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MEET OUR TEAM

More than 3,000 people have contributed to GitLab. The GitLab Inc. team consists of the following 1617 team members and their 330+ pets. We believe we're the world's largest all-remote organization and we currently have team members in 66 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.

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We currently have team members in 66 countries and/or regions.
  • 🇦🇴 Angola (1)
  • 🇦🇷 Argentina (1)
  • 🇦🇺 Australia (70)
  • 🇦🇹 Austria (11)
  • 🇧🇾 Belarus (1)
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium (4)
  • 🇧🇦 Bosnia and Herzegovina (1)
  • 🇧🇷 Brazil (3)
  • 🇧🇬 Bulgaria (1)
  • 🇰🇭 Cambodia (1)
  • 🇨🇦 Canada (60)
  • 🇨🇱 Chile (3)
  • 🇨🇴 Colombia (7)
  • 🇨🇷 Costa Rica (5)
  • 🇨🇾 Cyprus (1)
  • 🇨🇿 Czech Republic (6)
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark (3)
  • 🇩🇴 Dominican Republic (2)
  • 🇪🇨 Ecuador (3)
  • 🇪🇬 Egypt (1)
  • 🇫🇷 France (15)
  • 🇩🇪 Germany (69)
  • 🇬🇷 Greece (6)
  • 🇭🇺 Hungary (10)
  • 🇮🇸 Iceland (2)
  • 🇮🇳 India (39)
  • 🇮🇩 Indonesia (1)
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland (36)
  • 🇮🇱 Israel (4)
  • 🇮🇹 Italy (3)
  • 🇯🇵 Japan (11)
  • 🇰🇪 Kenya (9)
  • 🇰🇷 South Korea (4)
  • 🇱🇻 Latvia (2)
  • 🇱🇹 Lithuania (2)
  • 🇱🇺 Luxembourg (2)
  • 🇲🇾 Malaysia (2)
  • 🇲🇹 Malta (1)
  • 🇲🇽 Mexico (9)
  • 🇲🇩 Moldova (1)
  • 🇲🇦 Morocco (1)
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands (64)
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand (27)
  • 🇳🇮 Nicaragua (1)
  • 🇳🇴 Norway (1)
  • 🇵🇰 Pakistan (2)
  • 🇵🇦 Panama (1)
  • 🇵🇾 Paraguay (2)
  • 🇵🇭 Philippines (14)
  • 🇵🇱 Poland (17)
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal (8)
  • 🇷🇴 Romania (12)
  • 🇷🇺 Russia (8)
  • 🇷🇺 Russian Federation (2)
  • 🇷🇸 Serbia (4)
  • 🇸🇬 Singapore (14)
  • 🇸🇮 Slovenia (2)
  • 🇿🇦 South Africa (11)
  • 🇪🇸 Spain (3)
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland (16)
  • 🇹🇼 Taiwan (3)
  • 🇹🇷 Turkey (5)
  • 🇺🇦 Ukraine (13)
  • 🇬🇧 United Kingdom (88)
  • 🇺🇸 United States (852)
  • 🇻🇳 Vietnam (2)
Shannon Thomas

Shannon Thomas

Channel Sales Manager
Alliances Specialist
Lives in United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: 120376

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Aaron Blanco

Aaron Blanco

Senior Security Engineer

Incident Response Specialist
Aaron Blanco

Aaron Blanco

Senior Security Engineer
Incident Response Specialist
GitLab handle: ablanco3

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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.

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Alexander Chueshev

Alexander Chueshev

Senior Backend Engineer, Applied ML
Lives in Moscow, Russia 🇷🇺
GitLab handle: achueshev

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.

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Allen has worked in software for several years, enjoys making stuff, telling stories and learning new things.

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Alexandru Croitor

Alexandru Croitor

Chisinau, Moldova 🇲🇩

Senior Backend Engineer, Plan:Project Management

Project Management Specialist
Alexandru Croitor

Alexandru Croitor

Senior Backend Engineer, Plan:Project Management
Project Management Specialist
Lives in Chisinau, Moldova 🇲🇩
GitLab handle: acroitor

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.

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Andrejs Cunskis

Andrejs Cunskis

Senior Software Engineer in Test, Manage:Import
Lives in Riga, Latvia 🇱🇻
GitLab handle: acunskis

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.

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Adam Hegyi

Adam Hegyi

Staff Backend Engineer, Manage:Optimize
Manage: Optimize Specialist
Lives in Vienna, Austria 🇦🇹
Available as a mentor
GitLab handle: ahegyi

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.

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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.

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Twenty+ years of helping customers solve their software development problems with people, process, and tools. My passion is delivering real business value with measurable results, not just generating software revenue. Focused on spending as much time as possible with family (4 kids) and friends.

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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

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Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen

Senior Backend Engineer, Secure:Composition Analysis
Composition Analysis Specialist
Lives in Sydney, NSW, Australia 🇦🇺
GitLab handle: adamcohen

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.

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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.

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Adeola is passionate about saving cost, getting value for money, and management of stakeholders & Suppliers. Outside of work, I love travelling, reading & spending time with families & friends. I am so excited to be part of the Gitlab team.

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Muhamad Amir Husaini Din Shahrin

Muhamad Amir Husaini Din Shahrin

Sales Development Representative 2
Lives in Auckland, New Zealand 🇳🇿
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: adinshahrin

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

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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.

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Adrian is passionate about enabling quality across the full software lifecycle. Outside of work he enjoys family life (including dog!), sport, and is involved in a children's educational charity.

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Adriano has been working in several IT roles since his seventeen's, having passed through support, system administration, software development, technical training and more recently DevOps. Working as a DevOps Engineer, he could to observe how technics like infrastructure and pipeline as code, continuous integration, continuous deployment can increase productivity and helping teams to deliver software in a more agile way. Adriano is someone who believes that human interactions are the key to achieve ambitious goals.

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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 opportuity to work in early distributed database technologies as well as next-gen orchestration platforms. In his spare time he loves being a dad and husband as well as improving the house.

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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.

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Allison is an innovative go-to-market and strategy leader with many years of experience in a variety of Channel Sales & Alliances leadership roles. She enjoys spending time with family and friends--especially boating, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities in and around the marina where she resides in Wisconsin.

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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.

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Robin is an SDR based out of New York City. His passion for DevOps and helping companies to optimize their SDLC led him to GitLab. Robin is also an amateur athlete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and spends his spare time competing and training.

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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.

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Have been in software industry my entire career. Two daughters in college, love to snow and water ski and the beach!

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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.

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Albert Salim

Albert Salim

Senior Backend Engineer, Verify:Testing
Verify: Testing Specialist
Lives in Paya Lebar, Singapore 🇸🇬
GitLab handle: alberts-gitlab

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.

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Alejandro Rodríguez

Alejandro Rodríguez

Site Reliability Engineer
Scalability Specialist
Lives in Santiago, Chile 🇨🇱
GitLab handle: alejandro

From Venezuela, now in Chile, 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.

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Alejandro Guerrero de Alba

Alejandro Guerrero de Alba

Support Engineer
Lives in Barranquilla, Colombia 🇨🇴
GitLab handle: alejguer

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.

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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.

