Joanna spent many years exploring various corners of computer systems technology, down to the level of actual processors and devices, trying to understand how these systems are supposed to work, as well as how they might be tricked to work contrary to the intentions of the creators. Then she moved on to work on the defensive side for nearly another decade by founding and leading the Qubes OS project. Then, after a healthy sabbatical break from infosec, she joined Golem in 2018 as a Chief Strategy Officer, and shortly after she transitioed to Golem Foundation as Long-term navigator and Wildland chief architect.
Julian is a decentralized system visionary and entrepreneur, founder, and — until June 2019 — CEO of Golem Factory. An economist by trade, he is fascinated with blockchain technology, as well as sociology and economics of decentralized systems. In the past, he was a consultant and researcher of public policies. He co-founded the Institute for Structural Research.
Andrzej is a passionate economist, experienced manager as well as a true believer in decentralized technologies and open innovation. He is the co-founder and former COO of Golem Factory.
Pepesza has been coding since the age of 16, both for fun and as a job. He has lots of experience designing and implementing resilient networked services. Around 2010, he got interested in everything p2p and privacy and then in cryptography and game theory in 2013. He worked on golem.network and omisego.network. In Wildland he is responsible for the Ethereum-facing components of the project.
Michał is a backend web developer, infrastructure engineer and devops consultant. His main focus has been on building scalable, performance-sensitive, and highly distributed applications. In Wildland he is involved in the development of the Wildland client’s core.
Piotr has over 20 years of experience in IT, including system administration, software development, architecture, education, and management roles. He has led, delivered or contributed to more than 18 software projects, focusing mostly on mobile platforms. He spent the last 5 years in healthcare R&D. In Wildland he is responsible for macOS and mobile client architecture and development.
Muhammed is a Senior Software Engineer, with a focus on decentralized web and self-governing organizations. Alumnus of Warsaw University of Technology, Artificial Intelligence master program. He previously worked in the Golem Project and he is co-founding Almonit Organization. In Wildland he is responsible for the Web Application and Ethereum dApp development.
Matt runs his own design studio Idealogue, designing products and brands with a focus on crypto and web3, where he has been active since 2013. He holds a degree in Communication Design from Swinburne School of Design, Melbourne. He has led design for projects including Streamr, Vizor, Golem, Counterparty and Hive Wallet. When AFK, he'd rather be backcountry snowboarding in Japan.
Łukasz is a Fullstack Software Engineer, with experience predominantly in technologies based around the JVM ecosystem. He was involved in building many scalable, distributed and cloud-based solutions. His passion for building decentralized systems led him to Wildland, where he is now responsible for implementing the blockchain components of the project.
Andrzej is a T-shaped web developer focused on frontend. He holds a MSc degree in Engineering in Mechatronics from the Warsaw University of Technology. He's passionate about creating products users will admire, using the best practices available to close the gap between technology and implementation, and about aiming at the highest business value and most impressive results with the resources and time given. A perfectionist by nature, pragmatic by trade. He's a fan of data-driven development, pixel-perfect approach and constant improvement. In Wildland he is responsible for the Web Application and Ethereum dApp development.
Ivan is an experienced developer who's worked on several projects including a large messenger service, a classified service, and on developing games and applications. He holds two degrees from Kharkiv Polytechnic University, one in Computer Science and one in Finance. He's interested in using tech to improve people's lives. In Wildland, he's working on macOS development.
Tomasz is a software developer with over 6 years of professional experience in telecommunications. He's worked on embedded software projects as well as cloud service-based applications. He's a fan of machine learning and algorithmics. In Wildland he focuses on introducing Rust within the project, being part of a team working on the core library.
Bogdan is a QA Engineer who's gained experience working on a wide range of activities to assure the quality of software products. He's worked on all sorts of projects, from small prop-tech startups, all the way up to large legacy security systems. He's curious about blockchain and how the world of smart contracts can shape interaction between humans and corporations. He serves as a QA in Wildland.
Szymon is a Rust software developer and enthusiast. He has a background in low-level programming and in developing microservices architecture focused on achieving high performance with Rust async features. In Wildland, he's a member of the team working on the core library.
Mateusz is a Software Developer and Linux connoisseur, specializing in Linux kernel, networking, security and cryptography. He's worked in a wide spectrum of projects, including software for TVs, LTE networks, a database abstraction ecosystem, and even on quantum-safe cryptography. He likes doing security audits for open source projects in his free time. He's currently helping deliver the Wildland core.
Paula is a self-taught UX/UI designer and illustrator passionate about sharing information visually. Her main focus is making the users' experience smooth and appealing. In her free time she tries to raise awareness about animal rights and minority issues.
Marek is an experienced system architect and Linux administrator. He specializes in security, virtualization and high availability. He has designed many security-oriented systems based on various different technologies — from simple passwords and keys through OTP to advanced multi-factor solutions based on tokens, cryptographic cards and biometrics. He also has accomplishments in the field of attacks on contactless cryptographic cards. His work as an active open-source contributor can be found in projects like Linux kernel, Linux-HA, Xen, and, of course, Qubes OS. Marek holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Warsaw.
