Toptal is an exclusive network of the top freelance software developers, designers, finance experts, product managers, and project managers in the world. Top companies hire Toptal freelancers for their most important projects.
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Seasoned software engineers, coders, and architects with expertise across hundreds of technologies.
Expert UI, UX, Visual, and Interaction designers as well as a wide range of illustrators, animators, and more.
Experts in financial modeling & valuation, startup funding, interim CFO work, and market sizing.
Digital and technical project managers, scrum masters, and more with expertise in numerous PM tools, frameworks, and styles.
Digital product managers, scrum product owners with expertise in numerous industries like banking, healthcare, ecommerce, and more.
Toptal Project Consultants assemble managed teams of seasoned experts for your most urgent business needs.
Quickly assemble the teams you need, exactly when you need them.
Hire in under 48 hours. Scale up or down, no strings attached. We offer flexible engagements from hourly to full-time.
Every applicant to the Toptal network is rigorously tested and vetted. Our highly selective process leads to a 98% trial-to-hire success rate.
Our network is ready for tomorrow's business challenges by embracing advanced and specialized skills including blockchain and AI.
Every single freelancer in our global network embodies the highest levels of integrity, professionalism, and communication.
Since 2014, Matthew has been working professionally in the fields he loves, software and data—culminating in him co-founding the Rubota corporation in 2017. Before that, he spent the past decade at Cornell University conducting scientific research specifically in statistical and biological physics. All in all, Matthew is an engaging, intense communicator with a passion for knowledge and understanding.
Vladimir has been a professional developer for eleven years. Most recently, he's been focusing on augmented reality (AR), computational design, and computer graphics. He has architected complex software systems, done UX design, led teams, and spoken at conferences. He values simplicity and efficiency and loves working on interactive products no matter the platform.
Jonathan is a full-stack engineer who's as comfortable working on large-scale distributed systems as he is on client-facing single-page web apps. Jon also excels at working with big data, and has frequently worked on a petabyte scale.
Danielle is a seasoned UX/UI product designer, specializing in the fintech market. Collectively she's helped companies raise over 18 million in seed and VC Funding in the last two years. Her interfaces have serviced over 100 million users. Data drives Danielle's designs which are often powered by React. She believes in staying lean and testing regularly. Danielle works well in small teams and with first-time founders.
Jenna is an award-winning director of design. She has partnered with clients such as Microsoft, Jaguar, UK Government, GSK, Jack Daniels and more for over 13 years. Her unique hybrid skills—of UI, UX, brand and product design—has seen her exceed business and user expectations time and again. Her process for success: user-focused, experience-driven, design-led.
Fabio is an experienced product designer who's worked with venture-backed startups and enterprise clients like Google and Viacom. After searching for projects that piqued his interest, he made the decision to try freelancing platforms. With many to choose from, Fabio joined Toptal because he wanted to work with solid clients and teammates on impactful initiatives.
Carole Crawford, CFA
At Morgan Stanley, Carole advised eight founders through exits totaling over $750 million before founding her own practice to manage venture investments for family offices. A former tech CFO, she freelances to leverage her experience with capital raises, strategic pivots, and turnarounds. She enjoys helping entrepreneurs achieve financial success, with a focus on fintech.
Ellen specializes in answering her clients' complex financial and analytical questions with innovative techniques. She is excited to bring to Toptal clients a vast set of tools to employ on analytical projects. Her unique talent is a seamless combination of data sourcing, programming, financial analysis, storyboarding, and visualization.
Saim has executed transactions worth $31+ billion while working as an investment banker at J.P. Morgan and as a private equity professional at The Carlyle Group and PineBridge Investments. An expert in deal origination, due diligence, modeling, negotiation, and acquisition finance, Saim enjoys advising clients on M&A, corporate finance, and private equity transactions.
Jaideep is a tech all-rounder with more than 15 years of service delivery, program, and project management experience. He has hands-on experience in building and deploying eCommerce, ERP, CRM, data warehousing, business intelligence, and DevOps infrastructure solutions and platforms. He is also an engineer by training and has managed large teams.
Agile Project Manager
Richard’s success in managing large development projects stems from in-depth experience in a multitude of roles covering development, product ownership, and QA engineering. This client-centered experience, combined with a successful track record in managing global teams of remote talent, helps maximize project outcomes.
Ruth has 10+ years of experience leading software development projects at medium-sized digital production agencies and multinational companies like IBM. She is an expert in both Waterfall and Agile methodologies, and has collaborated with multicultural teams all over the world. Her freelancing career has enabled her to discover fascinating projects and meet new people in the industry.
Adan is a passionate technologist and successful startup executive with 15+ years of experience leading high-performing digital product management, engineering, QA, and marketing teams. He focuses on lean methodology, design prototyping, mobile apps, SaaS platforms, and APIs. Adan is an advocate for customer-centric design, UX, and the thoughtful application of technological innovations.
Casey is a business-minded manager and technology-focused strategist transforming companies and enabling users through the use of IT solutions. With 7+ years of experience in process improvement, ERP system development and deployment, and successful project management, Casey has worked at insurance, finance, healthcare, and aerospace companies.
Gregory is a product strategy consultant and trainer with nearly 20 years of experience shipping digital enterprise products at IBM, Microsoft, and SAP. He's a global expert on delivering complex products and solutions at enterprise scale.
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