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Ben Carey

Freelance CTO
United KingdomToptal Member Since March 6, 2018

With over twenty years of development experience, accompanied by over a decade of building and consulting with tech startups, Ben is a seasoned veteran who brings an abundance of specialized skills. He was vice president of partnerships and product strategy at one of Europe's leading startup accelerators for over two years. The combination of coding and strategic experience that Ben brings is unrivaled.

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Ilya Prokin

Freelance CTO
FranceToptal Member Since September 7, 2022

Ilya is a data scientist, CTO, and AI tech entrepreneur with a PhD. He's an expert in applied data science, machine learning, AI, and LLM fine-tuning in the manufacturing, finance, and biotech industries. He has published scientific papers, scaled various MVPs to full-featured products, pitched startups, and built a strong AI community that spread to six cities. Ilya enjoys improving businesses with data, developing innovative ways to apply data and AI, and geeking out about optimization.

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Sylvain Vittecoq

Freelance CTO
SwedenToptal Member Since August 17, 2022

Sylvain's been a CTO, engineering manager, and senior software engineer in the US and Europe. He is a very hands-on, result-oriented expert in Java and solution definition and can work with anyone from engineers to C-level execs. Sylvain's delivered nationwide security infrastructures for millions of devices and connected millions of eCommerce users. Sylvain founded FileChain to offer next-generation blockchain platforms for large-scale Web 3.0, Industry 4.0, and NFT decentralized marketplaces.

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Robert Pardela

Freelance CTO
PolandToptal Member Since October 7, 2022

Robert is an entrepreneur, IT manager, and developer specializing in blockchain. He has spearheaded dozens of large-scale projects, teams of over 40, and a budget of $30 million to deliver nationwide systems. Blockchain inspired him and changed the way he looked at IT systems. Robert is known for his innovation and strong ability to take a project from idea to successful implementation. He enjoys creating IoT solutions on Raspberry Pi and Arduino as a hobby.

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Maxim Gladkov

Freelance CTO
SpainToptal Member Since April 6, 2022

Maxim is a tech-savvy geek with rich experience in the business. He has vast experience as a senior software engineer and architect and a strong knowledge of JavaScript, Node.js, React, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Neo4j, MySQL, and PostgreSQL. An Agile enthusiast, tech consultant, and startup founder, Maxim focuses on a range of core competencies, such as software development, software architecture, database design, tech consulting, and business automation. He will be a strong addition to any team.

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Andrei Statescu

Freelance CTO
RomaniaToptal Member Since March 18, 2020

Andrei is a senior software developer and ex-Microsoft engineer with 10+ years of experience developing web, desktop, mobile, and blockchain apps using Ruby, C#, and JavaScript. His products brought $100+ million in total revenue and are used by dozens of millions of users to this day. Being a startup founder himself, Andrei knows exactly what brands need to succeed and how to bridge the gap between business and technology. He is here to help companies grow using the right software and tools.

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Milko Lorinkov

Freelance CTO
BulgariaToptal Member Since August 1, 2018

With a career spanning over a decade and a half as an architect and software engineer, Milko brings a wealth of expertise to crafting highly available, data-intensive, RESTful enterprise-level systems using Node.js, React, and TypeScript. He meticulously analyzes solutions, excels in diverse industries, from architecting scalable back-end systems to designing intuitive user interfaces, and consistently exceeds client expectations as a freelancer dedicated to innovation and excellence.

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Eqbal Quran

Freelance CTO
JordanToptal Member Since June 13, 2014

Eqbal is a senior full-stack developer with more than a decade of experience working in web and mobile development. He is a masterful problem solver and boasts an extensive portfolio of finished professional products.

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Jaroslav Vorobey

Freelance CTO
United KingdomToptal Member Since February 17, 2022

Jaro is a startup founder who has previously worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Deutsche Bank AG with more than four years of experience ideating and overseeing the delivery of exceptional software. He excels in React, TypeScript, Next.js, Node.js, Firebase, and Google Cloud. A fast and thorough learner of new technologies and a native English and Italian speaker, Jaro enjoys working on challenging products and delivering outstanding results.

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Dan Lester

Freelance CTO
United KingdomToptal Member Since March 23, 2022

Dan has been a software developer and entrepreneur for over 15 years, building and exiting various companies worth millions. Dan worked in the financial industry and brings an unrivaled understanding of the business needs and culture of a wide range of workplaces where roles have included CTO, COO, founder, machine learning developer, and quantitative research analyst. He enjoys the technical challenge of contracting and finding inspiration for his independent open-source projects.

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Olivier Hoareau

Freelance CTO
FranceToptal Member Since October 4, 2019

Olivier is an experienced full-stack hands-on tech leader. Over the last 15 years, he has worked as a freelancer with over 100 customers, mainly helping them bootstrap their platforms. Olivier is an expert on the back end, front end, and DevOps. He enjoys managing small teams consisting of one to 30 techs. He uses pair programming, code review, and architect meeting to motivate his colleagues. Olivier is autonomous and has been using agile practices and software craftsmanship since 2006.

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