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Alex Groleau

Alex Groleau

Interim Manager, Security Automation
Automation Specialist
Lives in Atlanta, GA, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: agroleau

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.

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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.

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Alex Kalderimis

Alex Kalderimis

Cambridge, UK 🇬🇧

Senior Backend Engineer, Ecosystem:Integrations

Ecosystem: Integrations Specialist
Alex Kalderimis

Alex Kalderimis

Senior Backend Engineer, Ecosystem:Integrations
Ecosystem: Integrations Specialist
Lives in Cambridge, UK 🇬🇧
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: alexkalderimis

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.

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Alex Pooley

Alex Pooley

Senior Backend Engineer, Manage:Workspace
Manage: Workspace Specialist
Lives in Perth, Australia 🇦🇺
GitLab handle: alexpooley

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.

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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.

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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.

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Alexander Dietrich

Alexander Dietrich

Senior Security Engineer, Automation
Automation Specialist
Lives in Hamburg, Germany 🇩🇪
GitLab handle: adietrich

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.

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Alexander Tanayno

Alexander Tanayno

Senior Support Engineer (APAC)
Lives in Novosibirsk, Russia 🇷🇺
GitLab handle: atanayno

Alexander 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.

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Alexander Turinske

Alexander Turinske

Senior Frontend Engineer, Protect:Container Security
Protect: Container Security Specialist
Lives in Denver, CO, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
Available as a mentor
GitLab handle: aturinske

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.

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Alexandre Capdevielle

Alexandre Capdevielle

Dolus D'Oleron, France 🇫🇷

Account Executive (SMB), EMEA

Account Planning, Sales, Project Management Specialist
Alexandre Capdevielle

Alexandre Capdevielle

Account Executive (SMB), EMEA
Account Planning, Sales, Project Management Specialist
Lives in Dolus D'Oleron, France 🇫🇷
GitLab handle: capdevielle

Before Gitlab Alex was working as an Account Manager at Wrike. Outside work Alex is spending his time with his family and friends doing outdoor activities and photography.

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Alex is an Manager, FP&A originally from the UK, and currently living in Paraguay. Before GitLab she worked in a variety of Finance roles for a leading UK Financial Institution and is a qualified CIMA accountant. In her spare time she enjoys horse riding, wine tasting and walking.

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Alex Buijs

Alex Buijs

Senior Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Activation
Activation Specialist
Lives in Utrecht, The Netherlands 🇳🇱
GitLab handle: alexbuijs

Alex Buijs has 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) music, watching movies in his home theater and flying paragliders.

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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.

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Alex Frank

Alex Frank

Security Assurance Engineer
Compliance Specialist
Lives in West Des Moines, IA, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: alexfrank09

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.

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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".

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Alexis Ginsberg

Alexis Ginsberg

Senior Product Designer, Plan:Product Planning
Plan: Product Planning Specialist
Lives in Chicago, IL, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: uhlexsis

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.

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Alex Ives

Alex Ives

Engineering Manager, Database (Interim)
Database Specialist
Lives in St. Paul, MN, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: alexives

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.

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Alex is a California girl, living in New York City. She started her career in Finance, but quickly realized that her real interest was in the systems she was using and turned it into her career. Outside of work, you can find her at a fitness class or exploring the city with her dog, Cooper!

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Alin is a support engineer with previous experience in the advertising tech space. Prior to GitLab, Alin spent the last few years developing an advertising fraud detection platform. Passionate about computer security and games, he usually spends his free time in front of his PC, hacking together some PoCs for new vulnerabilities or playing online games.

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Alina Mihaila

Alina Mihaila

Senior Backend Engineer, Product Intelligence
Product Intelligence Specialist
Lives in Targu-Mures, Romania 🇷🇴
GitLab handle: alinamihaila

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. She has a passion for crocheting.

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Aleksei Lipniagov

Aleksei Lipniagov

Senior Backend Engineer, Memory
Memory Specialist
Lives in Moscow, Russia 🇷🇺
GitLab handle: alipniagov

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.

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Alishan 'Ali' Ladhani

Alishan 'Ali' Ladhani

Toronto, Canada 🇨🇦

Backend Engineer, Release

Release Specialist
Alishan 'Ali' Ladhani

Alishan 'Ali' Ladhani

Backend Engineer, Release
Release Specialist
Lives in Toronto, Canada 🇨🇦
GitLab handle: ali-gitlab

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.

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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.

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Alessio Caiazza

Alessio Caiazza

Staff Backend Engineer, Delivery
Lives in Florence, Italy 🇮🇹
GitLab handle: nolith

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.

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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.

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Allison Browne

Allison Browne

Backend Engineer, Verify:Pipeline Execution
Verify:Pipeline Execution Specialist
Lives in Acton, Massachusetts, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: she/her?or=they/them
GitLab handle: allison.browne

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.

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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.

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Alper Akgun

Alper Akgun

Staff Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Conversion
Conversion Specialist
Lives in Istanbul, Turkey 🇹🇷
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: a_akgun

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.

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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.

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Alyssa is an enthusiastic collaborator and ambitious self-starter. Her professional passion is listening to customers to provide value and amazing results. Her personal passion is to learn about different cultures through travel abroad, staying active and being a great doggy mom.

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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.

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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.

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Amelia Bauerly

Amelia Bauerly

Senior Product Designer, Monitor:Respond
Monitor: Monitor Specialist
Lives in Portland, OR, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: ameliabauerly

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.

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Adam Mittner

Adam Mittner

Director, Brand
Lives in Raleigh, NC, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: amittner

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.

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Ammar Alakkad

Ammar Alakkad

Senior Frontend Engineer, Fulfillment:Utilization
Fulfillment: Utilization Specialist
Fulfillment Specialist
Lives in Istanbul, Turkey 🇹🇷
GitLab handle: aalakkad

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.

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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.

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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.

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Adam Mustapic

Adam Mustapic

Account Executive (Mid-Market, Territory), APAC
APAC Specialist
Lives in Australia 🇦🇺
GitLab handle: amustapic

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.

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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.

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Amy Phillips

Amy Phillips

Engineering Manager, Delivery
Delivery Specialist
Lives in London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
Pronouns: she/her
GitLab handle: amyphillips

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.

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Amy Qualls

Amy Qualls

Portland, Oregon, USA 🇺🇸

Senior Technical Writer, Create (Source Code, Code Review, Editor)

Create:Editor Specialist
Create:Code Review Specialist
Create:Source Code Specialist
Amy Qualls

Amy Qualls

Senior Technical Writer, Create (Source Code, Code Review, Editor)
Create:Editor Specialist
Create:Code Review Specialist
Create:Source Code Specialist
Lives in Portland, Oregon, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: she/her
Pronunciation: A-mee kwahls, or /eɪ.mi q̟ʉälls/ (audio link)
GitLab handle: aqualls

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.

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Anastasia McDonald

Anastasia McDonald

Software Engineer in Test, Create:Editor
Create:Editor Specialist
Lives in Auckland, New Zealand 🇳🇿
GitLab handle: a_mcdonald

Anastasia is passionate about quality and enjoys learning new skills. In her free time she likes travelling, listening to music and playing board games.

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Experienced problem-solver with a strong background in customer relations and support.

