Our Mission

Our mission is to make cloud computing accessible to everyone.

We build products for developers and designers. And those who aspire to become one.

Easy

To be truly easy, cloud computing should be as easy as a tap or command.

Universal

To connect everyone, applications have to be fast from every geographical point.

Accessible

To be accessible, great care has to go into the user experience and design.

Our Team

Guillermo Rauch
Guillermo Rauch

Before starting ZEIT in November 2015, Guillermo was the CTO and co-founder of LearnBoost and Cloudup, acquired by Automattic in 2013. He's the creator of several popular Node.js open source libraries like socket.io, mongoose and slackin. Prior to Node.js, he was a core developer of the MooTools frontend toolkit.

Naoyuki Kanezawa
Naoyuki Kanezawa

A software engineer who has been working with JavaScript for many years. He loves writing software that focuses on the user experience. He's behind the Java / Android clients of engine.io and socket.io, of which he's a core committer. He loves OSS communities and collaborating with others online.

Evil Rabbit
Evil Rabbit

As ZEIT's Head of Design, he's responsible for ensuring the maximum visual appeal of our brand and products. Previously, he worked for well known companies such as VIACOM (MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1 and Paramount Pictures), Auth0 and Aerolab. In addition, he was involved in the design of Passport.js, Tipbox and JWT.

Leo Lamprecht
Leo Lamprecht

Before and after founding his first web hosting startup (named FrewHost) at the age of 13, he spent most of his youth carefully crafting front-, backend and UI design projects for various teams around the globe (+ more). Nowadays, he's leading the visible part of ZEIT as the SVP, Product.

Igor Klopov
Igor Klopov

A software engineer who began creating CAD/PDM automation and CNC manufacturing software for a decade, then switched to Node.js and web technologies. Creator and maintainer of PKG.

Nathan Rajlich
Nathan Rajlich

A Node.js core committer for over four years and practitioner of JavaScript for over a decade. Creator of node-gyp for compiling Node.js native C++ addons among various other open source projects. In his free time, he likes to tinker with Raspberry Pis, drones, and beer (+ personal blog, running on `now` of course).

Arunoda Susiripala
Arunoda Susiripala

A software engineer who has been creating libraries and devtools for JavaScript since 2007. He was a prominent community member of Meteor and founded the Kadira APM. He later created the React Storybook and a few React specific packages. He started contributing to Next.js and is now currently helping to maintain Next.js and related projects.

Matheus Fernandes
Matheus Fernandes

Before writing Kap with friends he met online while developing Hyper, he spent 3 and a half years in college planning how he would leave to follow his dream of working with open-source software. Now, he's a Principal Engineer at ZEIT, helping lead their fast-growing team and global infrastructure at scale.

Javi Velasco
Javi Velasco

A passionate software engineer who loves to make code look like poetry. He is the author of React Toolbox, one of the most popular React UI Kits that is used by companies such as Netflix, and other React OSS projects like React Tunnels or React CSS Themr. Last but not least, he is deeply devoted to his dog Kora.

Tim Neutkens
Tim Neutkens

The lead maintainer of Next.js. Has a passion for creating scalable applications and improving developer experience. Previously, a familiar face on zeit.chat even before joining ZEIT, co-authoring and maintaining Next.js, Micro, and MDX. He has a background in e-commerce and CMS solutions using PHP.

Timothy Lorimer
Timothy Lorimer

Developing and designing from childhood, Timothy started trying to create fan sites for video games he liked. Quickly evolving to creating a hosting company with friends. With front-end jobs in-between, his breakout into open source came by cocreating Kap which led him towards helping maintain Hyper and now works on content for ZEIT.

Shu Ding
Shu Ding

Started programming in high school and has since spent 4 years on algorithm competitions. He worked as a graphic designer and web developer in Shanghai and got his BSc degree in C.S. from Fudan University. He created inns.studio and many other projects. Now at ZEIT, he helps design products that are loved by people all around the world.

Max Rovensky
Max Rovensky

Coming from a visual effects background, he was always excited about creating new things. Passionate about simplifying workflows and improving user experiences across the board. React user since the early days. Has expertise with "using the platform" after spending some time with Web Components. Creator and maintainer of Now Mobile and various other online projects.

Connor Davis
Connor Davis

He has come a long way from his childhood computer that had a massive beige display and no internet connection. Until joining the ZEIT team, he worked as a contractor on projects like an immutable, chained database for authentic asset tracking or a tailored forum software for a popular stock website. He also co-founded a bootstraped hosting startup. Connor wrote the software that controlled a 360 core bare-metal Kubernetes cluster.

