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Pedro Solá

Freelance CTO
MexicoToptal Member Since May 23, 2022

Pedro is an experienced full-stack engineer and tech lead. He is very comfortable in the fast-paced world of startups and consulting. Pedro has worked on everything, from building prototypes to systems design, scaling platforms, and handling large-scale data migrations. From back end, front end, or mobile, he's done it all.

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Antoine Pham

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since October 18, 2018

Antoine is a seasoned professional with a unique blend of skill and passion for software development, making him an invaluable asset in any environment. His expertise spans all stages of the development cycle, from building engineering teams in startups to managing budgets, architecture, and processes at Fortune 500 companies. His unwavering passion for software development fosters inventive thinking and collaboration, inspiring teams to reach new heights.

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Michael Walker

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since November 16, 2021

Michael is a builder who has owned the entire front-end services at AWS. He loves working with go-to-market teams and UX teams collaborating on creative products. Michael is passionate about solving problems for clients and providing robust solutions to delight customers. He specializes in full-stack applications as well as ML and IoT development.

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Michael Truog

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since April 4, 2016

Michael is a top architect, engineer, developer, and entrepreneur with a proven ability to develop efficient, scalable, and fault-tolerant server solutions for complex problems. He has extensive experience and skills with all levels of software and architecture.

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Patrick Cason

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since July 29, 2022

Patrick is a full-stack JavaScript developer passionate about building web and mobile applications, UI component libraries, and open-source software. He is a highly competent UI/UX designer proficient in Figma, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite. Patrick has five years of engineering management experience and has worked with startups and enterprises in the fintech, healthcare, artificial intelligence (AI), music, and civics industries for the last 15 years.

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Marcus Hsu

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since May 19, 2020

Marcus has over a decade of experience in front-end development, building React websites and developing iOS and Android apps in React Native for the past several years. He has helped at least 31 enterprises and startup clients to design and build high-quality cross-platform apps using React, React Native, and Node.js. Marcus has also built enterprise-scale apps that have impacted over 30 million users in 140 countries.

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James Nicolson

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since July 6, 2020

James is a leader and engineer with deep expertise in technology solutions for the financial services sector. He integrates business and financial strategy with technology, data and software architecture, design, and coding. Believing in the power of knowing a lot about a lot of things, James connects the dots, creates simplicity, rolls up his sleeves to do the work, and cultivates great teams.

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Madhava Kotte

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since November 13, 2020

Madhava has 13 years of experience in Salesforce consultation, management, development, and architecture with solutions. He specializes in Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, and Community Cloud implementations. Madhava has solid experience in configuration and development, using Apex, Visualforce Lightning Components, Lightning Web Components, triggers, communities, integration APIs, production support, deployment, data migration, and AppExchange product development.

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Halim Abbas

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since October 24, 2019

Halim is a high-tech innovator who's spearheaded world-class data science projects at game-changing tech companies like eBay and Teradata. Formally educated in machine learning, his professional expertise spans information retrieval, natural language processing, and big data. Halim has a proven track record of applying state-of-the-art data science techniques across industry verticals such as eCommerce, web and mobile services, airline, and biopharma.

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Wouter Steenbergen

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since February 10, 2014

Wouter is a highly motivated, versatile, and skilled software engineer with demonstrated software design and delivery expertise. He focuses on integrating machine learning, mobile apps, performance, and cloud services. He has the ability to identify and drive strategic programs from inception to launch and thrives in collaborative, team-oriented, and ambiguous environments. Wouter has excellent interpersonal skills and is a passionate, creative, and dedicated professional.

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Christopher Smith

Freelance CTO
United StatesToptal Member Since January 1, 2020

Chris is a visionary tech leader with 10+ years in software development at Meta and Amazon, skilled in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js, and Python. He's an expert in bridging technical and business realms, leading major projects and holding patents that boost company IP. Renowned for excellent communication, he builds strong relationships and innovates strategically, focusing on impactful user experiences and business growth.

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I am more than pleased with our experience with Toptal. The professional I got to work with was on the phone with me within a couple of hours. I knew after discussing my project with him that he was the candidate I wanted. I hired him immediately and he wasted no time in getting to my project, even going the extra mile by adding some great design elements that enhanced our overall look.

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Toptal understood our project needs immediately. We were matched with an exceptional freelancer from Argentina who, from Day 1, immersed himself in our industry, blended seamlessly with our team, understood our vision, and produced top-notch results. Toptal makes connecting with superior developers and programmers very easy.

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As a small company with limited resources we can't afford to make expensive mistakes. Toptal provided us with an experienced programmer who was able to hit the ground running and begin contributing immediately. It has been a great experience and one we'd repeat again in a heartbeat.

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