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Andras Herczeg

Andras Herczeg

Backend Engineer
Anti-Abuse Specialist
Lives in Switzerland 🇨🇭
GitLab handle: andrasherczeg

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Andras Horvath

Andras Horvath

Manager, Engineering, Gitaly
Gitaly Specialist
Lives in Zurich, Switzerland 🇨🇭
Pronouns: he/him
Pronunciation: ANDrash HORvat
GitLab handle: andrashorvath

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.

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André Luís

André Luís

Lisbon, Portugal 🇵🇹

Frontend Engineering Manager, Create:Source Code, Create:Code Review, Delivery & Scalability

Create:Code Review Specialist
Create:Source Code Specialist
André Luís

André Luís

Frontend Engineering Manager, Create:Source Code, Create:Code Review, Delivery & Scalability
Create:Code Review Specialist
Create:Source Code Specialist
Lives in Lisbon, Portugal 🇵🇹
GitLab handle: andr3

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.

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Andreas Brandl

Andreas Brandl

Staff Backend Engineer, Database
Database Specialist
Lives in Lübeck-Travemünde, Germany 🇩🇪
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: abrandl

Andreas is a passionate software engineer with a DevOps mindset and focus on database related topics. He has worked in various engineering positions in software development, data engineering and infrastructure teams. In his free time he enjoys sailing, maintaining boats, kayaking and diving. He works as an ordinary seaman on a traditional German tall ship and loves to spend time in the kitchen and outdoors.

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Andre M. Braun

Andre M. Braun

Area Sales Manager DACH
Lives in Frankfurt, Germany 🇩🇪
GitLab handle: abraun2

Andre joins GitLab with decades of sales and management experience, on the private side he loves to spend time horse back riding and doing some LARP.

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Andrew Fontaine

Andrew Fontaine

Senior Frontend Engineer, Release
Release Specialist
Lives in Toronto, ON, Canada 🇨🇦
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: afontaine

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.

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Andrew Newdigate

Andrew Newdigate

Distinguished Engineer, Infrastructure
Gitaly Specialist
Lives in Cape Town, South Africa 🇿🇦
GitLab handle: andrewn

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.

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Andrew Winata

Andrew Winata

Support Engineer (APAC)
Lives in Sydney, Australia 🇦🇺
GitLab handle: awinata

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.

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Andrew Kelly

Andrew Kelly

Seattle, WA, USA 🇺🇸

Senior Security Engineer, Application Security, Growth (Activation, Conversion, Expansion, Adoption), Fulfillment (Purchase, License, Utilization), Enablement (Distribution, Geo, Memory, Global Search, Database)

Application Security Specialist
Andrew Kelly

Andrew Kelly

Senior Security Engineer, Application Security, Growth (Activation, Conversion, Expansion, Adoption), Fulfillment (Purchase, License, Utilization), Enablement (Distribution, Geo, Memory, Global Search, Database)
Application Security Specialist
Lives in Seattle, WA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: ankelly

Andrew enjoys building and securing software.

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Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas

United States 🇺🇸

Principal Product Manager, Infrastructure

Infrastructure Specialist
Andrew Thomas

Andrew Thomas

Principal Product Manager, Infrastructure
Infrastructure Specialist
Lives in United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: awthomas

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.

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Andy Volpe

Andy Volpe

Cleveland, OH, USA 🇺🇸

Staff Product Designer, Configure, Monitor, Secure & Protect

Secure: Static Analysis Specialist
Secure: Dynamic Analysis Specialist
Secure: Composition Analysis Specialist
Secure: Fuzz Testing Specialist
Secure: Threat Insights Specialist
Secure: Vulnerability Research Specialist
Protect: Container Security Specialist
Andy Volpe

Andy Volpe

Staff Product Designer, Configure, Monitor, Secure & Protect
Secure: Static Analysis Specialist
Secure: Dynamic Analysis Specialist
Secure: Composition Analysis Specialist
Secure: Fuzz Testing Specialist
Secure: Threat Insights Specialist
Secure: Vulnerability Research Specialist
Protect: Container Security Specialist
Lives in Cleveland, OH, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: andyvolpe

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.

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Andy Soiron

Andy Soiron

Aachen, Germany 🇩🇪

Senior Backend Engineer, Ecosystem:Integrations

Ecosystem: Integrations Specialist
Andy Soiron

Andy Soiron

Senior Backend Engineer, Ecosystem:Integrations
Ecosystem: Integrations Specialist
Lives in Aachen, Germany 🇩🇪
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: Andysoiron

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.

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Angelo Gulina

Angelo Gulina

Senior Frontend Engineer, Fulfillment:Purchase, Backend Engineer (Internship), Fulfillment:Purchase,
Fulfillment: Purchase Specialist
Fulfillment Specialist
Lives in Munich, Germany 🇩🇪
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: agulina

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.

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Anna Piaseczna

Anna Piaseczna

Billing Manager
Lives in Dublin, Ireland 🇮🇪
GitLab handle: annapiaseczna

Anna studied linguistics but her career path led her to (finance) operations. She enjoys being a part of the ever-changing tech world.

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Anna Vovchenko

Anna Vovchenko

Senior Frontend Engineer, Configure
Configure Specialist
Lives in Kyiv, Ukraine 🇺🇦
Pronouns: she/her
GitLab handle: anna_vovchenko

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.

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Annabel Dunstone Gray

Annabel Dunstone Gray

Senior Product Designer, Create:Code Review
Create:Code Review Specialist
Lives in Boise, ID, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: annabeldunstone

Annabel is a product designer (former frontend engineer) with a passion for creating beautiful and functional applications. She has learned bits and pieces of various languages during her career, but is most excited about JavaScript, SASS, and Rails. In her free time she enjoys curling up with a good book, inventing cookie recipes, and spending time with her wonderful family.

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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.

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Annette Kristensen

Annette Kristensen

Strategic Account Leader
Lives in Maidenhead, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
GitLab handle: AnnetteK

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.

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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.)

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Based in Australia, Anthony is an executive with +30 years global experience in Technology 23yrs at HP and SAP and Airlines-Logistics 8 yrs at Ansett and TNT. Proven track record of growing technology businesses, recognized in Asia for his customer focus, able to balance results and develop people. Known for cultivating relationships with C-level customers and partners, Public Sector, Industry influencers, media and analysts. Anthony enjoys most sports, especially Rugby and Snow Skiing. He still enjoys playing touch football weekly and watching his 4 kids sporting events.

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Anthony Seguillon

Anthony Seguillon

Paralimni, Cyprus 🇨🇾

Strategic Account Leader Representative, EMEA - Enterprise

Anthony Seguillon

Anthony Seguillon

Strategic Account Leader Representative, EMEA - Enterprise
Lives in Paralimni, Cyprus 🇨🇾
GitLab handle: aseguillon

"Anthony is passionate about innovation and sales. He will be supporting the French speaking regions in EMEA. His hobbies are: music production, sports, new technology and travel."

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Agnes Oetama

Agnes Oetama

Senior Marketing Campaign Manager
GitLab handle: aoetama

Agnes's experience spans over 9 years of B2B marketing in the Technology Space Agnes is a Food Enthusiast/Traveler who is passionate about Marketing, Marketing Technology, Marketing Operations and Analytics.