Ana Trajkovska
Ana Trajkovska

She started her professional journey in sales management, but moved into software engineering since it's more exciting and challenging. Before joining ZEIT she had been collaborating on a microservice framework called Microkubes and various open-source tools for open data. She's excited about microservice architecture and enjoys working with Node.js and TypeScript.

Joe Cohen
Joe Cohen

A serial entrepreneur with a background in full-stack development and design. Joe has co-founded companies ranging from a digital agency called dinkbit to a developer academy, and even some offline businesses. Once he had contributed to Open Source, his perception of the future changed.

Allen Hai
Allen Hai

For as long as he can remember, Allen has been fascinated with the entire software stack, from pixel perfect UIs to logic gates. He believes that good software can serve as a force multiplier for individuals and communities. At ZEIT, he is working on ways to make it easier for people to launch world-class products and services.

Steven
Steven

A self-proclaimed Software Shepherd, Steven has worked on the full software stack. While working at Western Digital he open sourced DirectoryLib, a first for the company. He has a passion for TypeScript and building great developer tools including Package Phobia, OG Image, and Marked.js. He enjoys sunshine and skateboards.

Sophearak Tha
Sophearak Tha

An internetrovert in love with computers. Sophearak is a huge fan of minimalism and simplicity. He enjoys solitude at max every day. His current favorite programming language is Golang. He created moul • - the minimalist photo collection generator. At ZEIT, he helps push the simplicity of cloud computing forward.

Paulo De Mitri
Paulo De Mitri

Since childhood, Paulo has wanted to work with hardware, a passion that follows him to this day. A particular cryptocurrency inspired him to look into software and start coding scripts to manage his rig, making him enroll for a BSc in Computer Science. He worked as a FullStack engineer at a local startup, introducing Now as a solid base for brand-new products. Due to being an active member of the ZEIT community, he is now helping scale ZEIT's support team.

Mark Glagola
Mark Glagola

Mark is a software engineer, enthusiastic in empowering creators with purposeful tooling. Prior to ZEIT, he spent his time freelancing, consulting, and working with startups on a wide range of products.

Andy Schneider
Andy Schneider

After spending most of his time either in front of a computer or building them, programming came naturally to Andy. He started working for a local agency as a full stack engineer where he built websites and web applications for customers. He loves to work with the Node.js ecosystem and building on top of it. Now, at ZEIT, he works on improving and scaling our backend.

Sarup Banskota
Sarup Banskota

The Marketing Guy ™ at ZEIT. Sarup got access to a computer rather late in life, and for some reason believed that all software is built with PowerPoint.

He's done OSS, led frontend at Canopy, Ticketsolve, and countless failed side-projects (not built with PowerPoint). These days, Sarup is into persuasion in technology.

Christopher Skillicorn
Christopher Skillicorn

Since co-authoring Kap, through his digital collective, Wulkano, Christopher has become invested in the open-source ecosystem and theZEIT platform. Initially joining ZEIT to lead education efforts, he now focuses on product design, helping make the platform accessible to everyone.

Luc Leray
Luc Leray

Passionate about web development from a young age, Luc made his first website with HTML and Notepad++. After learning about Node.js, he became interested in developer tooling and made his first contribution to open source. Before joining ZEIT, he co-founded Sequence — a service helping data scientists be more productive with datasets.

Matthew Sweeney
Matthew Sweeney

Originally from a sales background, Matthew decided to put his communication skills to better use creating and delivering content for users. Passionate about documentation that removes barriers and empowers developers, Matthew joined ZEIT to work with the Customer Success team, ensuring customers get the most out of the ZEIT platform.

JJ Kasper
JJ Kasper

JJ is passionate about building great development and user experiences by leveraging open-source technology. He dived into programming in middle school and has only grown more excited about it as he learns more. He enjoys learning about the latest developments in technology and finding ways to apply these developments throughout his work at ZEIT on the Next.js core team.

Paco Coursey
Paco Coursey

A frontend developer and designer, Paco enjoys creating beautiful user interfaces and experiences with high quality code. At ZEIT, he helps to develop the Geist design system and improve our product design.

Marcos Nils
Marcos Nils

Former infra lead at MercadoLibre ($MELI) and Docker Captain, Marcos is passionate about Open Source and distributed systems. Along with his friend @xetorthio, he's a two time docker global hackathon winner (2015-16) as well as maintainer and contributor of some popular projects like Jedis, Play with docker, and Goblin. As a hobby, he likes playing soccer, sailing and enjoying food and trips.

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