About us

2006 - Zubair Quraishi has the idea for an easy to use distributed computing system while working with JBoss and Weblogic at Orga Systems, a telecoms company

 

2008 - First prototype built in Ruby. It doesn't get very far, but we see what is possible

 

2009 - Version built in Erlang, called RSpaces, currently used in a Government system

 

2013 - Clojure framework built and it become Clojure on Coils, and then AppShare

 

2014 - Zubair invested in LightTable/Eve as he thought that they had a better chance of succeeding than himself. Light Table's research formed the basis of Apple's developer tools

 

2018 - LightTable/Eve changes direction so work on Visual  Javascript starts. The project gains some support and and the project is taken over by other open source developers, with Zubair as a technical contributor

 

CEO

Omar Quraishi

 

Omar Quraishi has had a long career in Media and has worked at BBC, Sky News, Channel 4 and many other Media Outlets

Designer

Nanna Schlosser

 

Nanna Schlosser was a teacher an an artist for many years, with her work being exhibited at many venues. Nanna brings great design to Yazz

Advisor

Andrea dÍntino

 

Andrea is Sales and Marketing Manager at Confidential, the world's No 1 file tagging software. Andrea brings experience of launching technical SAAS products

Business advisor

Jesper Ansdal

 

Jesper Ansdal is Head of Department for Server operations at a 600 person IT infrastructure services company

Technical advisor

Zubair Quraishi

 

Zubair Quraishi is a middleware architect at Red Hat. He originally developed Yazz as an Open Source project

Business advisor

Stefan Brockmann

 

Stefan Brockmann manages IT and business systems at a large pension company. He brings experience of complex IT systems being used in business

GDPR advisor

Jesper Rasmussen

 

Jesper Rasmussen is a GDPR specialist, advising companies on how to deal with EU GDPR legislation

Strategic advisor

Arne Vesterdal

 

Arne Vesterdal is director of Incuba, Denmark's largest Science Park. Arne brings experience of seeing a huge number of startups build and grow from idea to product market fit

Corp development

Ricco Scheepers

 

Ricco Scheepers has over 20 years´ experience in global strategy implementation, working in Procter and Gamble, BlackRock, Lloyd's Register, PwC and many other large companies