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Adrian Perez

Adrian Perez

San Antonio, TX, United States 🇺🇸

Senior Manager, People Analytics

    Statistics, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

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.

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Ashley Potter

Ashley Potter

Deal Desk Specialist
Lives in New York City, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: ashleypotter

Based out of New York City, always searching for new adventures.

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April Marks

April Marks

Naperville, Illinois, United States 🇺🇸

Strategic Account Leader

Midwest Specialist
    Enterprise Software Sales, Application Lifcycle Management
April Marks

April Marks

Strategic Account Leader
Midwest Specialist
Lives in Naperville, Illinois, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: aprilmarks

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.

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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.

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Aricka Flowers

Aricka Flowers

Manager, Digital Production
Lives in Chicago, IL, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: atflowers

Aricka comes to GitLab with more than 15 years of journalism, content strategy & marketing experience. While running a political news site for close to seven years, she was bitten by the tech bug and has been doubling down into that world ever since. Hailing from a town known for its fantastical culinary offerings, Aricka is a big time foodie that's always on the prowl for a new restaurant or recipe.

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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.

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Alex Rosencrans

Alex Rosencrans

Junior Professional Services Engineer
Lives in Baltimore, MD, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
Pronunciation: ˈæləks ˈroʊzənkrænz
GitLab handle: arosencrans

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.

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Arturo Herrero

Arturo Herrero

London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧

Engineering Manager, Ecosystem:Integrations

Ecosystem: Integrations Specialist
Arturo Herrero

Arturo Herrero

Engineering Manager, Ecosystem:Integrations
Ecosystem: Integrations Specialist
Lives in London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
GitLab handle: arturoherrero

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.

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Amanda Rueda

Amanda Rueda

Product Manager, Fulfillment:Utilization
Product Intelligence Specialist
Lives in Guanajuato, Mexico 🇲🇽
GitLab handle: amandarueda

Amanda is a mom, a fixer and a helper who loves to learn and to make things easier wherever possible.

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Artur Salii

Artur Salii

Support Engineer (EMEA)
Lives in Kyiv, Ukraine 🇺🇦
GitLab handle: asalii

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.

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Ash McKenzie

Ash McKenzie

Staff Backend Engineer, Engineering Productivity
Engineering Productivity Specialist
Lives in Geelong, Australia 🇦🇺
GitLab handle: ashmckenzie

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.

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Ashley is passionate about working with team members and helping them onboard with GitLab and grow with career mobility issues. She is always looking for new ways to iterate on our current templates and improve the process. She enjoys learning more about GitLab, Git, and Ruby.

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Ashley is a Senior People Experience Associate based out of Lansing, MI. She enjoys taking her two dogs - Monica + Chandler - for walks and anything that involves wine and true crime.

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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.

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Asmaa Hassan Ahmed Ali

Asmaa Hassan Ahmed Ali

Support Engineer (EMEA)
Customer Support Specialist
Lives in Alexandria, Egypt 🇪🇬
Pronouns: she/her
GitLab handle: asmaa.hassan

Asmaa is a 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.

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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.

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Agnieszka Szyszkowska

Agnieszka Szyszkowska

Ireland 🇮🇪

Payroll Analyst

Agnieszka Szyszkowska

Agnieszka Szyszkowska

Payroll Analyst
Lives in Ireland 🇮🇪
GitLab handle: aszyszowska

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Ausha Saptouw

Ausha Saptouw

Billing Specialist
Lives in Cape Town, South Africa 🇿🇦
Pronouns: she/her
Pronunciation: aw-sha
GitLab handle: aushas

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.

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Austin Regnery

Austin Regnery

Senior Product Designer, Manage:Compliance
Manage: Compliance Specialist
Lives in Charleston, SC, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: aregnery

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.

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Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason

Git contractor at GitLab
Lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 🇳🇱
Pronouns: ae
GitLab handle: avar

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.

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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 11 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 54 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.

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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.

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Axel García

Axel García

Frontend Engineer, Product Intelligence
Product Intelligence Specialist
Lives in Santiago, Chile 🇨🇱
GitLab handle: agarciatesares

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.

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Achilleas Pipinellis

Achilleas Pipinellis

Senior Technical Writer, Enablement
Enablement: Geo Specialist
Enablement: Distribution Specialist
Lives in Montpellier, France 🇫🇷
GitLab handle: axil

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.

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Blair Christopher

Blair Christopher

Manager, Product Design
Manage, Plan Specialist
Lives in Richmond, VA, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: badnewsblair

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 occassional online, competative video game.

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Bala Kumar Subramani

Bala Kumar Subramani

Senior Backend Engineer, Release
Release Specialist
Lives in Chennai, India 🇮🇳
Pronouns: he/his
GitLab handle: bala.kumar

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.

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Balasankar "Balu" C

Balasankar "Balu" C

Senior Distribution Engineer, Distribution:Build
Distribution Specialist
Lives in Kochi, Kerala, India 🇮🇳
GitLab handle: balasankarc

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.

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Barbara Roncato

Barbara Roncato

Business Systems Analyst
Lives in Porto, Portugal 🇵🇹
Pronouns: she/her
Pronunciation: BAR BA RAH
GitLab handle: broncato

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.

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Bartek Marnane

Bartek Marnane

VP of Incubation Engineering
Fulfillment Specialist
Lives in Sydney, Australia 🇦🇺
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: bmarnane

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.

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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.

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Dominic Bauer

Dominic Bauer

Munich, Germany 🇩🇪

Backend Engineer

Protect: Container Security Specialist
Dominic Bauer

Dominic Bauer

Backend Engineer
Protect: Container Security Specialist
Lives in Munich, Germany 🇩🇪
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: bauerdominic

Dominic is a software developer with a preference for simplicity. Away from keyboard, he enjoys sports, hiking and traveling to remote places.

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Brandon Butterfield

Brandon Butterfield

Sales Operations Analyst
Customer Success Specialist
Lives in San Diego, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: bbutterfield

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.

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Jenny is an opera singer as well as sales professional. She grew up in Massachusetts and enjoys music, hiking, reading, travel and learning.

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Rebecca 'Becka' Lippert

Rebecca 'Becka' Lippert

Senior Product Designer, Secure:Threat Insights
Secure: Threat Insights Specialist
Lives in Austin, TX, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: she/her
GitLab handle: beckalippert

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.

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Brett Egloff

Brett Egloff

Director, Channel Sales
Alliances Specialist
Lives in Charleston, SC, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: begloff

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.

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Bel is passionate about all things technology and enjoys the challenge of learning something new. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, travelling and the outdoors.

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Ben Bodenmiller

Ben Bodenmiller

Riverside, CA, USA 🇺🇸

Core Team member

Ben Bodenmiller

Ben Bodenmiller

Core Team member
Lives in Riverside, CA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: bbodenmiller

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Ben Prescott

Ben Prescott

Support Engineer (EMEA)
Self-Managed Specialist
Lives in Bournemouth, UK 🇬🇧
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: bprescott_

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.

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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.

