at every San Francisco 49er game cheering on her team.
Born and raised in Southern California, Chris is an experienced developer, technical account manager and consultant with an education in Computer Engineering and Communication Management. In his formative years, Chris built his experience as a web developer within higher education using numerous open source content management systems such as Drupal, Wordpress, OpenJournal, Expression Engine, and Movable Type. After discovering a passion for Drupal, he transitioned to technical consultancy focused on buiilding complex web applications at scale, helping small business, large enterprise, government and education customers plan, develop, launch and maintain secure, performant and reliable websites. Prior to joining GitLab, Chris provided leadership to a technical account management team focused on supporting customers in cyber security and vulnerability management. In his free time outside of work, he enjoys live music, pro sports (Lakers, Dodgers), gaming and spending time with his wife, two kids and dog Code.
Chad has been doing coding, sysadmin, and ops for 30+ years, since the dawn of the web and before - from mainframes to the cloud. He has contributed to and created several open source projects. His hobbies include traveling, volunteering, learning Spanish, listening to and making music, and weightlifting/natural bodybuilding. Chad joined GitLab because their values are closely aligned with his own, and he believes in an all-remote culture. He is a happy user of the GitLab product for his own personal projects. A note on areas of "expertise" listed: "I'll never really consider myself an 'expert' in anything, but that's the nature of imposter syndrome and moving right on the Dunning-Kruger curve. I do know a few things about the topics of expertise I've listed, though (as well as many more), and at a minimum I can find someone else to ask ;)"
Prior to GitLab I worked within the DevOps space and focussed on Value Stream Management for software delivery. I live in Winchester UK with my wife and two young children. In my spare time I enjoy good food, sports and spending time with my family.
Ed’s professional passion is to create business value with channel and alliance partners. He has held channel, alliances and marketing leadership positions at technology companies including Cisco Systems, LogRhythm, CareerBuilder and Gigamon. He's helped develop business with partners of all types through partner enablement, automation, programs and marketing. In his spare time, you'll find him on a bike, skis or a hiking trail, ideally with his family and friends.
A self-described builder (and breaker) of things that enjoys being outdoors, Charl likes help making the internet a little safer while trying to ensure that our customer has a good experience.
Chase is an engineering leader who might be described as a biologist seduced by computers. He is passionate about contributing to open source and mentoring others. He found Ruby and the Kentucky Ruby community around 2008 and the rest is history as they say. When not working, Chase is often out and about with his wife and teenage daughter, lifting heavy things, playing a stringed instrument, or trying to build something whimsical.
Cameron is passionate about leveraging finance to enable data-driven decision making, primarily working alongside the Sales and Strategy teams. Outside of GitLab, he enjoys taking full advantage of living in Pacific Northwest, spending time in the mountains where he is usually hiking or skiing.
Chenje has a strong passion for sharing knowledge and is always working towards improving ease of access to this knowledge for all. In his spare time, Chenje enjoys watching a good game of rugby, travelling as well as action(sports and wildlife) photography.
Cheryl is interested in all things related to performance and scaling challenges, DevOps, and agile development. Outside of work, she enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and trying out different types of coffee.
Chester has over 6+ years in the tech industry supporting clients in A.I, financial services, and the defense sector. Outside of working with interesting technology companies he enjoys listening to unique podcasts, watching interesting documentaries, and keeping up with his nieces and nephews whose pop culture references make him feel really old.
Chloe has dedicated her career to providing a fantastic customer experience and is excited to help GitLab grow. Outside of work, she takes a lot of pictures of her cats and watches a lot of television. She attended her first Star Trek convention when she was one-year-old, and it has been a slippery slope ever since. Her favorite is “the one with the whales”, but she loves all space operas equally. She also has a very useful degree in Latin, so she’s available for all of your demon-summoning needs.
Chloe is passionate about being a quality advocate. Prior to GitLab, she worked as Software Engineer in Test at Oracle and GitHub. She loves building things from scratch, optimizing and simplifying solutions in process. In her spare time, she enjoys playing piano and guitar, and hiking with her dog.
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Chris has spent most of his career working with the federal government, working on a wide range of problems. Outside of work, he is usually overseeing some kind of insane trouble, his 3 boys have gotten themselves into.
Chris is a technology enthusiast from Cape Town South Africa. He has a bachelors degree from the University of South Africa, and spent most of his career as a Linux Systems Engineer for a web hosting company. There he developed a passion for diagnostics and troubleshooting and a deep love and respect for Linux and all things open-source. He lives with his wife, their 6 cats and a family of tortoises. When he's not tinkering on one of his many computers, he's playing rock music on his Fender guitar or playing games online.
Chris has close to 10 years in the technical recruiting world. Prior to joining GitLab, he has recruited for other top engineering companies including Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft and Capital One. He is dedicated to expanding inclusion in tech and has volunteered his time to local professional development organizations. Outside of GitLab, he is an 8x Pub Trivia Champion; 1x failed comedy writer; and an aspiring basketball rec league benchwarmer.
Chris is a UX design leader with 15 years experience building products, defining strategy, and crafting vision. Outside of work he loves travelling, going to the theater, and spending time with his family.
Chris is a hacker with over twenty years of professional experience in information technology. He enjoys breaking the things he loves, like Linux distributions and open-source software, in an effort to make them stronger.
