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Claudiu Apetrei

coder at figshare

Claudiu loves the start-up spirit and takes the motto "Get stuff done" as words to live by. A real all-rounder with a love of swimming and hiking, he also runs a dog website.

Florin Apetrei

designing figshare

Our meticulous UX guru who has lead figshare's design right from the start. Florin is a keen photographer, gamer and martial artist.

Paul Avram

coder at figshare

Being a mess at sports, a fortuitous class at school in the new field of computer science started Paul down the path to his role as back-end developer at figshare. A childhood passion for puzzles meant programming was a natural fit. Outside the office, Paul enjoys reading, story-driven RPG games and lengthy discussions with friends.

Mihai Baciu

coder at figshare

Mihai is a passionate programmer who always strives for improvement.

Corneliu Biro

coder at figshare

An early entrant to figshare and a key fixture for team morale, Python enthusiast Corneliu has a love of travel, swimming and box set binging.

Florin Cantemir

automation tester at figshare

Florin Cantemir has a bachelor's degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems and a master's degree in Computer Science. He loves ancient and medieval history, and is quite passionate about astronomy and all things about our universe. He spends his holidays traveling around the world.

Adrian Castravete

coder at figshare

With his extensive experience in algorithms, Python and C programming, Adrian brings the fun into solving all kinds of math puzzles. He likes to spend his free time building and playing games.

Livia-Maria Ciobanu

business analyst at figshare

Livia started her professional life as a tester in everything from iPad apps to telecoms to financial services. Her mantra of “Quality in Everything” led her to her business analyst position here at figshare. She loves to travel, dance, Germany and being on a diet, sometimes in that order.

Cristina Danilov

office manager at figshare

They say your job should be your passion, and figshare’s office manager Cristina proves that, organising one of Romania’s biggest IT conferences in her spare time for fun! Responsible for all things fun and serious in our head office, she also enjoys extensive travel, concerts, Russian literature and paragliding.

Teo Dima

coder at figshare

With passion for all things python and back-end programming, Teodor has servers at heart. Away from work, he occupies himself with photography and literature.

Adi Enasoaie

CTO at figshare

A former sports journalist and TV presenter, Adi was determined to make his passion of data mining his career. He's found a home at figshare and enjoys building Boltzmann Machines in his spare time.

Eduard Gabor

integration engineer at figshare

Figshare’s trailblazing (literally, runs trail marathons for fun!) employee, Eduard brings a degree in Computer Science and a Masters to his role in Integrations in figshare. In his spare time when he’s not traveling through the mountains, he’s concerned about environmental issues, singing bass in a choir, and trying to get closer to Timo Boll’s table tennis skills.

Daniel Gavrila

system architect at figshare

A voracious Linux advocate with a super-computer to match his skills, Daniel was the first figshare coder. A cat and family man, Daniel can usually be found reading technical books for fun. He's in the right job.

Chris George

product manager of figshare

Chris is awesome. <br> And a luchador.

Sorin Georgescu

manual tester at figshare

A teen basketball star and sports aficionado, Sorin's sometimes painful attention to detail makes him a perfect fit for figshare's QA department. His favorite pastime these days is playing Xbox games with his 7-year old son and listening to him playing the piano.

Radu Gheorghiu

integration engineer at figshare

With over 10 years' experience as a Support Engineer for companies from different IT fields, Radu brings a degree in Computer Science along with his passion for programming, relational databases and logic to his role of Implementations Engineer at figshare. He spices up his spare time with sports, video gaming and watching science fiction movies.

Mark Hahnel

founder of figshare

Mark is passionate about Open Data and Open Research and the potential this has to transform academia. He also has a crippling addiction to energy drinks.

Megan Hardeman

engagement manager at figshare

Megan has a background in publishing, marketing, and reading past her bedtime. When she's not speaking with academics, she's listening to School of Batman and travelling the world.

Adrian Harja

UI & motion designer at figshare

Discovering animation during his Computer Science degree was the pivot that led to Adrian’s role as Designer and content producer at figshare. With a huge appetite for life, technology and food, his interests encompass video production, cosmology, swimming, photography and the voice of Morgan Freeman. His jokes and trance music enliven any road trip.

