Meet the Team

  • Early GitLab employee, still knows too much about Git for his own good
  • BSc in Computer Science, developing software since his teenage years
  • Only half an Ironman, but certainly knows how to swim, bike, and run
ZJ van de Weg
CEO
  • Created Node-RED in 2013 and continues to lead the Open Source project
  • Member of the OASIS MQTT Standards Committee
  • Called 'one of those computer geeks' by King Charles III many years ago
Nick O'Leary
CTO
  • Reformed triathlete (stil swim and ride)
  • 20+ years of Software Engineering, 9 of those doing customer support
  • Heavy Stack Overflow user, answering questions on MQTT & Node-RED
Ben Hardill
Senior Software Developer
  • Programming since I was teenager. Lets just say a 'long time'
  • 25y as an Engineer in the automotive sector primarily interfacing field technologies and IS/IT
  • Love to travel - it broadens the mind. Favourite places include Japan, Cuba and Thailand
Steve McLaughlin
Node-RED OSS Developer
  • 10 years of UX & Design Experience
  • Former IBM Master Inventor & Emerging Technology Specialist
  • 18 Filed Patents
  • Qualified Rocket Scientist
Joe Pavitt
Head of UX & Design
  • Founder of airship.co.uk CRM SaaS.
  • Collects hobbies for a hobby.
  • Loves low-code, using Node-RED is not 'work'.
Rob Marcer
Developer Educator
  • Over a decade working fully remotely
  • Part of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony
  • Enjoys running to clear his head
Pez Cuckow
Senior Software Developer
  • Tech Marketing for far too many years
  • Former HiveMQ, Eclipse Foundation
  • Road cycling in summer, cross-country skiing in winter
Ian Skerrett
Head of Marketing

Working at FlowForge

Here are just some of the benefits enjoyed by our employees. We are always looking to improve and expand these too. You can read more about them in our Handbook.

Fully Remote
Unlimited Vacation
Flexible Hours
Education Budget
Equipment
Paid Parental Leave

Company Values

We are full open about our company values, you can read more about them in our Handbook.

Community-First
Apply Optimism
Use Candor
Results, Not Hours
Bias for Action
Be Trusting

Interested in joining FlowForge? Check out our Jobs page for our current openings.