Chris, a former United States Marine joins Gitlab from BCF Solutions, Inc. where he served as the Operations Manager for the Charleston, SC Office. While at BCF, Chris was responsible for developing a DevOps for Business Development Process to be employed across the company. Aside from that, he was charged with crafting the strategy to develop BCF's systems engineering, software development/integration, and cybersecurity expertise. Prior to his time with BCF, Chris served as the Government Technical Lead and led a large Navy Software Development Team through a DevOps transformation process. Chris also spent 20 years working with the Marine Corps' Global Command and Control System Tactical Combat Operations (GCCS-TCO) Program in various capacities. His career with GCCS-TCO started as the end-user Marine, then he worked as a contractor for CSC, Eagan McAllister Associates, SAIC, and Booz Allen Hamilton. Chris ended his tenture with GCCS-TCO as the Government's Integrated Product Team Technical Lead and Joint Tactical Common Operational Picture (COP) Workstation (JTCW) Product Lead at Navy Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic - Charleston (formerly Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center). In his free time, you can find Chris spending time with kids, watching Clemson Football, partaking in a few Fantasy Football Leagues, as well as enjoying Charleston's festivals, craft beer scene, and outsanding restraurant selections with family and friends.
Chris is an experienced data wrangler and enjoys the great outdoors. He has a season ticket for Edinburgh Rugby, plays the touch version of the game when he can and loves cycling.
Christen lives and breathes design with a passion for product management. She has a background in user experience at Apple and several years as a full stack engineer. She's Canadian, an early adopter, a biohacker and an interior design enthusiast.
After graduating with a psychology degree in the late 90s, Christie quickly realized her passion was technology. That was before "UX" was really a thing, so she went back to school to get a Software Engineering degree. Luckily, UX is really the intersection of Psychology/Technology, so she landed in the right place. When she''s not working or taking care of her two little kids, she likes to read sci-fi and perform (vocals and piano) with local jazz bands.
Christina is passionate about innovation in teaching and learning and bridging the gap between industry and higher education. Christina spent a decade as a professor teaching geospatial technology (Ph.D. in Geography) before joining industry as a training and education leader. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, who keep the family busy with their sports. They enjoy cooking together and outdoor adventures of all kinds.
I have been working in marketing and communications in the technology sector for over 12 years in both agency and corporate environments. I have a passion for helping companies share their story through external communications, media relations, blog content and more.
Christine is a problem solver who enjoys collaborating with cross-functional teams to achieve results, and she is excited to do this at GitLab as part of the Chief of Staff to the CEO team. Prior to joining GitLab, she led the Business Consulting and Analytics team at Bloomreach, and before that she was a strategy consultant in Accenture's technology industry group. She has a B.S. in Materials Science from MIT, where she realized she wasn't as good at math as she thought she was. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Christine now lives in San Jose, California with her partner and two pet bunnies, Cinnabun and Teddy. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, listening to podcasts, hiking, traveling, gardening, and trying to find more space for her house plants.
Prior to joining GitLab, Christopher was a pre-sales engineer and part-time developer. He has an interest in systems administration, cyber security, software development and picking up new skills, learning new technologies in the vast field of IT. In his free time, he enjoys trying out new experiences, nature walks and the ocean.
Chris is a software professional currently residing in San Francisco, CA. Chris loves to help and socialize with others and has a passion for learning new technologies. When he is not working, he is often found traveling with his girlfriend, working out or BBQing.
Christoph has many years experience across IT jobs. He has spent the last 20 years in various roles at Merant, Serena and MicroFocus before joining Gitlab. Enjoys going to mountain biking and spending time with family and friends.
Christos is a person that likes challenges and solving complex problems. He has been involved with Open Source Communities since 2008, he loves basketball, is an aviation geek, and spends a lot of time outdoors. He loves to help people contribute to Open Source while improving their skills and being part of a global, diverse, and inclusive community.
Cindy is a software developer who is passionate about open source. She previously worked as an upstream contributor and has taught robotics to elementary and high school students. She enjoys programming in python and lurking on IRC. On her spare time, she enjoys photography, traveling, indoor gardening, and walking her dog.
Kaburu is Tech enthusiast with a passion for DevOps, Security, and Customer support. Prior to Gitlab, he worked in the Fintech sector, aligning infrastructure architecture plans and processes with security standards and business goals. He has a keen eye for quality and endeavors to eliminate pain points through automation. He enjoys swimming, hiking, and family time.
Carrie is a engineering manager focused on people and process improvements. The first 18 years of her career was focused on the engineering side and supporting customers which has given her a grounded perspective on what works to make the team communicate well and be successful. Prior to this role Carrie was responsible for managing engineering teams at an education tech startup. Outside of work you will find her golfing with her spouse, playing instruments, walking/grooming their labradoodles, and spending time with her family cooking/grilling, playing board games, or catching up on the latest show.
Claudia is excited to join GitLab and brings along with her over 20 years of customer facing experiences from leading technology companies including HP, Symantec and Singapore GovTech. She was drawn to GitLab's strategies, values and mission, and she is passionate about open-source and software development life cycle. She strongly believes that companies that have clear strategies to deliver world class software and applications, with agility, scale and flexibility will have a competitive edge.
Clayton comes from an Electrical Engineering background and has written documentation spanning semiconductor manufacturing to open-source software. Clayton loves the open-source world and spends way too much of his spare time installing yet another Linux distro on his personal computer. When he's not documenting all the things, Clayton is probably traveling in Europe and Africa or playing computer games with his kids.
Clément is a Analytics Engineer in the quality department with a focus on delivering clarity and insights on GitLab Cloud spend. Outside of work, Clément likes to spend time with his family and doing home automation things around his house.