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Teng Siong Ong

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since August 13, 2013
Teng Siong is a freelance developer and entrepreneur who has helped build applications with millions of users. He started a company after his freshman year, which was later acquired. He has extensive experience working with early stage startups and helping them to build quick prototypes for market validation. Click to continue

Sebastian Canseco

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since January 21, 2014
Sebastian aims to develop his skills, take advantage of great opportunities, and deliver outstanding value to the company, users, and customers that he works for. He has extensive experience with Salesforce.com. Click to continue

Gordon Murray Dent

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since April 19, 2015
Gordon is a highly motivated, adaptable, and personable software engineer with team leading and management experience. A polyglot by trade, he has worked professionally with a number of languages and frameworks, specializing in JavaScript related technologies. Gordon is always eager to embrace new challenges and brings a tried-and-true work ethic to every assignment. Click to continue

Patrick DeSantis

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since February 20, 2016
Patrick is a professional iOS developer who is passionate about quality code, UX design, and leadership. He had worked on both enterprise and consumer apps with millions of downloads. He has been a solo developer, team member, and team leader. Click to continue

Wylliam Judd

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since September 16, 2016
Wylliam is a full-stack web developer. He loves understanding how things work, solving puzzles, and creating beautiful things. He knows object-oriented programming, agile test-drive development, data structures, and algorithms. The languages in his tool-belt so far are: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, and JavaScript. Click to continue

Natalia Perelman

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since September 23, 2015
Natalia is a Front-end Developer with over 8 years of experience working with e-commerce sites. She specializes in HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, and has a master's degree in Information Management from UC Berkeley. Natalia is a quick learner and constantly looking to take on new challenges. Click to continue

Michael Herold

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since February 2, 2016
Mike is a talented software engineer with an expertise in web applications. He is fluent in Javascript, Ruby, and Python, and takes pride in writing clean, maintainable code. Mike is based in San Francisco with 4 years of experience in the start-up scene. Mike has focused on both client and server architecture. His strengths include relational and non-relational databases, and REST APIs. Click to continue

Malcolm Mcfarland

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since May 5, 2015
Malcolm graduated from UC Berkeley with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has been writing in Python and JavaScript professionally for 10 years, and has completed projects ranging from simple web applications to distributed computational cluster management software. Malcolm strongly believes in writing code that is simple enough to be tested while being complex enough to accomplish difficult tasks. Click to continue

Matt Brictson

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since July 20, 2015
Matt has worked as a consultant for many clients over the past 10+ years. In that time, he has designed UIs, managed scope and deliverables for large IT projects, mentored small teams with agile practices, advised bootstrapped startups, and built a number of successful Ruby on Rails applications. Click to continue

Edgar Lee

Freelance software Developer at Toptal since October 14, 2015
Edgar has over three years of experience developing full-stack web applications with Ruby on Rails APIs and Ember.js as a front-end client. He has worked on teams of all sizes, both on-site and remotely, and has excellent communication and presentation skills. Click to continue
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Director, Product Management @ Rand McNally
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CEO @ Bollyshake
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CTO @ FundedByMe.com
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Vice President of Digital @ VOX Global
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Creative Director @ Mookieyams
“Toptal developers deliver. Hiring my first developer on Toptal was such a pleasant experience that I quickly turned around and hired another. Every developer I've hired on Toptal has been professional, skilled, and self-managing—a pleasant departure from the typical freelancer marketplace.”
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Owner @ RiessGroup
“Toptal was the best thing to happen to my web app. Initially, I hired a team of freelancers from India through another freelancing website—which was a nightmare. In fact, it was so bad that I had to start again from scratch, which is when I found Toptal. The experiences were like night and day. It was so refreshing to get partnered up with a quality developer that I could trust due to Toptal's extensive screening process. I will only use Toptal from now on and highly recommend you do the same.”
Chris Holtzhauer
CEO @ HootRecruit
“My business relationship with Toptal has been nothing short of terrific. From reviewing my project with their team to choosing a highly-talented developer, and all the way through releasing our application, it has been an incredibly smooth and successful experience.”
Gary Craig
Senior Analyst @ NetApp
“We have been with Toptal for over two years and have hired through them multiple times. They've never failed to deliver with world-class talent and customer service and have been our first choice when scaling our team.”
Stuart Reavley
Product Lead @ ClassDojo
“We struggled for weeks to find a developer or architect with expertise in a niche API, but to no avail. When we linked up with Toptal, they connected us with the very expert we needed, and a week later we were hard at work making progress! The whole process was very smooth and we ended up with a new feature we couldn't have done without Toptal.”
Thomas Honeyman
COO @ FindMySong
“My experience with Toptal has exceeded expectations. I needed to quickly find a front-end developer, and the first person they recommended was a perfect fit. A month later, I needed an iOS developer and they delivered again. I'm incredibly impressed with the quality of the people in Toptal's network and how quickly I was able to find a match for my needs.”
Bruno De Martino
Head of Product @ Token
“Ignacio is one of the most diligent software developers that we have ever worked with—we feel like he's part of the family. He has always been flexible enough to work on our team's schedule and never misses deadlines. Toptal gets you the talent you need, on your timeline, keeping the process very low friction.”
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