Felix is responsible for project management, testing (QA) and everything around release management and documentation. This includes the setup and maintenance of VMs, databases and fully automated Continuous Integration/Deployment pipelines with Docker containers. He is also the creator of xlwings, our popular open-source Python package that replaces Excel VBA with Python. Previously, he was a director at UBS Global Asset Management in Zurich where he was responsible for building an in-house system to analyze and optimize the strategic asset allocation of institutional and private clients. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and is a CFA charterholder. Felix is based in Zürich, Switzerland.
Bjoern is responsible for backend development with Python including Bloomberg automation. He's the inventor of xltrail, our solution for versioning and diffing Excel files. He is also the author of the popular blog python-celery.com, where he showcases his expert know-how about Python's most popular asynchronous task queue. Previously, he worked as a commodities trader and quant analyst/developer at UBS Investment Bank in London. At UBS, he was responsible for building the risk management platform for the UBS CMCI commodity index and building custom commodity trading strategies. Bjoern holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Freie Universitaet Berlin and a Master's degree in Financial Engineering from Birkbeck College, University of London. Bjoern is based in London, UK.
Pablo is responsible for frontend development. While working with us, he has gone through a few iterations of frontend frameworks. His current favorite is Vue.js, but he previously worked with React and Angular. Pablo is the creator of socket.io-gateway , an open-source solution that allows to easily communicate with realtime frontends via REST API. Before specializing in frontend development, Pablo was focusing on Django, Python's most popular web framework. He has a background in a variety of industries, from banking and legal to farming and e-commerce. Pablo is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.