Michał is an experienced technology project manager. He has been a partner in several technology commercialization projects, where he has facilitated interactions between scientific and technical teams, and he has experience as a business development manager for hardware security devices, including smart cards, tokens, and hardware security modules (HSMs). He was the coordinator of the European Union project for the Cities of Scientific Culture in Warsaw, Poland and a working group member in the longest-running European framework supporting transnational cooperation among researchers, engineers, and scholars across the continent. He has supported public environmental protection and climate change initiatives and consulted on the building and processing of large spatial databases. Michał has a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Warsaw.
Michał is a reverse engineer interested in cryptography and low-level hacking. He analyzes random things just to check how they work. He is currently working at Invisible Things Lab on SGX-related projects. He consults on security related issues in Wildland.
Paweł is a software engineer with web and systems programming experience. He specializes in refactoring and project migrations. He contributes to Qubes OS and Graphene project and served as the CTO in Codility. In his free time, he develops games. Paweł holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Warsaw. In Wildland he works on the client and FUSE driver.
Marta is an experienced Python developer, database admin, and analyst. After some years of corporate work in the IT sector, she worked on Qubes OS, particularly on usability and user interfaces. She has a degree in psychology and math from the University of Warsaw. In Wildland she is working on synchronization, encryption, and general backend architecture.
Wojtek is an experienced Linux administrator with a strong background in Python and some hardware hacking. When not doing admin or dev stuff, he conducts training for others (mainly on Linux administration, security, and Python development). He is a husband and dad of 2 daughters. He is an active member of Warsaw Hackerspace and “Oaza” Catholic movement. In his free time (not much of it) he flies sailplanes and is an amateur photographer.
Rafał is a long-time security engineer specializing in reverse engineering, software security, trusted computing, and other system-level topics. His past endeavors include developing the Qubes Windows Tools, designing and implementing transparent file encryption feature using the Intel SGX technology for the Graphene project, in which he is a member of the management team, and creating a trusted provider for the Golem client using the SGX technology and other proof-of-concept SGX projects like Trustless Voting Protocol. He holds a master’s degree in software engineering from Bialystok University of Technology. In Wildland he is responsible for general maintenance with a focus on lower-level issues like memory leaks.
Jacek is a crypto and tech lawyer with years of experience in managing complex legal matters of technology projects, particularly decentralized ones. As a Global Legal Counsel at the Maker Foundation, he played a crucial role in designing, implementing, and later dissolving a legal structure for the largest Decentralized Finance project. He was also an architect of the IP strategy at Maker, including managing intangible assets in a decentralized structure. Jacek is also a recognized expert in the emerging global regulatory frameworks for web3 projects. Jacek supports the Wildland team in the legal strategy for the product and governance structure. A graduate of Warsaw, Oxford, and Harvard universities.
Iwona is Wildland’s Office Manager. She has a background in accounting and is an experienced event organizer and volunteer coordinator. She supports the Wildland core team in everyday operations and ensures organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
Dobrusia is the Head of Strategy at All Hands Agency and the Managing Director of Pomagam.pl. She has many years of experience in building organization strategies and communication campaigns, creating missions and visions, and effective organizational structures. In Wildland she is responsible for public communication.
Włodek is a former academic lawyer and lecturer in law and management studies. After spending more than 15 years in academia he served as the Head of Policy in Anima International and Open Cages Poland, where he coordinated several successful international social campaigns. He holds a Ph.D. in Law, with a specialization in Privacy Law and Legal Informatics. He is responsible for Wildland’s external communication.
Marta has a background in political science and is interested in AI governance and the social side of decentralization. In Wildland, she's currently learning the ropes, helping coordinate communication efforts.
James specializes in communications, and he's worked with some of Silicon Valley's top companies and executives in the health and wellness space. He has a passion for building communities around a positive cause and has led many successful initiatives in this regard. Additionally, James works as a recruiter for some of the biggest web3 projects in the space. Within Wildland, he's currently developing and executing strategies around PR, community building, and brand awareness.
Krzysztof is a specialist in sci-tech communication, a trend analyst, a writer, and an art and science curator. He was educated in cultural studies and cognitive science (Jagiellonian University) and is an alumnus of the Trendwatching & Future Studies postgraduate program (AGH University of Science and Technology). He writes popular science articles for Polish magazines, regularly contributing to the "Znak" monthly magazine. He has lectured in futures research at SWPS University. He's a former Quantified Self Warsaw community organizer and curator of the 9-11th editions of the Przemiany (Transitions) Festival at the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw. In Wildland, he focuses on communications, trend analysis, and long-term use case exploration.
Agnieszka has been in the IT industry since 2004, though she has never written a line of code, she works with IT people. She finds the right people to the project, builds strong teams and makes sure that people have a great environment to create and deliver. When she's not working, she windsurfs, skis and rides horses. She's a mother of two sons and a happy wife. Her life looks well planned and organized, but deep at heart she's a rebel. In Wildland, she's behind HR, helping build the team and recruiting new talent.