Sourcegraph team

This page contains brief bios of our team. Teammates may also have a personal documentation page in this directory that is named according to their Sourcegraph email address (e.g. [email protected] -> you.md).

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Quinn Slack

  • CEO, Co-founder, Board of Directors
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], slack.org, @sqs, LinkedIn, he
  • Quinn lives just north of the Golden Gate Bridge with his wife and daughter. Prior to Sourcegraph, Quinn co-founded Blend Labs, an enterprise technology company with ~500 employees dedicated to improving home lending. At Palantir Technologies, he created a technology platform to help two of the top five U.S. banks recover from the housing crisis. He was the first employee and developer at Bleacher Report after graduating from high school. Quinn graduated with a BS in Computer Science from Stanford.

Beyang Liu

  • CTO, Co-founder, Board of Directors
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @beyang, LinkedIn
  • Beyang Liu is CTO and co-founder of Sourcegraph. Prior to Sourcegraph, Beyang was a software engineer at Palantir Technologies, where he developed new data analysis software on a small, customer-facing team working with Fortune 500 companies. Beyang studied Computer Science at Stanford, where he published research in probabilistic graphical models and computer vision at the Stanford AI Lab and thoroughly enjoyed his compilers course.

Christina Forney (she/her)

  • Product Manager
  • Redwood City, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @christina4nee, LinkedIn, GitHub
  • Christina loves riding and spending time with her two horses, Comet and Bentley. Prior to Sourcegraph, Christina was the head of product development and the lead of a small dev team at Platinum Performance. At Palantir Technologies, she led the Internal Tools team that was responsible for the code hosts, build systems, and artifact management systems at Palantir. Christina attended Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo where she earned a BS in Animal Science and a MS in Computer Science.

Stephen Gutekanst

  • Distribution / Software Engineer
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @slimsag, LinkedIn
  • Stephen enjoys spending time with his numerous kittos in his Phoenix home while solving some of the most critical and technically challenging issues he can get his hands on. Rapid iteration, working directly with some of our biggest customers, and relentlessly advocating for users to find solutions is what he thrives on. Prior to Sourcegraph, he worked 3 years full-time on an open source game engine in Go.

Ryan Slade (he/him)

  • Software Engineer
  • Cape Town, South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected], @frefity, LinkedIn
  • Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking and playing squash. Prior to Sourcegraph he helped develop a real time bidding system for online advertisers at Avocet and worked for a taxi hailing company in London, Hailo. He studied Computer Science at the University of Cape Town and has lived in the South Africa, the UK, Singapore and the US.

Rijnard van Tonder

  • Software Engineer
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @rvtond, LinkedIn, pronounce my name ๐Ÿ”Š
  • Rijnard just wants to stop the proliferation of bad code. Seriously, it’s out of control. His favorite color is OCaml, and he collects stamps and flashlights. He currently lives a pretty untethered life while working for Sourcegraph. Incidentally, this aligns well with his goal of building future thinking dev tools that improve the state of software. Rijnard holds a PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University, where his research focused on automated bug finding and bug fixing.

Eric Fritz (he/him)

  • Software Engineer
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @efritz, LinkedIn
  • Eric received a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where he published research on compiler construction and taught courses in compilers and software engineering. Prior to Sourcegraph, Eric built infrastructure for UCaaS products. While not programming, Eric enjoys cooking while muttering Gordon Ramsay deep cuts to himself.

Eric Brody-Moore

  • Growth & Business Operations
  • San Francisco, CA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, ebrodymoore
  • Eric splits his weekends eating his way through the Bay Area and getting out of town to explore the west coast nature, snowboard or golf. Prior to Sourcegraph, Eric was the first hire at Drift Marketplace, where he built the finance and analytics functions, and Deloitte Consultingโ€™s strategy and operations practice. Eric graduated with a BS in Finance from the University of Washington.

Keegan Carruthers-Smith

  • Software Engineer
  • Cape Town, South Africa ๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected], keegancsmith, @keegan_csmith
  • Keegan likes living in places with lots of sun and fibre internet. Prior to Sourcegraph, Keegan worked on the developer tools team at Facebook and spent too much time studying Mathematics and Computer Science. When not doing his day job, Keegan is usually out and about with his wife and son. He can also be found in a skatepark, on a squash court or on a mountain.

Uwe Hoffmann

  • Software Engineer
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], uwedeportivo
  • Uwe has finally given up on his dream of playing in the NBA and has decided that writing software is not that bad after all.

Joe Chen

  • Software Engineer
  • Boston, MA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @unknwon, LinkedIn
  • Joe lives in his little dark room. Prior to Sourcegraph, Joe created the Gogs project, a painless self-hosted Git service. Joe graduated with a MS in Software Development from Boston University.