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Benjamin Ma / 馬志光

Benjamin Ma / 馬志光

Senior Technical Account Manager (APJ)
Lives in Sydney, Australia 🇦🇺
GitLab handle: bma

Benjamin has solid and extensive experiences in customer relationship management, technical support, systems / projects implementation and management, and team leadership. He has a thirst for knowledge, growing concern of the society, and ever-lasting love for his family. Last but not least, he is eager to contribute the success of our customers.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Prior to joining in the capacity of People Operations Team Lead, Beverley spent the bulk of her career in both operations management and international recruitment. After hours she enjoys hiking, reading and rustling up a feast for her family.

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Brian Glanz

Brian Glanz

Product Marketing Manager
Lives in Seattle, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: brianglanz

Brian is a longtime open source contributor who lives GitLab's mission that "everyone can contribute." He's been a leader in the open science community since helping start it in the 1990s. As a former frontend web developer, Brian endured the early years before git and agile, then happily joined those revolutions while consulting for clients in science, technology, government, media, and marketing.

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Brandon Greenwell

Brandon Greenwell

Strategic Account Leader
Lives in Denver, CO, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: bgreenwell

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.

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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.

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Bill Foster

Bill Foster

Support Engineer
Americas West Specialist
Lives in Seattle, WA, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: bfoster

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bob Van Landuyt

Bob Van Landuyt

Senior Backend Engineer, Scalability
Lives in Kortrijk, Belgium 🇧🇪
GitLab handle: reprazent

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.

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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.

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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.

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Beth supports conversion and retention efforts in the Marketing Operations organization. She lives in Durham, North Carolina and loves relaxing with her pets, traveling, and baking bread. '

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Sales Operations Analyst

Sales Operations Analyst

Sales Operations Analyst

Channel Specialist
Sales Operations Analyst

Sales Operations Analyst

Sales Operations Analyst
Channel Specialist
GitLab handle: bpippala

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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.

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Bradley "Brad" Sevy

Bradley "Brad" Sevy

Support Engineer (US Federal)
Lives in Knoxville, TN, United States 🇺🇸
Pronunciation: bræd
GitLab handle: bsevy1

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.

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Brady is excited to join GitLab and the SDR 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.

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Brandon Labuschagne

Brandon Labuschagne

Senior Frontend Engineer, Manage:Optimize
Manage: Optimize Specialist
Lives in Cape Town, South Africa 🇿🇦
GitLab handle: blabuschagne

Brandon is a frontend engineer with experience working across the full tech stack. He lives in Cape Town, South Africa and when not sitting infront of his MacBook, he can generally be found in the city's beautiful mountains, either on his bicycle or in his running shoes. He believes in the vision that everyone can contribute and is excited to be part of GitLab's amazing, global team of creative people.

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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.

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Brent enjoys learning new technology and working with both technical and non technical clients to help solve their problems.

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Brett Walker

Brett Walker

Senior Backend Engineer, Plan:Project Management
Project Management Specialist
Lives in Dallas, TX, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: digitalmoksha

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.

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Experienced Technical Account 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.

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Brian Rhea

Brian Rhea

Senior Product Manager
Product Operations Specialist
Lives in Boulder, CO, USA, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: brhea

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.

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Brian Cupini

Brian Cupini

Technical Account Manager
Lives in San Diego, CA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: cupini

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.

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Brian Piscitelli

Brian Piscitelli

Federal Solutions Architect
Lives in VA, USA 🇺🇸
Pronunciation: pronounced like "Pish-a-tell-e"
GitLab handle: bpiscitelli

Brian joined GitLab with a cybersecurity, virtualization and networking background supporting the Public Sector team. Brian was a prior service member serving in the United States Navy and is excited to contribute his knowledge and experience with the GitLab team. When Brian is not spending time with his two kids and wife he enjoys playing video games, traveling, being a car enthusiast, Photography, renovating his house, and pretty much any outdoor activity.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Brittany Rohde

Brittany Rohde

Washington D.C., USA 🇺🇸

Senior Manager, Total Rewards

Coming from a mathematics background, Brittany combined her love for human interaction with her thirst for knowledge and began working in human resources. She enjoys learning as much as possible about employee relations, compensation, and benefits. Originally from Northern California as a giant Giants fan, she stays active in the great outdoors with her husband, daughter, and their playful pups, Golden Retriever, Cowboy Jake, and St. Bernard, Lucy Lulu.

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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.

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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.

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Bronwyn Barnett

Bronwyn Barnett

Paralegal
Lives in Greenville SC, United States 🇺🇸
Pronunciation: brawn-win
GitLab handle: bronwynbarnett

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.

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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.

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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)

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Brian Williams

Brian Williams

Senior Backend Engineer
Protect: Container Security Specialist
Lives in Austin, TX, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him/they/them
GitLab handle: bwill

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.

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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.

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Careem Ahamed

Careem Ahamed

Singapore 🇸🇬

Senior Software Engineer in Test, Secure:Static Analysis

Secure: Static Analysis Specialist
Careem Ahamed

Careem Ahamed

Senior Software Engineer in Test, Secure:Static Analysis
Secure: Static Analysis Specialist
Lives in Singapore 🇸🇬
GitLab handle: cahamed

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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.

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Caleb Cooper

Caleb Cooper

Knoxville, TN, United States 🇺🇸

Support Engineer (US Federal)

Caleb Cooper

Caleb Cooper

Support Engineer (US Federal)
Lives in Knoxville, TN, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
Pronunciation: KAY-lehb KOO-pr
GitLab handle: calebcooper

Caleb is a Support Engineer in the Americas 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.

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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.

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Christopher Allenfort

Christopher Allenfort

Sales Development Representative EMEA
Business Development Specialist
Lives in Riga, Latvia 🇱🇻
GitLab handle: callenfort

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.

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Cameron Smith

Cameron Smith

FP&A Manager
Lives in Denver, CO, United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: cam.smith

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.

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Camellia X. YANG

Camellia X. YANG

Senior Product Designer, Secure:Fuzz Testing
Protect: Container Security Specialist
Lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 🇳🇱
GitLab handle: cam.x

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 ;)

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Cameron S McFarland

Cameron S McFarland

Senior Site Reliability Engineer
Lives in Cary, NC, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: cmcfarland

Cameron loves solving problems. He enjoys RPGs, board games, computer games, Hurricanes hockey, and spending time with his family.

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Camille Dios

Camille Dios

Partner Help Desk Specialist
Lives in Bordeaux, France 🇫🇷
GitLab handle: c.dios

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.

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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.

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Carolyn Bednarz

Carolyn Bednarz

Boston, MA, USA 🇺🇸

People Business Partner, Sales

  • Employee Relations, Total Rewards, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Coaching, Sales, Employee Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion expert
Carolyn Bednarz

Carolyn Bednarz

People Business Partner, Sales
Lives in Boston, MA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: cbednarz

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.

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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.

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Cassiana Gudgenov

Cassiana Gudgenov

People Compliance Partner
Lives in Durham, NC, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: she/her
Pronunciation: Ka-see-ah-na Good-jen-ov
GitLab handle: cgudgenov

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.