Vlad Hilitianu

UX / UI designer at figshare

What do political science, theatre and design have in common? You might say nothing. Vlad graduated theater high-school, he studied political science in university and now he is working as a UX Designer at figshare. He started doing volunteer work when he was 14 and this is something he is keen on doing for the rest of his life. While volunteering for AIESEC, the world's largest non-profit youth-run organisation, he discovered design. In time, he developed a great passion for it and made it into a career. He really believes in the concept of "giving back to the community" and wherever he goes, he is trying to change something, to make a difference.

Alan Hyndman

marketing at figshare

With a keen eye for understanding the potential of new technologies and strong analytical skills he brings a data driven approach to marketing. In his spare time he plays a lot of video games when he's not trying to realise his childhood dream of being a rockstar.

Emiglio Le Robot

infrastructure consultant at figshare

Emigilio brings many years of extensive SysAdmin experience to his role as Infrastructure Consultant at figshare. Graduating summa cum laude from Boston Dynamics, Emiglio was an innovator in bringing cloud computing to academia. In his spare time, he enjoys video games, chess and fun-runs.

Kayleigh Lino

technical account manager at figshare

Kay previously worked as a digital curator at an academic library, where she implemented figshare and subsequently joined the team! Her academic background is in visual documentary, she's a live music enthusiast, watches a lot of sport, and has a weird obsession with penguins. She also dreams of owning a craft brewery, someday.

Vicky Lungu

HR at figshare

For the last 3 years she's been mastering the dark arts of recruiting in the deep cellars of LinkedIn. In her spare time she is a fierce board games warrior, always carrying a few of them in her car in case an opportunity arises.

Robert Maftei

coder at figshare

Befitting a figshare front-end developer, Robert has a passion for new technologies and JavaScript. He watches a lot of movies and loves playing video games in his spare time.

Vasile Nicolau

manual tester at figshare

Vasile was a mechanical engineer in the oil and chemical industry before assuming a manual QA position with figshare, and his move brought nothing but pride and a sense of accomplishment. In his spare time, he listens to a lot of music and tries translating the rhythms of the world into movement.

Adrian-Tudor Panescu

integration engineer at figshare

The long-time involvement with both startups and academia made figshare the perfect place for Tudor. When not coding in Python or JavaScript, he tinkers on one of his indefinite side-projects, goes through his infinite read-later list and definitely goes biking.

Roxana Parfene

operations manager at figshare

Enthusiastic and passionate about human relations Roxana is fully dedicated to building and managing development strategies: a perfect match for the "happy at work" figshare atmosphere.

Madalin Pasarel

coder at figshare

He loves coding and using data to gain insight on the world. He thinks the best part of his job is solving people's problems. When away from his laptop, you won't find neither him nor his family anywhere near home.

Andrei Prajinariu

coder at figshare

As a front-end developer ar figshare, Praji is always trying to improve his skills and optimize his work. When he's not writing JavaScript, you can find him playing the guitar, biking, playing video games or swimming. Or in the pub. You should probably start with the pub.

Bogdan Rusu

project manager at figshare

With a degree in Economics and Business Information Systems, Bogdan started as a tester before moving into project management which he now leads for figshare. He tries to joke most of the time, with varying success ;) When outside work, he enjoys cooking, traveling, watching soccer and playing with his kids.

Marius Tulbure

coder at figshare

A front-end developer for figshare, Marius’s love affair with computer science began at the age of 12, winning 14 competitions along the way. He’s a JavaScript expert, always looking to evolve and improve his code and skills. If asked, he’ll list his hobbies as “everything”, but for the sake of brevity these include Isshinryu, karting, heavy metal and breaking Kryptos.

Marius Uncrop

automation tester at figshare

With a degree in Computer Science, Marius has started his journey into testing as a manual tester. Now is working on improving his automation skills, and he feels that figshare is the right place for this. In his spare time he enjoys movies, soccer, traveling and board games.

Dan Valen

strategic partnerships at figshare

Dan began his career in academic publishing and his interest (read: passion) in open science and technology catapulted him into the exciting world of research software. When he’s not busy repping as Team figshare North America, Dan enjoys long bike rides, longer podcasts, and geeking over craft beer.

Marius Zaharia

manual tester at figshare

Being an extremely organised and result oriented person, Marius naturally enjoys testing and is ISTQB - BCS Tester Foundation Level Certified. In his spare time he studies for his PhD and being directly involved in the world of research, he definitely understands the importance of the platform that figshare develops. His hobbies are music, sport, theology and psychology.

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