Vanesa Ortiz (she/her)

  • Content Engineer
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], vanesa, @vanesacodes, LinkedIn
  • Vanesa loves to travel (45 countries so far), spend time with her daughter and husband, sing and make jewelry. She grew up in the jungle and is really good at catching lizards. Prior to Sourcegraph, she lived in Germany and built dev tools for the infrastructure team at Lovoo. She used to be a human rights researcher for the London School of Economics and Political Science before transtitioning to software engineering. Her weakness is sushi.

Noemi Mercado (she/her)

  • People Ops
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, pronounce my name ๐Ÿ”Š
  • Noemi is a Bay Area native that spends her free time caring for her cacti collection and volunteering with the local chapter of Border Angels. Before Sourcegraph, she helped run hiring and onboarding at the homecare startup, Honor. Prior to that, she worked in HR at a non-profit supporting children in foster care. She also has a pup named Valencia.

Nick Snyder (he/him)

  • VP Engineering
  • Belmont, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], GitHub, Twitter, LinkedIn, manager docs, pronounce my name ๐Ÿ”Š
  • Nick started writing code in CS 101 at Vanderbilt and loved it so much that he graduated 4 years later with a B.S and M.S. in Computer Science. Since then, Nick has spent most of his career as a software engineer working with a variety of technologies at companies large and small, and now enjoys building teams. Nick has a wife, a daughter, and a son, and likes to sail on the San Francisco Bay as often as his calendar permits.

Thorsten Ball (he/him)

  • Software Engineer
  • Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • [email protected], @thorstenball, LinkedIn, thorstenball.com
  • Thorsten started his career as a software engineer after dropping out of college where he studied philosophy. Since then he’s mainly worked for startups (flinc, ioki) in the mobility space before starting at Sourcegraph. In his spare time, he’s also a writer and wrote and self-published two books about his favorite pet topics: interpreters & compilers. He lives together with his wife and daughter in a small-ish city in Germany. He met his wife, who happened to hail from the same small town in Germany, in Australia while he was working at a shipyard.

Loรฏc Guychard

  • Software engineer, manager
  • Brest, Brittany, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
  • [email protected], lguychard, LinkedIn
  • Loรฏc loves oceanside living and long bike rides. He started his career as a linguist, before transitioning to software engineering while working at Dashlane.

Aileen Agricola

  • Senior Digital Marketing Manager
  • San Carlos, CA and Bainbridge Island, WA USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn
  • Aileen is a techie at heart with a foundation in IT and databases. Her first startup experience was at Patrol Software where she got the startup buzz to try out multiple roles in customer support, product management, business development and sales. Most recently, she built the website for Neo4j and learned that everything is connected. In her spare time she keeps active by hiking, running or biking. She also loves to travel and binges the best in streaming tv.

Adam Frankl (he/him)

  • Head of Marketing
  • Hillsborough, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn
  • Adam has spent most of his career marketing technology to developers. He has co-founded or led marketing at 16 VC-backed startups, raning from developer tools to game technology to developer tools. He is a US Army veteran, and has been practising yoga for over 20 years.

Dan Adler (he/him)

  • VP Business
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @DanielNealAdler, LinkedIn, GitHub
  • In his role at Sourcegraph, Dan finally found the perfect mix of IDEs and spreadsheets. After receiving a C.S. degree from Rice U., Dan spent a decade in the business world: consulting, investing, and before Sourcegraph, getting an MBA at Stanford. Dan lives with his girlfriend and dog in San Francisco.

Tomรกs Senart

  • Engineering Manager
  • Lisbon, Portugal ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น / Berlin, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • [email protected], tsenart, @tsenart, LinkedIn
  • Tomรกs started fiddling with computers because he was fascinated with how hackers were depicted in Hollywood movies. He has since moved on to not only build distributed systems but also distributed teams. Before Sourcegraph he’s been at companies like Apple, Mesosphere, Thomson Reuters and Soundcloud. In his free time he likes to spend time with his partner, play Chess and Rocket League, eat great food, hit the gym and read books.

Julia Gilinets (she/her)

  • VP Enterprise Sales
  • Nashville, Tennessee, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @JuliaSourceress, LinkedIn, GitHub
  • Julia started out as a Software Engineer supporting the developer community at Palm, which to the generations of today might be thought of as mobile before mobile. She realized she loved forging business partnerships just as much as coding, and after over a decade of leading various customer facing teams has finally landed in the best of all worlds at Sourcegraph. She’s passionate about technical innovation, efficiency, the human connection, and sleep.