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Catalin Irimie

Catalin Irimie

Senior Backend Engineer, Geo
Geo Specialist
Lives in Canterbury, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
GitLab handle: cat

Catalin is passionate about highly complex challenges, helping people and about almost everything related to technology. He is originally from Romania, now living in the UK, and in his free time he can be usually found in front of his PC, participating in some security competitions (CTFs), automating anything that is repeated more than once, playing some games, or when time and weather allows, outside flying drones and traveling.

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Cathy Hilling

Cathy Hilling

Senior Contract Manager
Lives in Seattle, WA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: chilling32

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.

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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.

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Chris was a developer and test automator for 20 years before switching to the job he loves best: teaching people how to use software. He enjoys the rain and forests of the Pacific Northwest with his wife, 2 kids, and 2 step-kids. Some day he'll make it beyond the beginner stage of guitar (but probably no time soon).

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Chip Digirolamo

Chip Digirolamo

Strategic Account Leader
Lives in Erie, Colorado, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: chipdigi

I've been selling software to software developers for 20 years. I live in Erie, CO w/ my wife Cleo & daughters Sophia (18) & Olivia (21), when she's not at the Univ. of Denver. I love mountain biking, skiing and Boston sports.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Christopher Guitarte

Christopher Guitarte

Technical Account Manager
Lives in Altadena, CA, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
Pronunciation: guitar-tay
GitLab handle: cguitarte

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.

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Chad Woolley

Chad Woolley

Senior Backend Engineer, Create:Editor
Editor Specialist
Lives in Tucson, Arizona, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: cwoolley-gitlab

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 languages, listening to and making music, and weightlifting/natural bodybuilding. Chad joined GitLab because their values are closely aligned with his own. He is an avid user of the GitLab product for his own personal projects.

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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.

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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.

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I have been a services enthusiast throughout my career, and I am looking forward to helping GitLab Partners develop and operate thriving services businesses.

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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.

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Charlie Ablett

Charlie Ablett

Motueka, New Zealand 🇳🇿

Senior Backend Engineer, Plan:Product Planning

Product Planning Specialist
Charlie Ablett

Charlie Ablett

Senior Backend Engineer, Plan:Product Planning
Product Planning Specialist
Lives in Motueka, New Zealand 🇳🇿
GitLab handle: cablett

Charlie's time is split between writing excellent software, spending time with family, growing things, and making things out of wood.

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Chase Southard

Chase Southard

Fullstack Engineering Manager, Fulfillment:Utilization
Utilization Specialist
Lives in Lexington, KY, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: csouthard

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.

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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.

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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.

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Cheri is an Executive Admin who believes in going beyond the call of duty. She's always looking for opportunities to collaborate, finding ways to streamline a process, and enjoys new challenges. She is passionate about providing seamless support to the team here at GitLab and brings 10+ years of experience to the role. She prides herself in being a scheduling wizard, event guru and MacGyver of all things Admin! Based in the East Bay, CA. In her spare time she enjoys spontaneous trips to Disneyland with her family, baking, reading, and unlimited amounts of coffee.

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Cheryl Li

Cheryl Li

Interim Senior Manager, Engineering, Verify
Verify: Pipeline Authoring Specialist
Pipeline Execution Specialist
Lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada 🇨🇦
GitLab handle: cheryl.li

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.

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Chester Nwachukwu

Chester Nwachukwu

Technical Account Manager (Mid Market East)
GitLab handle: cnwachukwu

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.

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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.

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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 building overly-complex solutions which integrate multiple applications that probably had no business being integrated, so he is looking forward to working on boring solutions. Outside of work, he can be found playing softball or flag football on the National Mall in D.C., watching or playing baseball or soccer with his 3 boys, or binge-watching whatever visual crack Netflix has recently released (although he is way behind on the binge-watching at the moment).

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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.

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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.

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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 grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and now lives with his family in beautiful Melbourne, Australia.

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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.

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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.

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Christen Dybenko

Christen Dybenko

Boulder, CO, USA 🇺🇸

Senior Product Manager, Plan:Product Planning

Plan: Product Planning Specialist
Christen Dybenko

Christen Dybenko

Senior Product Manager, Plan:Product Planning
Plan: Product Planning Specialist
Lives in Boulder, CO, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: cdybenko

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.

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A prior developer and DevOps engineer, Christiaan is passionate about helping customers achieve success and maximum value with GitLab.

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Christian Couder

Christian Couder

Senior Backend Engineer, Gitaly
Gitaly Specialist
Lives in Colombes, France 🇫🇷
GitLab handle: chriscool

Based near Paris, France, Christian has been developing Git since 2006. He is passionate about open source projects, especially development tools.

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Christie Lenneville

Christie Lenneville

VP of UX
Lives in San Antonio, TX, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: she/her
GitLab handle: clenneville

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.

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Christina Hupy, PhD

Christina Hupy, PhD

Manager, Education Program
Lives in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: c_hupy

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.

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Christina joined Gitlab in March 2020 with a profound background in digital marketing, data analytics and business development. She is enjoying the sun along with her family in Athens, Greece.

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Christina Weaver

Christina Weaver

Manager, Public Relations
Lives in San Antonio, TX, Remote
GitLab handle: cweaver1

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.

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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.

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Chris has been working as a sale professional in technology for 10 years working with companies and came to GitLab from Docker. With a passion for DevOps and Agile he has experience working with customer throughout the South East working to modernize their software supply chain. Chris resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife, son, and dog. When not working he enjoys the great outdoor and live music.

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Christopher "Leif" Lefelhocz

Christopher "Leif" Lefelhocz

Texas, USA 🇺🇸

VP of Development

Christopher "Leif" Lefelhocz

Christopher "Leif" Lefelhocz

VP of Development
Lives in Texas, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: clefelhocz1

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Christopher Chewa Mutua

Christopher Chewa Mutua

Support Engineer (EMEA)
Lives in Nairobi, Kenya 🇰🇪
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: cmutua

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.

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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.

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Christopher is an experienced IT executive that loves working on SaaS Enterprise Applications. He enjoys building teams and building scalable systems. When not at work you will find him with his family outdoors, working on a real estate project or writing books.

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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.

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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.

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Cindy loves to garden, kayak, explore the outdoors, and travel. She enjoys architecture, history, and all kinds of crafts. A wannabe teacher, she loves to use relatable, every day experiences to explain complex security topics. Ask her about perimeter security and 'when pigs fly' or smart phones relative to integrated DevSecOps.

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Cindy Pallares

Cindy Pallares

Texas, USA 🇺🇸

Site Reliability Engineer

  • On-call champion!
  • Enterprise Edition Specialist

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.

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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.

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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.

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Cleveland is passionate about technology and helping customers. In his free time, he is spending time with family, making music, gaming, and enjoy good eats in the Austin metro.

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Changzheng Liu

Changzheng Liu

Backend Engineering Manager, Global Search and Memory
Global Search Specialist
Lives in Fremont, CA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: changzhengliu

Changzheng has years of experience in software engineering and has worked on different areas including embedded system, virtualization, networking, web application and blockchain before joining Gitlab. In his spare time, he loves playing soccer, and skiing with his family.

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Christine is a financial professional and business partner with a passion for financial modeling, problem solving, and analytics. She comes from a diverse background, having spent time in procurement, accounting, and financial analysis. When Christine isn't diving into the numbers you can find her cheering on her alma mater (Go Zags!), teaching Irish dance, or exploring the Pacific Northwest.

