The Team (In Order Of Appearance)

Sven Efftinge
Sven EfftingeCo-Founder, Software Engineer
Sven loves finding sweet spots in product development. Always keeping an eye on pragmatism and the real benefit for the end user, he has proven to be a creative source for many sucessful technologies. He is a co-founder of TypeFox, co-lead of Eclipse Theia and product manager of Gitpod.
Dr. Jan Köhnlein
Dr. Jan KöhnleinCo-Founder, Software Engineer
Jan is one of the co-founders of TypeFox. Specialized in IDE development and language engineering, he is a long-term committer to various open-source projects, such as Xtext, Xtend and Theia. Jan also initiated the visualisation projects sprotty and FXDiagram.
Moritz Eysholdt
Moritz EysholdtCo-Founder, Software Engineer
Moritz has successfully led many software tool projects all over the world.
Moritz is one of the founders of TypeFox.
Anton Kosyakov
Anton KosyakovSoftware Engineer
Anton is core committer and co-architect of Eclipse Theia. He is an exceptionally productive coder and a great team player. At the moment he works primarily on Theia, Gitpod, the monaco language client and various associated satellite projects. He also is committer of Xtext.
Dr. Miro Spönemann
Dr. Miro SpönemannSoftware Engineer
Miro is co-leading Eclipse LSP4J and a committer to the Eclipse Layout Kernel (ELK) and Eclipse Xtext. In his PhD he developed the diagram layout algorithm ELK Layered, which is the most popular layout algorithm in ELK.
Christian Schneider
Christian SchneiderSoftware Engineer
Christian not only is a committer to Xtext, but also has a strong background of diagram creation. He is one of the creators of the KLighD project.
Dennis Huebner
Dennis HuebnerSoftware Engineer
Dennis is a full-stack software engineer with additional specialization in continuous integration and build engineering, hosting cloud services as well as Docker and the surrounding ecosystem.
Alex Tugarev
Alex TugarevSoftware Engineer
Alex is a passionate software developer with special interest in cloud and web based software tools. He is contributing to many open-source technologies on a regular basis.
Akos Kitta
Akos KittaSoftware Engineer
Akos’ focus is on web technologies, eclipse RCP and language engineering. He is a very communicative and dedicated team player and contributes to various open-source technologies on a regular basis.
Jan Bicker
Jan BickerSoftware Engineer
Like Darth Vader is dedicated to the dark side of the force, Jan is dedicated to the client side of web applications. As a developer he is always hunting for the creative and cool stuff in the virtual world like Boba Fett is hunting for Han Solo. And yes, he is a Star Wars Fan.
Dr. Insa Fuhrmann
Dr. Insa FuhrmannSoftware Engineer
Insa is fascinated by creating languages and tools that help people work efficiently and with a smile. She also has a special grasp on the handling of interdisciplinary domains: she is not only a software engineer with an effective research background, but also a fully trained lawyer.
Gero Posmyk-Leinemann
Gero Posmyk-LeinemannSoftware Engineer
Gero is a passionate software developer with a strong interest in programming languages. He likes to learn new stuff but somehow always turns out to work on the backend side of things. His current pet peeve is Kubernetes and everything around it.
Dr. Christian Weichel
Dr. Christian WeichelSoftware Engineer
Christian loves building things, systems and software. Ever keen to solve cross-cutting problems, he has experience in human-computer interaction, embedded software development, and the backend side of things (Kubernetes, Docker). He is also co-leading Eclipse Mita.
Lena Eichhorst
Lena EichhorstAssistant
Lena helps the team getting their job done by taking care of all the small challenges of our daily lives. She is the primary contact for anything accounting related and helps out in organizing marketing activities.
Jan Keromnes
Jan KeromnesSoftware Engineer
Jan is the creator of Janitor, and he has been automating development environments for almost a decade. He is passionate about making software development saner, easier, and more accessible for all humans.
Christin Frohne
Christin FrohneMarketing Manager
Christins mission is letting the world know about Gitpod by taking care of all communication and marketing activities. She is always eager to learn new things and favors to go the unconventional way.