Adam Herzog (he/him)

  • Product Marketing Manager
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @ah3rz, LinkedIn
  • Adam is an experienced developer marketer, now focusing on product marketing at Sourcegraph. He’s previously led developer relations, digital demand generation, and other marketing functions at companies like Docker, Humio, and Neo4j. Adam advocates for inclusivity ๐ŸŒˆ within the entire tech industry (and the world!) and probably uses the word “awesome” too much. He is passionate about good food, Hatha yoga, and jean jackets in no particular order.

Geoffrey Gilmore

  • Software Engineer
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], ggilmore
  • Geoffrey is an MIT graduate who enjoys kicking people in his spare time.

Farhan Attamimi

  • Software Engineer
  • Singapore ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ
  • [email protected], attfarhan
  • Farhan writes code to pass the time while impatiently waiting for Manchester United to return to glory.

Erik Seliger

  • Software Engineer
  • Bremen, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • [email protected], eseliger, LinkedIn
  • Erik has a background in Systems Engineering and decided that software is the most interesting field of engineering, which he never quit since first touching Turbo Pascal at age 11.

Kai Passo (he/him)

  • Account Executive
  • Atlanta, GA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], kpsource
  • Kai enjoys time with his family, sailing, and vacationing in Maine (for lobster, sea glass, and amazing sunsets). In terms of work, he focuses on helping customers solve business problems and providing an exceptional customer experience.

Rob Rhyne

  • Senior Product Designer
  • Oceanside, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], @robrhyne, LinkedIn
  • Rob is a designer, developer, and accidental salesman with a penchant for solving business problems with usable design and code. When not making products, he is raising two boys with his wife, working on his boat, or fishing offshore for anything that makes good poke.

Felix Becker

  • Software Engineer
  • Bremen, Germany ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • [email protected], GitHub, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Felix discovered batch files on Windows 98 in elementary school and one thing led to another. He has the most fun in all things web technology and open source, especially TypeScript. But when that gets boring, he likes to play field hockey and sail the north & baltic seas.

Garo Brik (they/them)

  • Software Engineer
  • T’karonto, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected], gbrik
  • Garo cooks, climbs, dances, reads, and games with their family, and wrestles with compilers in the darkest recesses of their imagination. They work on the code intel team when they can get the many cats in their life off their keyboard. They are slowly trying to convince everyone in their life to move with them somewhere with more mountains & ocean and less snow.

Quin Keough

  • SDR
  • Phoenix AZ, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], quinwith1n
  • Quin has always loved traveling and seeing the world. He lives in Phoenix with his wife and 2 french bulldogs. Quin also enjoys most sports, especially ping pong, reading, and playing his guitar. Although his French bulldogs do not enjoy it when he attempts to play the guitar.

Asdine El Hrychy

  • First name is pronounced as-deen, last name el-ree-tchee
  • Software Engineer
  • Ajaccio, France ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท/ Dubai, UAE ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • [email protected], asdine
  • Asdine loves experimenting and building bizarre software while enjoying an entire pot of coffee. Before Sourcegraph, he was writing tools and frameworks for his colleagues at Heetch. He also hates dogs, especially the small ones, essentially because they hate him.

Dave Try

  • Software Engineer
  • Ibague, Colombia ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด/ Sydney, Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
  • [email protected], GitHub
  • Dave likes riding his bike up hill, drinking coffee and travelling. After graduating University and getting his start as a Unix system administrator, he still has a soft spot for Solaris and enjoys solving problems on large scale infrastructure.

Dax McDonald (he/him)

  • Software Engineer
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], Github, Twitter
  • Dax enjoys playing ultimate frisbee ๐Ÿฅ, running ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ and running K8s on his Raspberry Pi. Before Sourcegraph, he worked on making Kubernetes easier to use with Rio and K3s. He is an avid enthusiast of open-source and open-hardware. He has contributed to several open source projects such as Kubernetes, Linkerd & MetalLB

Simon Korzunov

  • Software Engineer
  • Lynnwood, WA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], Github, Twitter
  • Simon is interested in programming languages (especially functional ones), type systems, new technologies(WebAssembly) and performance. His top 3 favorite programming languages: Rust, Elm, TypeScript. Outside of work he enjoys exploring gorgeus Pacific Northwest outdoors with his wife and daughter. Interesting fact: he used to be a semiprofessional gamer (Magic: the Gathering) and a game developer at the same time.

Robert Lin

  • Software Engineer Intern
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected], GitHub, LinkedIn
  • If it involves moving without too much thinking, Robert enjoys it: running, climbing, swimming, and more. He is in his final year studying mathematics at the University of British Columbia, but on the side he loves dabbling in building tooling, web interfaces, and writing.

