Meet the Team
Oren Eini, pseudonym Ayende Rahien, is a frequent blogger at ayende.com has over 15 years of experience in the development world who strongly focuses on the Microsoft and .NET ecosystem. Oren has been recognized and awarded Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional since 2007.
He’s an internationally acclaimed presenter appearing at DevTeach, JAOO, QCon, Oredev, NDC, Yow! and Progressive.NET conferences, sharing his knowledge via conferences and written works such as “DSLs in Boo: Domain Specific Languages in .NET”, published by Manning and now another book in the writings “Inside RavenDB”
He remains dedicated and focused on architecture and best practices that promote quality software and zero-friction development.
Stav Studied at the Open University of Israel. She enjoys challenges and Brain-Teasers – so working on RavenDB fits just right.\r\nReading is her obsession and with a few hundred books under her belt, she never misses her daily dose. In her spare and also not-so-spare time she likes to consume large amounts of fiction in all shapes and forms. A casual gamer – on the weekends she likes to play FPS games with friends.
Grisha has several years of experience in Java and .Net programming, graduated from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Computer Science. Today at Hibernating Rhinos he ‘s part of the core development team working on new features and enhancements for RavenDB. He loves development, loves to start from scratch and watch what the results are in the end.
To see and travel the world, absorbing nature and cross boarder cultures has been a base to inspiring this thoughts and work.
Dalia Globus Gamrian has a long time experience in administration issues. At Hibernating Rhinos she mainly takes care of the welfare & manpower side of the company. She loves helping people and take care of the employees happiness (-:
RavenDB’s first Olympian! Hilla has been part of the Israeli team for three olympics! She helped our team to victory, earning medals three times. Now she is part of the RavenDB team, turning our users into gold medalists. Currently, she is working on her PhD in Olympic Studies at Köln University. Outside of work, Hilla loves spending time with her family and friends, and enjoys the outdoors.
Judah Gabriel Himango
Judah is a full stack web developer, speaker, entrepreneur, and Raven evangelist. He runs Twin Cities Code Camp, Minnesota’s largest developer event, and he’s the creator of Raven Studio. Outside of work, he likes to play music, write about theology, and go on bike rides with his kids.
Anat brings years of financial experience working in the High-Tech industry. She also holds a degree with high honors in interior design. She brings a decade of entrepreneurship, running her own business as a designer. Anat loves to spend time with her kids, family, and friends. She enjoys traveling, nature, design, cooking and gardening.
Ronit is a senior bookkeeper. She brings to Hibernating Rhinos a wealth of experience working with international import and export companies. Along with her passion for work, Ronit loves to travel throughout Israel, see the world, and have lots of fun with her closest friends.
Mateusz has been interested in graphic design for years, starting with simple, personal projects. Nowadays he is particularly focused on designing creative visual identities and webdesign. Tries to convey the most important content in eye-catching, minimalistic form.
After working hours he is a big football fan, TV series lover and casual gamer.
Rafal is a graphic designer and and a CSS expert. Experienced in animation, web and print design. Searches for a perfect blend of design and practicality. His favorite colors range from #000 to #FFF. Loves design, typography, gadgets, sci-fi and fantasy. Finds inspiration in music.
Proud father of a lovely daughter.
If one word had to describe Danielle, it would probably be diversity. After achieving her degree in mathematics and computer science from Haifa University, she has collected a variety of certifications and a wide range of experience in .NET programming, automation development and Web & GUI development. Danielle is a professional who likes nothing more than to learn new technologies and solve logical challenges. She has worked with some of the leading companies in Israel, many of them global powerhouses, and now she is part of RavenDB’s Studio team.
Paweł is an experienced software development enthusiast that is working in the industry since 2009 and has joined RavenDB team in 2012. Paweł spent pre-RavenDB period writing applications for e-Goverment sector in the USA.
Currently he leads RavenDB team in Poland and enjoys working on server-side and solving non-trivial problems in particular.
Mor studied biology and mobile app development before joining the team as a technical writer. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and drawing.
Elemar is well known for writing and speaking about advanced topics on software development, design and software architecture. He has over 15 years of experience and is focused on the Microsoft ecosystem. He has been recognized and awarded Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional since 2011.
Reeb is our technical writer. When he is not squeezing information out of defenseless developers, he is sharpening his tactics in one of his daily Kung-Fu lessons. He’s also a Shiatsu so once he breaks a developer for not having the docs in time, he can fix him up so they can write the new material for the next version of RavenDB.
He does all kinds of normal stuff, like developing and integrating strange machines from a long gone era in time – the eighties! His great love has always been writing, fortunate for us!
Grzegorz is an experienced software developer working in the industry since 2009 and is now part of the RavenDB team. As a skilled web developer, he believes that the name of the game is all about automation and creating incredible user interfaces.
On a private note he’s a techno geek, sci-fi addict, music lover and a father of three.
