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Ted Cohn, United States

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since February 1, 2014
Ted is a senior architect, technologist, freelance developer, and entrepreneur with broad and deep experience developing award-winning products. He excels at working with small teams, as a team leader or alone. He is a high impact programmer with great communication skills, who pays great attention to detail. Click to continue

Anne Adams, United Kingdom

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since July 30, 2015
Anne is a UK-based .NET developer with 10 years of experience. She worked for Merrill Lynch in London as a developer for 8 years building trading applications and solidifying her software fundamentals. Anne then used these fundamentals to build her own start-up, for which she has been working the last 2 years. Click to continue

Zoran Melis, Croatia

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since November 12, 2014
Zoran is a software engineer with over ten years of professional experience with a wide range of technologies. He has worked with C/C++, Python, Go, JavaScript, Java, and more. Currently focusing on full-stack, scalable applications development, he has been a part of teams of all sizes in environments ranging from small private companies to Google. Click to continue

Carlos Garbiatti, New Zealand

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since March 17, 2014
Carlos is a born entrepreneur and talented developer who is passionate about technology and business. He loves to program not only to create code, but to create value. He is a highly experienced developer and leader, and also enjoys teaching and learning with those around him. Click to continue

Luís Filipe Teófilo, Portugal

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since October 19, 2014
With experience both as a scientist and an industrial software developer, Luís has the capacity to address real-world problems with creativity and effectiveness. His background in R&D also gives him an edge in the implementation of efficient and clean solutions to solve problems with unusual requirements. Click to continue

Alexander V. Makeev, Russian Federation

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since December 22, 2014
Alexander is a highly effective Web service developer with strong experience building full stack projects from scratch. He rapidly integrates reliable and effective Web technologies resulting in flexible and lightweight software architecture design. His strong theoretical and practical background in IT, business consulting, and project management makes him extremely suitable for projects of any size. Click to continue

Mark Catley, New Zealand

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since July 15, 2014
Mark is a great engineer who prides himself on his ability to come up with simple solutions where others see only complexity. He is a great listener, and tries to see past the problem described to the underlying issue. He has a proven track record delivering safe and reliable critical web systems. Click to continue

Jiri Pik, Switzerland

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since October 24, 2014
Jiri is a highly-motivated, innovative, and results-driven architect (Certified Scrum Professional, PMP, Microsoft Certified Professional) and strategist (FRM, CAIA) with over ten years of experience delivering high-profile solutions in the financial, energy, and healthcare industries. His specialties are quantitative development, analytics, business intelligence, data mining, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Click to continue

Lukas Labryszewski, Thailand

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since May 8, 2014
Lukas is an experienced PHP software engineer with proven ability to develop efficient, scalable, and fault-tolerant server solutions for complex problems. He has been programming for the internet since 1998 and has vast experience working individually, as part of a team, and as a development lead. Click to continue

Pavel Shapkin, Russian Federation

Freelance Software Developer at Toptal since July 27, 2014
Pavel is an experienced professional with a PhD in Computer Science. He has a range of professional and research interests, including Scala, Java, .Net (C#), type theory, conceptual modeling, Semantic Web, and more. He's currently working on a cloud data and process integration platform (tylip.com). Click to continue
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Co-Founder @ ProHatch
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Founder & Owner @ FairTech Labs, LLC
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Co-Founder @ SixtyVocab.com
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Co-founder and CTO @ KeepSafe
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Co-Founder @ Concerted Solutions
“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.”
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Senior Technical Lead @ Zoomedia
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CEO @ GoChime
“Dario was recently assigned to our company in order to help with PHP and JW Video player refinements. He listens extremely well and offers common sense suggestions that save both time and money. He speeds up the process by asking great questions, and he just delivered our first project on time. His redesigned player offers a very pleasing appearance and delivers functions that are both elegant and intuitive.”
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President @ College TV Ticket
“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!”
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CEO @ eKids.nl
“After some mixed experiences with other freelancing sites, I decided to give Toptal a try. I'm three weeks in, and so far my experience has been top-notch. The trial period was a great way to get familiar with my developer and grow confident in his abilities. Since then, Robert has continued to meet and exceed my expectations with quality work, strong communication, and a great attitude.”
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