Marek Zaluski

  • Software Engineer
  • Ottawa, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected], GitHub, Twitter
  • Marek is a JavaScript and TypeScript developer with an interest in developer tools and tech education. He occasionally teaches programming courses and contributes to coding bootcamps, and he previously ran a software consulting agency. He lives in Canada’s capital with his wife and his jack russell terrier ๐Ÿ•.

Adam Harvey (he/him)

  • Software Engineer
  • Vancouver, Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected], @LGnome, GitHub
  • Adam plays cricket, yells at hockey teams, and spends an inordinate amount of time convincing his golden retriever to drop things. He started his technology journey with an IBM XT in the 80s, and never looked back once he discovered the GW-BASIC RENUM command. Technologically, Adam enjoys programming language design, convincing runtimes to work on hardware they weren’t designed to, and deluding himself that abusing CSS animations is exactly what his film degree qualified him to do.

Nicholas Kunszt (he/him)

  • Enterprise Account Executive
  • Orange County, CA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], GitHub
  • Nick enjoys playing music, soaking in the California sun, and spending QT with friends and family. Before joining Sourcegraph, Nick spent the last 7 years at Google formalizing digital marketing and analytics solutions to companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500’s. He is passionate about forming long term relationships, solving business challenges by providing exceptional customer experience, and delivering data-driven results.

Mark Muldez (he/him)

  • Sales Development Representative
  • Tampa, FL ๐ŸŒด ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn
  • Mark has been working in sales for the past 8 years and he’s held various roles such as SDR, AE, and Team Lead. Prior to Sourcegraph, Mark was the lead technical SDR for the west region at Imply.io, where he successfully built a strong and sustainable pipeline for the company. In his spare time, Mark loves to spend time with his wife, his 2-year-old little guy, and their mini Australian shepherd dog. He’s a big Golden State Warriors fan, plays guitar, works out to earn the right to eat plates of sushi, and goes to the beach to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes. He also thinks spicy mayo is life. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿฝ

Pooja Jain (she/her)

  • Product Manager
  • San Francisco, CA, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter
  • Pooja enjoys going to (cold) beaches in San Francisco and thinking about productivity hacks in her free time. Prior to Sourcegraph, Pooja worked at a design agency to deliver software-enabled design services at several top startups. Before that, she spent 5 years at Facebook building core product features for 500M+ users on FB Groups and FB Events, launching a new Movie ticket purchase product and developing an onboarding process for online learning in classrooms. Pooja graduated with a BS and MS in Computer science from UIUC with a specialization in user interface design and machine learning.

Laureen Hudson (she/her)

  • Developer Communications
  • Annapolis, Maryland, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, GitHub
  • Laureen is a technical and developmental editor; also a storyteller, writer, publisher, enthusiastic geek enabler, autodidact, activist, and instigator. She lives aboard a 47’ catamaran with her family, and if sheโ€™s not online, itโ€™s probably because sheโ€™s crossing an ocean.

Christine Lovett (she/her)

  • Customer Engineer
  • New York, NY, USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, GitHub
  • Christine is a biking, music and general fun enthusiast who likes to balance her travels exploring nature and city. Before Sourcegraph, Christine spent a few years in sales, then software development- ultimately merging her skillset in customer engingeering roles at Docker and Google. She has a strong appreciation for modern development tools and reducing friction in IT.

Gonzalo Peci (he/him)

  • Engineering Manager
  • Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, GitHub, pronounce my name ๐Ÿ”Š
  • Gonzalo is originally from Argentina but has been moving around the world since 2012. He enjoys playing video games, traveling and reading. Recently he started playing the bass ๐ŸŽธ and has a Metal/Punk garage band. He has an infrastructure background and has gone down the tech rabbit hole and learned programming languages ๐Ÿค“.

Chayim Kirshen (he/him)

  • Kh-ay-eem (or Hayeem)
  • Security Engineer
  • Toronto, ON, Canada, ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • [email protected]
  • Chayim loves to rollerblade, cycle, listen to and play music; he’s always exploring a new idea, and entranced by a peace of music. He spent years shipping 3D software, building cloud things, securing networks, and growing all the vegetables he could in the smallest part of his garden possible. When he’s not online he’s playing with his kids, reading pulpy science fiction, or delving into behavioural economics. Plus za’atar - he covers everything he can in za’atar.

Alicja Suska (she/her)

  • /aหˆlสฒitอกs.ja/
  • Product Designer
  • Poznaล„, Poland ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • [email protected], LinkedIn, GitHub
  • Alicja is a designer who loves painting furniture and creating isometric illustrations. She lives in Poznaล„ with her Samoyed dog, Edward. Prior to Sourcegraph, Alicja was working at Toggl, the company that provides time tracking and work management tools. She comes from the artistic background - she earned a BA in Interior Design and a MS in Graphics.