Simplicity is the soul of efficiency! Omer is a reinforcement player to our Rhino’s team. He has a BSC degree in Software Engineering from Afeka College of Engineering, Tel Aviv. In his spare time, Omer is an enthusiastic FPS gamer and he also has a passion for developing video games. You will usually find him drinking coffee while coding.
Ofra is part of our Marketing & Sales team. She brings to Hibernating Rhinos over 8 years experience in marketing, operations and project management for global high-tech companies. She graduated the University of Haifa with a double degree in English Literature and Language & Asian Studies, majoring in Chinese.
She is very passionate about learning new technologies and meeting new people from different cultures. She enjoys the outdoors, culinary arts, and more than anything – being with her family.
« It’s all for the better » would be Laetitia’s motto. Driven by a thirst to learn, Laetitia developed her translation business where she had the chance to work with leading organizations. No matter how hard the challenge, she always looks for the lesson to learn from each experience. With a linguistic background and a master’s degree in communication, she naturally made her way to the digital world where she works now as a marketing assistant. Laetitia loves spoiling her loved ones with goodies, so if you stop by, don’t hesitate to come and grab a cookie!
Łukasz has been developing his passion for software programming for several years. He works on HibernatingRhinos’ development team as a software developer. Łukasz enjoys both the intricacies of the back-end world as well as the nuances of the front-end architecture. He eagerly delves into a wide range of problem-solving tasks while aiming to deliver maintainable solutions. Łukasz loves classical music with particular focus on the eighteenth and nineteenth century piano repertoire.
It’s not rocket science!
But even it is, chances are Karmel will not be deterred as he has several years of professional experience in one on the world’s most prestigious aerospace manufacturers in the field of electrical engineering. While studying for his BSc in Computer Science from The Humboldt University of Berlin – which housed Einstein, Max Planck and Schrödinger, he also worked as a full-stack developer with Symfony2 and AngularJS frameworks. Now Karmel is part of our development team at Hibernating Rhinos – and just waiting to take off!
Efrat Shenhar works on the Hibernating Rhinos’ development team as a software developer. Her academic education and past experience makes her a perfect fit for our young and dynamic team. Shenhar graduated from the Technion – Israel Technology Institute with a B.Sc. in Computer Science, and boasts experience in reading, analyzing and converting DVBT/TS streams, in addition to having worked with Linux and Unix systems.
Efrat is married, loves to bake, play tennis and create new games for her pets.
Shiran studied software engineering before joining the development team at Hibernating Rhinos. It doesn’t take too long to acknowledge her energetic and explosive personality and her attention to details, making her a great addition to the team. Outside of work, Shiran is a passionate foodie and would always be up for a good Netflix binge.
Marcin is a R&D specialist who has worked in the industry since 2009 and joined RavenDB team in 2013. He is a well-trained developer with dozens of complex projects completed in the past and an author of Java client for RavenDB.
Currently Marcin maintains Java client, Studio and the server-side of RavenDB.
Fresh out of college, and with a B.Sc. degree from Ben-Gurian University of Be’er Sheva in hand, Aviv is a welcome addition to Hibernating Rhinos’ core development team. His past achievements involved robotics, computational vision and AI. Add all that to his motivation and out-of-the-box thinking, he is sure to make his mark on RavenDB products. In addition to his technical prowess, Aviv likes to play the guitar and take nature hikes – and rumors abound about his well-developed culinary skills…
Experienced in Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Financial Reporting and Analysis. I’ve had the privilege to work in an array of industries from Investment Banking, Entertainment, Textile, Broadband to Hi-tech. A great extent of my life and work experience has been about moving beyond my comfort zone handling the unknown through hard work, dedication and persistence to acquire self- fulling growth. I love spending time with my family and the great outdoors.
Federico is co-founder of Corvalius a R&D company specialized in machine learning, computer vision and performance. His background is in massive parallel computing (CPU and GPU alike), signal processing and low-level optimization. It’s fair to say he enjoys reading in binary and tinker with registers and caches.
Arkadiusz is a senior software developer that joined the world of software development in 2010 and RavenDB team in 2012. He gained experience by developing other sophisticated Hibernating Rhinos solutions.
Now as a member of a RavenDB team he is taking care of server-side issues and enjoys solving concurrency problems.
Mateusz is an experienced test automation developer, working in the IT industry for over a decade. He has worked in broad fields including microelectronics and banking, developing complex and crazy test scenarios. In his spare time, he loves mountain and extreme biking. When he is not deflecting poison tipped darts from the development team, he is a DJ, sizzling dance floors everywhere.
David Ben Horin
David Ben Horin is the Hibernating Rhinos CD, content dude. HubSpot certified for Inbound Marketing, he has been working in digital marketing for over 10 years. He has experience in Wall Street, FinTech, Mobile Applications, and Personal Finance. A coding hobbyist, some of his websites and web apps are pretty interesting. He is also our technical writer.
David loves to write, and is an avid reader. He collects metaphors in his spare time. He is married with three children.