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Christian Mason

Christian Mason

Senior Professional Services Engineer
Delivery Specialist
Lives in Montreal, Canada 🇨🇦
GitLab handle: cmason_gitlab

I am an adept technologist with a background in designing, building and maintaining business critical systems helping companies modernize their offerings through the development of cloud solutions that support cloud-native and hybrid-cloud on-premises applications. Apart from work, I enjoy outdoors with my children.

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Cristal McClure

Cristal McClure

Senior Financial Analyst
Lives in Seattle, WA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: cmcclure1

Cristal is a go-to-market senior financial analyst for the Marketing team. She has a passion for fast-growing companies and solving problems through data analysis, and prior to GitLab worked in finance for both public and private sector companies. When Cristal isn't working she's probably doing something Pacific Northwesty- her favorties include backcountry skiing, hiking, and drinking IPAs at local breweries.

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Account Executive - Mid Market

Account Executive - Mid Market

Account Executive - Mid Market

Japan Specialist
Account Executive - Mid Market

Account Executive - Mid Market

Account Executive - Mid Market
Japan Specialist
GitLab handle: cmoon1

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Coung Ngo

Coung Ngo

Senior Frontend Engineer, Plan:Project Management
Project Management Specialist
Lives in Glasgow, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
GitLab handle: cngo

Coung is a software developer with a passion for writing clean code. Outside of work, he likes to play piano, guitar, and video games, and also volunteers at CodeYourFuture to help refugees learn to code.

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Chris has over a decade of Public Sector Channels experience and is eager to implement the best practices of what he has learned to make GitLabs channel the best in the business.

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Cody is passionate about technology, helping people, and solving interesting problems. Before GitLab, he worked in a variety of technical support roles. He enjoys exploring new cities, spending time with family, eating great food, and watching TV and movies.

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Originally from South Africa, Collen has a background in enterprise software sales and freelance tech journalism. He is fascinated with how great software is made and the positive impact it can have on our professional and personal lives. In his free time he reads (a lot), travels, and takes average photos.

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As a TAM, Conley brings his expertise in large scale DevSecOps transformations to Enterprise Gitlab customers. He specializes in SDLC metrics, like the DORA 4, and lets the data tell the story. Outside of TAM-ing, Conley likes to hike the foothills of the Appalachian, push himself with a good WOD, and explore different breweries.

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Connor Gilbert

Connor Gilbert

Menlo Park, CA, USA 🇺🇸

Senior Product Manager, Secure:Static Analysis

Secure: Static Analysis Specialist
Connor Gilbert

Connor Gilbert

Senior Product Manager, Secure:Static Analysis
Secure: Static Analysis Specialist
Lives in Menlo Park, CA, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: connorgilbert

Connor's career in software engineering and security led him to product management. He loves finding the essence of customer problems and working with teammates to solve them. Connor started his career in the U.S. Department of Defense and has built products in several startups: StackRox (Kubernetes security), Expanse (Internet exposure scanning), and Assemble (compensation and pay equity). Connor holds an M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science (with honors in International Security Studies) from Stanford University. When he's taking advantage of GitLab's nonlinear workday and flexible time off, you can find him parenting, cycling, rock-climbing, reading the latest in computer security, or diving down any number of esoteric rabbit holes.

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Corina is a Solutions Architect who enjoys teaching customers using her full stack development background.

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Corinna is a web developer since 2009. She has some frontend development experiences but her passion lies in Ruby on Rails. Outside of work, she spends most of her time with her family.

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Cormac is a former industry analyst who made the jump to Product Marketing and never looked back. He lived in Southern California long enough to hug Mr. T twice and use the word "stoked" to describe how he feels about the team at Gitlab. When he's not punching keys, Cormac is probably riding a bike or hanging with his fantastic wife and epic dogs.

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Costel Maxim

Costel Maxim

Bucharest, Romania 🇷🇴

Senior Security Engineer, Application Security, Plan (Project Management, Product Planning, Certify), Create:Source Code

Application Security Specialist
Costel Maxim

Costel Maxim

Senior Security Engineer, Application Security, Plan (Project Management, Product Planning, Certify), Create:Source Code
Application Security Specialist
Lives in Bucharest, Romania 🇷🇴
GitLab handle: cmaxim

Costel is a security engineer with hands on experience in all phases of an security engagement for web applications, API, mobile or infrastructure.

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Courtney is an experienced IT business analyst helping to support Gitlab's enterprise applications. She is passionate about partnering with business teams to improve inefficient business processes. Outside of Gitlab, Courtney enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants and playing tennis.

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Cody Pritchard

Cody Pritchard

Technical Account Manager
Lives in Longmont, CO, United States 🇺🇸
Pronouns: He/Him
Pronunciation: kow·dee
GitLab handle: cpritchard1

Cody has spent many years focused on the customer journey having direct experience within support engineering, product, and account management. Creating a frictionless experience is what keeps him ticking. When not working, you will find him spending time with the family, enjoying coffee with music, or reading manga.

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Craig is passionate about the power of invisible infrastructure, and loves building systems & tools that excel at getting out of their users' way. When he's not digging into a new technology, coding, or automating all the things, look for him on a sailboat, on his bicycle, running, or curled up with his nose in a book.

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Craig is passionate about scaling businesses through strong data-driven decision making. Prior to GitLab, Craig built out the FP&A function at Upwork and led the company though its IPO. At Google, he built and led analytics and sales operations teams to help Google sell effectively to SMBs and Enterprise customers. Craig enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, doing logic puzzles, running, traveling, and attending concerts (especially jam bands).

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Craig Miskell

Craig Miskell

Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Environment Automation
Environment Automation Specialist
Lives in Dunedin, New Zealand 🇳🇿
GitLab handle: cmiskell

Craig is an enormous and unrepentant nerd from Dunedin NZ. Years of working as a system administrator and devops engineer has made him a little cynical, but he's working on it, and still manages to keep a mostly cheerful outlook, as long as he's busy. He loves tech stuff (particularly FOSS), sci-fi, cooking/baking, music, and spending entirely too much time playing Factorio

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Craig has 25-plus years experience in software sales and has been providing innovative technology solutions to Federal Government customers for more than a decade. He enjoys running, hiking, traveling, music, photography, reading and spending time with family and friends. While he greatly enjoys playing guitar, he has been advised not to quit his day job. He lives in the Nashville metro area.

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Craig Gomes

Craig Gomes

Senior Engineering Manager, Datastore
Datastore Specialist
Lives in Portland, OR, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: craig-gomes

In my professional life I enjoy working on tools and software that benefit software developers. In my personal life I enjoy spending time with my family, outdoor activities and tinkering with technology.

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Craig is a lifelong software engineer who loves to work in an Agile manner to deliver useful, working software in the fastest and most flexible way possible. When he's not coding you'll find Craig in the ocean, surfing, swimming or snorkeling.

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Craig has been plugged in with technology for years, starting with his first computer: a Timex Sinclair 1000. After "accidentally" ending up becoming a technical writer, he worked his way into managing them. For fun, he loves to travel and see the New England area (while simultaneously finding all of the available diners and donut shops).

