About us

Varnish Software is the company behind Varnish Cache, an open-source HTTP engine, trusted by more than 2.5 million websites worldwide.

The Varnish Software Team

We are a small team doing big things, and we are proud of the big things we do. We are even prouder of the big things we help our community and customers do with the web, IoT, API management and our software. We are passionate about web performance and innovation, and we live and share that every day.

  • Everyone
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Enthusiastic traveler, hobby artist and epic music radio founder

Alexandra Lehner
Marketing Event Manager

I love to be in between brilliant developers, commercial forces and performance-oriented end-user

Annette De Freitas
Senior Director Product Marketing

Junior software developer working for the core dev team.

Arianna Aondio
Field Engineer

Adventures traveller, loves music, skiing, marketing, food and friends

Áslaug Eva Björnsdóttir
Inbound Marketing Specialist

Enjoys every bits of motherhood

Ceinthia Dongo
Sales Manager, France

A Brooklyn boy who knows that he must P.A.C.E himself because a Positive Attitude Changes Everyth

Chris Henry
Lead Development

Coder, developer, climber

Chris Williams

Works on Varnish and related products. Very bad at FIFA.

Dag Haavi Finstad
Software Developer

Loves tech, baseball, theater, fostering dogs and New York City culture.

Dan Jacobs
Sales Executive I North America

Dénes Mátételki
Tech Lead

Multi-use engineer and developer with Ops background. Father of two awesome kids.

Denis Brækhus
Senior Engineer

I hate the web... Go figure 😉

Dridi Boukelmoune
Technical Presales Engineer

Ed Cannon
Sales and Business Development Rep

Writer, baker, TV + music + film + linguistics + tech-trend obsessed

Erika Wolfe
Technical Content Writer

Enjoys the art of cooking, all kinds of music genres, Snow-Racing, Telemark-Skiing, building awes

Espen Braastad
VP Engineering

Varnish Book maintainer. PhD student and avid exerciser.

Francisco Velázquez
Curriculum Manager

Software developer, metalhead, food enthousiast, and krav maga instructor.

Guillaume Quintard
Software Developer

Inbound marketing aficionado, loves family, friends, food, fiction, film and running.

Hildur Smaradottir
VP of Global Marketing

Works on VAC, skilled JavaScript-er, vinyl record collector, guitar player, loves travellin

Hugo Cruz
Product Manager

Football and food fanatic who loves London.

James Whyte
Global Sales Executive

Johan Arpe

A Swede, lost in translation in London.

Jonatan Lindgren
Business Development Manager

Konstantinos Thomaidis
Senior Pre-Sales Engineer

Dedicated Runner and Striker - in all aspects of life

Lars Larsson

Passionate cyclist and software developer.

Marius Magureanu
Software Developer

Varnish core coder, highly involved in special branches operations.

Martin Blix Grydeland
Senior Developer

From the east coast originally. Believes American pizza is better than Italian.

Michael Doherty II
Regional Sales Manager I West Coast

Beerbrewer, gamer, skijumping-enthusiast. Love snowboarding, running and I am a fresh dad 🙂

Morten Bekkelund
Senior Cloud Architect

Dog person, open-minded, believes in automation. Possesses entrepreneurial DNA.

Nakarin Phooripoom
Senior Cloud Architect

Developer, Math Enthusiast

Pål Hermunn Johansen
Senior Developer

Raj Singh
Director of Training & Professional Services

Quand on a pas ce que l’on aime, il faut aimer ce que l’on a

Rene Couzinier
Business Development

Enjoys algorithms, high performance, and clean designs.

Reza Naghibi
Senior Software Engineer

Non-engineering employee #1, Father, Lover, Friend, Traveler, Community, FLOSS, Hacking, Computers & Philosophy

Rubén Romero
Director, Customer Success

Sara Bäckström
Financial Assistant

I love dancing salsa, travelling, and my city Seville.

Sara Clavijo Gonzalez
Lead Development Representative

Avid football fan. A long history with open source software.

Steve Raby
VP of Sales

Loves keeping fit and travelling. Interested in human psychology and Buddhism.

Steven Root
Sales Manager


When we're not hard at work on Varnish Software initiatives,
we're brewing and enjoying our very own Varnish beer


Different nationalities


Have kids


Have a masters degree


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