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Bent D. Olsen

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since June 6, 2016
Bent is an architect, manager, and developer with 20+ years of experience primarily with Java and JavaScript. He has specialized knowledge in video streaming, and likes hands-on development and managing development teams and architecture. Bent also has ample experience being a customer-facing developer. Click to continue

Dathan Guiley

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since July 15, 2013
Dathan is a forward-thinking freelance software architect, developer, and leader with roots in effective software development. He has twenty years in the field and experience with in-house development and management work at top internet companies including Amazon, Netflix, Yahoo!, and Overstock. He has focused for the last three years on consulting, development, and management for startups and challenging projects. Click to continue

Lee Edward Bailey

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since December 27, 2015
Lee is a full-stack DevOps architect who loves solving problems once-and-for-all. He enjoys writing tests, automating large-scale deployments, creating new libraries and frameworks, and walks on the beach. He's a natural leader and mentor. Lee is also great at building teams. Click to continue

Dan Wilt

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since August 17, 2016
Dan has been writing code for 16 years now—over half his life—and it's been one of the main constants in his life that he could count on to bring him lots of fulfillment. He really enjoys learning new ways of doing things and being able to implement them in his projects. His ambition for learning has kept him at the forefront of the industry and thus has been the biggest factor for the success of his career. Click to continue

Phil Greenberg

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since March 29, 2017
Phil is an experienced software architect and lead engineer with a combination of real-world experience from Fortune 500 companies to infant-stage startups. In addition, he was mentored first-hand in software architecture and development by one of the co-inventors of UNIX. Click to continue

Josh Smith

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since October 5, 2012
Josh is a freelance full stack developer, from graphic design on down to systems administration. He has founded two companies and led product development and engineering work at two others. He loves data-driven design, continuous deployment, and customer development. He fully believes in applying the scientific method to everything he does. Click to continue

Yaron Guez

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since December 17, 2013
Yaron is a software architect, web developer, and entrepreneur based out of San Diego, CA with a decade of advanced programming experience and an ability to craft elegant solutions to complex problems. An active participant in the San Diego tech community and a co-organizer of the Advanced WordPress Meetup. Click to continue

Brian Coords

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since October 27, 2016
Brian loves solving problems with WordPress. In his previous career, he was a high school and college English teacher, which is where his love for relationships, personal growth, and strong communication skill originated. His professional passions include non-profits and educational organizations. Click to continue

Dariel Marlow

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since August 9, 2014
Dariel is a former Microsoft employee and successful startup entrepreneur. He has worked in a variety of capacities throughout his career. As a network admin, software developer, QA developer and architect in both enterprise and startup environments, he has the skills to help any team succeed. Click to continue

Matthew Beller

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since August 12, 2014
A computer scientist with a background in finance, Matt has developed software for tech and finance firms on many different platforms. He learns new technologies quickly and delivers quality code on time and on spec. Matt has strong communication skills and knows how to thrive both in small, agile teams as well as in large, compartmentalized corporations. Click to continue
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“We needed a programmer to help push a project over the finish line, and I figured -- best case -- Toptal would find someone who would come in and complete a few tickets. Instead, Sergio blended right in with the team and made significant progress after mere days of ramp-up. He even offered to take his laptop with him on vacation in case we had a customer issue with his code! He surpassed my expectations, and then some.”
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CTO @ Healthsense
“When you're growing quickly and your internal resources are strapped, you need to find a way to move forward regardless. We couldn't have done it without Toptal. From content creation to programming and design, we were able to leverage the expertise of Toptal's network to move even faster that we could have otherwise. They prioritized finding us the right person, not just a person. Every single one they introduced us to was not only qualified and professional, but also eager to help us.”
Josh Leskar
Manager @ Udemy
“We're a small firm with big dreams. After trying 4 or 5 local or outsourced developers, we were out of options. I'd heard of Toptal, but was worried that my company wasn't big enough for them. After calling them up, I found out that I didn't need to meet any minimum budget and was immediately put in touch with a developer to talk through my problems and goals. A day later, he got back to me with a list of possible solutions. After 9 months and 5 developers, Toptal got me my solution in a single week at a price I could afford.”
Kevin Ramirez
Co-Founder @ SixtyVocab.com
“Our experience with Toptal was very good. We had an open ended development project when we got started and the programmer from Toptal was very helpful, working with us on everything from the top level outline all the way down to development and delivery of functioning code." ”
Michael Milton
VP of Engineering @ SLANTRANGE
“The Toptal process was very organized, personable, and professional. They get to know you and your project idea, and then quickly provide you with several of the world's best developers, who will work hard to achieve your vision. I found a great developer in only a few days and was able to turn my idea into a functional product.”
Ben Woratyla
CEO @ Book Swap
“In our 2 years of operations this is by far the most enjoyable and productive working relationship we have had with a developer. I plan on continuing to recommend Toptal's services to other entrepreneurs I run into.”
David Sawyer
CEO @ TSOLife
“The task of finding and hiring the right developers and programmers can be daunting, especially for startups. After sifting through countless unfit freelancers, we came across Toptal. They were able to fill our open position in no time, and I'd highly recommend the service!”
Josef Holm
CEO @ Tubestart
“John has been so great to work with! He has met all our requirements, done a speedy job with excellence, and has completed everything we’ve asked him to. Working with him has been a great experience.”
Jenny Lord
Communications Project Manager @ Lake Pointe Church
“Toptal has provided us developers for a wide range of projects. They are quick to provide candidates, and always very quick in communication. We have been happy with the quality of work from the developers as well as the Toptal representatives. Highly recommend!”
Gena Romano
Vice President of Digital @ VOX Global
“We have been incredibly happy with our Toptal experience. Initially a skeptic, the process to find and recruit a fabulous iOS developer was very easy. Rather than sifting through hundreds of CVs, we saw two and hired them. They have worked effectively, getting up to speed incredibly quickly and have almost become part of the team. We would definitely use Toptal again. ”
James O'Day
Co-Founder @ Pearlshare
“Working with Enrique has been a pleasure and a relief. His knowledge in the IT space is broad and in-depth. Zoomedia has been in need of this level of support for some time and I feel confident we are an exponentially stronger team with Enrique on board.”
Justin Bane
Senior Technical Lead @ Zoomedia
“Finding a good developer who specialised in the technologies we use seemed like an impossible task... until we used Toptal. We had several trial periods and have just accepted our first developer to join the team! The whole process went seamlessly and without any surprises or hidden costs. We are very happy and will continue to work together!”
Artem Tolmachev
CEO @ eKids.nl
“Toptal has helped my business tremendously by finding, vetting, and recruiting the talent I need, at the right time. I’d definitely recommend it to others.”
Xavier Xicay
CEO & Creative Director @ Tuatara Corp
“We've been incredibly pleased with our experience working with Toptal thus far. Their team worked quickly and efficiently to isolate the needs of our project, and they paired us with an appropriate developer within a couple days who we quickly contracted after a great interview. The work performed on our project was top-notch, and we can’t wait to make use of Toptal’s resources again.”
Ryan Staake
Owner @ Pomp&Clout
“With Toptal, we are able to find talented developers in a matter of weeks instead of months. The quality of talent they supply is extremely high as the developers are able to immediately onboard and ramp incredibly fast.”
Zac Carman
CEO @ ConsumerAffairs
“Dave as a developer was absolutely fantastic! The guidance that he provided us will allow us to make tremendous improvements to the next version of our application.”
Baroni Parson
IT Manager @ City Real Estate Advisors, Inc.

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