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Candy Reyes

Candy Reyes

Legal Counsel
Lives in United States 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: creyes3

Candy joins GitLab with five years of experience as an attorney, focusing on commercial legal matters. She is a native to Los Angeles, CA, and an avid cook and world traveler. She is a dog mom to a loving pitbull rescue named Medusa.

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Cristine Sotomango Marquardt

Cristine Sotomango Marquardt

Finance Systems Administrator
Lives in San Diego, CA, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: csotomango

Cristine has focused most of her career in finance operations, accounts receivable, & billing. Outside of work, Cristine is a dedicated Ashtanga yoga practitioner and she can be found every morning on her mat. Cristine also enjoys indoor sport climbing, hiking, board games & video games.

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Crystal Poole

Crystal Poole

Fullstack Engineering Manager, Monitor:Respond
Monitor Specialist
Lives in Portland, OR, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: crystalpoole

Crystal is an Engineering Manager on the Ops team. When not working she enjoys running, cooking, dog walks, local music and spending time with her family and friends.

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I am a sales professional with over 20 years spent focused on ensuring my customers' success, and helping them solve critical business issues live in Virginia just outside of DC. In my spare time, I love being outside!

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Cam Swords

Cam Swords

Senior Backend Engineer, Secure:Dynamic Analysis
Dynamic Analysis Specialist
Lives in London, United Kingdom 🇬🇧
GitLab handle: cam_swords

Cam is a curious software engineer who enjoys writing software that people love to use. While not working, you will find him travelling, running, or tinkering on his latest hobby electronics project.

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Fiona O'Keeffe

Fiona O'Keeffe

Reference Program Manager
Lives in EMEA, Ireland 🇮🇪
GitLab handle: FionaOKeeffe

Fiona loves creating and sharing customer success stories and helping her colleagues succeed. She likes running, yoga and travel.

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Camilo Villanueva Santiago

Camilo Villanueva Santiago

Account Executive (SMB), EMEA
Lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 🇳🇱
GitLab handle: cvillanueva1

Camilo's first contact with an opensource project was back in 2017 and then he fell in love with the idea of community and contribution that it involves. He is passionate about technology and business development. In his spare time, Camilo loves traveling, attend community meetups and surfing the world wide web.

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Christopher Wang

Christopher Wang

Raleigh, NC, USA 🇺🇸

Sr. Manager, Sales Development Enablement Programs

Christopher Wang

Christopher Wang

Sr. Manager, Sales Development Enablement Programs
Lives in Raleigh, NC, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: cs.wang

Christopher is originally from New Jersey and currently lives in the sunny plains of North Carolina. After starting out his career in finance, Christopher transitioned into technology and became one of the first Ansible engineers. Christopher currently runs enablement for the global sales development team here. In his spare time, Christopher volunteers as a public school teaching assistant.

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Chris joined GitLab following 5+ years at Red Hat, as a Territory Account Manager he developed and grew the Commercial Sector business. Chris enjoys assisting customers to solve business problems with innovative open source software. Chris lives with his partner and son, along with 2 dogs in Hampshire. During his spare time he enjoys following football & formula 1, and spending his weekends with his family.

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Cynthia has experience in support, education, and technology with roles primarily focused on implementing technology for better user experience and services that aids people in using technology. She likes to solve problems and help people solve their problems. She is passionate various aspects of technology support, but especially about documentation, workflows, and accessibility. She also contributes to community technology events and initiatives including being a mentor at Canada Learning Code workshops.

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Dallas Reedy

Dallas Reedy

Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Conversion
Conversion Specialist
Lives in College Place, WA, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: dreedy

Dallas began his career as a graphic designer, but soon fell in love with the ability to create interactive web experiences, and he has been crafting web-based software ever since. He has a lot of experience being on tiny teams and considers himself to be a “Digital Generalist.” Besides “talking to computers,” Dallas enjoys photography, leisurely bike rides, board & card games, cooking, eating, & traveling.

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Damian Wilczkowski

Damian Wilczkowski

Account Executive (Mid-Market, Territory), EMEA
EMEA Specialist
Lives in Dublin, Ireland 🇮🇪
GitLab handle: damianwilcz

Based in Dublin, Ireland Damian is a Sales Professional with experience in some of the worlds fastest growing tech companies. In his spare time he likes to swim, lift weights and coach meditation, mental health and wellness groups.

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Dan Eckhardt is an IT risk professional specializing in IT assurance. Prior to GitLab, Dan worked at Deloitte as an IT Advisory Senior Consultant serving a variety of large public companies with SOX compliance, SOC 1, and SOC 2 issuance. In his free time, Dan enjoys playing video games, golfing, traveling, watching anime, and trying new foods.

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Da'Neil is an innovative relationship builder who enjoys collaborating towards positive change with everyone he meets. He started his business development career in the Hybrid IT and Cybersecurity Solutions realm and leverages social media to connect with clients and colleagues on a deeper level. In addition to loving technology, Da'Neil is a Black Belt in Taekwondo, an accomplished tenor saxophonist, a competitive golfer, & an avid photographer.

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Dan Davison

Dan Davison

Senior Software Engineer in Test, Fulfillment:License
Fulfillment Specialist
Lives in Indianapolis, IN, USA 🇺🇸
GitLab handle: ddavison

Passionate software architect. With his roots in software development, Daniel found a calling in DevOps and Test Automation. When not working, Daniel is either driving his WRX STI, gaming, or hanging out with his wife and kitty.
Daniel is also on the project team of the Selenium project and currently maintains the Selenium Docker images

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Daniel is a Cloud DevSecOps subject matter expert with more than a decade of experience working for both private sector startups and federal government contractors. Daniel comes to GitLab from a defense contractor where he architected DevSecOps pipelines for deploying cloud-agnostic, hybrid AI applications at large scale. As a Solutions Architect at GitLab, Daniel consults Department of Defense customers (primarily the US Army) as they adopt DevSecOps and agile cultures through their implementation of GitLab. Daniel's interests include traveling, fashion, and video games.

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Daniel Croft

Daniel Croft

Senior Manager, Engineering, Continuous Delivery
Configure, Package, Release Specialist
Lives in Salt Lake City, UT, USA, USA 🇺🇸
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: dcroft

Daniel is a people focussed engineering manager who is always looking to learn from every experience. By investing in our team, we achieve our best results. Obsessed with coffee, loves the outdoors, motorcycles and, jumps from planes from time to time.

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Daniel Fosco

Daniel Fosco

Senior Product Designer, Release
Release: Release Specialist
Lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 🇳🇱
Pronouns: he/him
GitLab handle: dfosco

Daniel is a brazilian product designer passionate about making systems work for people. He enjoys working closely with engineers, interviewing users and helping other designers grow. On his free time you'll find him playing video-games, skateboarding or cooking for his partner & friends. Here's a link to Daniel's README

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Daniel came to GitLab from working on AI projects in enterprise systems. He has been working in the tech industry for nearly 20 years, across various fields such as government, telecommunications, and consumer electronics. Daniel lives in Berlin along with his cat which he rescued from an animal shelter in Texas, and on the weekends he works as a bartender.

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Daniel is an Australian living in Ecuador. He loves anything to do with software development from full-stack engineering to cloud infrastructure and embedded systems.

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