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Anna Berman

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since March 27, 2016
Anna is a software engineer with over 15 years of experience in C++—focusing on distributed real-time financial applications. For the last two years, she has been working as the CTO of a startup, architecting the full-stack solution for the web and iPhone MVP, and de... Click to continue

Colin Young

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since August 19, 2015
Colin is a senior engineer with 5+ years' experience leading products and managing small entrepreneurial teams. He specializes in robust, performant API back-ends and the clients and applications they serve, and his core skills are Ruby, Swift/Obj-C, JS, and Linux Se... Click to continue

Ethan Drower

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since November 22, 2016
Ethan has a unique blend of development and infrastructure experience. Chicago based, he has multiple years of hard-earned experience in the dynamic electronic trading industry both as a developer and a Linux engineer. His experience in fast-paced environments enable... Click to continue

Anthony Garvan

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since November 12, 2016
Anthony is a top-tier full stack web developer (Python/JavaScript) and data scientist (SQL/Python) with 10 years of experience building software for everything from to playing poker to predicting hurricanes. His working style is fun, communicative, consistent, and co... Click to continue

Nick Landgrebe

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since February 15, 2017
Nick is a full-stack engineer and former CTO who builds API-driven apps with sleek, cutting-edge front-ends, drawing on a lifelong love of programming starting from the age of 12. A natural in his work, he forms complex technological ideas into human concepts and int... Click to continue

Jonathan Serle

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since July 24, 2014
Jonathan is a highly motivated developer and architect with a unique edge: his communication skills and ability to understand software projects from the top-down. His experience has taken him through a wide range of development environments, from the startup to the F... Click to continue

Matthew Knippen

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since October 9, 2013
Matthew has been building iPhone and iPad applications since the release of the iPhone SDK in 2008, working on over 30+ applications in his career. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Click to continue

Justin DeCamp

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since April 28, 2016
Justin is a full-stack developer with extensive experience in Ruby on Rails, React (including React Native), Java, SQL (MySQL and Postgres), and NoSQL (HBase, Solr, and Elasticsearch). He has also practiced software architecture skills that have been honed on profess... Click to continue

Stéphane P. Péricat

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since February 26, 2014
Stéphane is a front-end engineer with over 10 years' experience who specializes in building performant and scalable JavaScript-based web applications. He enjoys working in a team of talented developers, sharing his experience and knowledge with others, and learning n... Click to continue

Andrey Zaytsev

Freelance Software Development/Engineering Developer at Toptal since August 7, 2018
Andrey is a full-stack, mobile, and systems developer who’s worked at top companies such as Apple, Dropbox, and Jump Trading. He’s also completed his master’s degree in computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a focus on machine learnin... Click to continue