Meet the team
Chief Executive Officer
Sam has experience with acquiring businesses and improving them through infusing technology. He maintains a skillset at the intersection of entrepreneurial operations and tax structuring. He previously invested in tech companies at a hedge fund, with a focus on the Internet space. Before that, he was a tech M&A banker.
Chief Technology Officer
Chris's passion for automation started in asset management, where he was responsible for building portfolio management systems at BlackRock. His journey ultimately led to Vimbly Group, where he now takes pleasure in applying technology to build businesses across a variety of industries.
VP of Product
Simon's the type of guy that eats a pre-brunch breakfast and a post-brunch lunch. When he's not at Vimbly HQ, you can find him in some kind of body of water... trying not to drown.
Despite living just outside New York City his entire life, Joe never tires of the sights and sounds. From a young age, he was always tinkering away with old, neglected computers. He’s never one to turn down a good home-cooked meal and on weekends can be found out on the golf course (usually searching for a lost ball or two).
Chris hails from a small village on the Jurassic coast in Devon, England and spent much of his academic career designing, building and programming UAVs for atmospheric research. Having almost joined the Royal Air force, he decided to move to London to pursue his passion for something a little less dangerous - software engineering. Chris geeks out on video games, sports documentaries, the outdoors, and Formula 1 (way before Drive to Survive).
Melissa is an avid cross country enthusiast -- she doesn't run, but has driven coast to coast three times. After eventually moving to Kauai, Melissa realized she missed home and traded the Hawaiian jungle in for a concrete one.
Full Stack Developer
Camilo can be summed up in three words: curious, skeptical, and introverted. He’s always up for trying new cuisine, and enjoys listening to music while coding. Tell Camilo to get lost and he’ll take it quite literally. He loves exploring, whether it’s among skyscrapers or forests.
Sean plays more instruments than he can count -- though not necessarily very well. As an avid volleyball fan, Sean loves going to the beach to play in games every chance he gets. When Sean has free time you can find him at the driving range with his friends (where someone is guaranteed to break a club more often than not).
Full Stack Developer
Born in southern Indiana, Brandon started programming in BASIC on the Commodore 64 when he was ten years old -- his interest in computer programming has thrived ever since. Brandon’s interests include software development, independent movies, all things books and enjoying the outdoors whenever possible.
After spending her whole life in the heat of South Florida, Noel packed her bags and headed north in search of seasons and a breathtaking city skyline. She is an avid moviegoer and can often be found perusing Pinterest for new crafty ideas, though she hasn’t opened her own Etsy shop (yet).
Growing up in South Jersey, Christian loved tinkering with computers. When he's not coding, you can find him watching racing or streaming games.
Talent & Culture Manager
Ashley’s passion for people and culture stems from a well-rounded background in hospitality; she got to travel the world and meet people from all walks of life. As a writer, she loves leaning into the different stories people have to share. Coming from a large family, she's also got strong mama-bear energy and can't help but want to nurture the people around her.
Web & Graphic Design Specialist
Talitha grew up in New Jersey and loves to travel, listen to classical music, and watch comedy movies. She considers herself a choco-holic, but likes to think it’s balanced out by the amount of fruit she consumes. During her free time, Talitha enjoys playing the piano, going to the beach, and exploring theme parks.
Born on the Caribbean island of Trinidad, Ferina moved to the US at the age of 2. Most weekends you can find her grilling anything she can get her hands on, pausing only for rain or snow. Ferina tries new cooking recipes like it’s her job -- so long as they don’t include Twizzlers...
Julio grew up in northern Colombia in the town of Purísima. He loves seafood, swimming, and late night coding sessions. When he isn’t playing the role of unofficial technology adviser for his friends and family, you can usually find Julio playing soccer video games or cooking.
eCommerce Product Catalog Manager
After living in peaceful Japan for a few years, Jenna realized she thrives more in chaos and chose to move to New York. She enjoys playing tennis without keeping score, practicing yoga, and visiting her family members along the East Coast.
Market Research Analyst
Nicole grew up in New Jersey and has a knack for adventure. She enjoys hiking and camping in her downtime, exploring nature to its fullest. Nicole is always up for new activities, big or small -- you can usually find her scrolling the ‘gram for the coolest places to travel to, or making a local trip to Chipotle or Chick-Fil-A.
Luan is an IT enthusiast who enjoys exploring new technologies. He works closely with developers to help them on infrastructure provisioning, auto-scaling on clouds, CI/CD, and applications troubleshooting. Aside from IT, Luan loves going to the beach, swimming and biking.
Sam is all about church, family, and music. Born and raised in the heart of the Midwest, he grew up as one of six kids and enjoys having a growing family himself. Sam loves playing piano, reading, and spending time with his wife and kids.
Joel first experienced the joy of software development at a young age when he coded a Lord of the Rings themed text adventure in QBasic. Since then, technology has evolved and so has his love of working with computers. Joel loves spending time at church, traveling with his family, exploring new places, and playing video games.
Digital Marketing Director
Creative by nature, Orendael is always trying her hand at something new. Whether it's taking up pottery, DIY house-projects, gardening, or art, you can probably find her elbows-deep in a new project she's winging entirely. She's also a compulsive reader, so if you ever want to talk books, you know where to go.
VP, Customer Service
Born in Nebraska, Greg enjoys a quiet life surrounded by his family and friends. With his free time he enjoys hanging out with his kids, watching the latest Netflix releases with his wife, and playing video games with "the boys.” If you’re ever up for debating why the Star Wars sequel series doesn't exist, Greg is your guy.
Austin loves a challenge and will participate in any form of competition even if he doesn't fully understand the game at hand. (So if you need an extra person on your team, just let him know.) Austin likes to snowboard, wakeboard, and never gets bored.
Aaron is passionate about studying theology and spending time with his church family in Lincoln, NE. He and his wife are happy parents of three blonde girls with a boy on the way! Aaron is also a fan of board games, video games, basketball games, and well…every other kind of game.
Digital Marketing Manager
Born and raised in New York, Nicholas's life reflects the buzz and energy of his hometown. Between growing up globetrotting as a singer-actor or doing marketing for internationally-renowned theater companies and hospitality organizations, he loves soaking in whatever the world has to offer. When in doubt, you can find him bopping along to good tunes or raving about his new favorite video game.
Alyson has lived in 7 states and loves to travel. Her hobbies include: drinking coffee, roasting coffee with her husband, and kickboxing. She loves the outdoors and is always up for any adventure!
Jack is a naturally born Michigander who now calls the great state of Nebraska home. He's competitive from the board game table to the soccer field . He loves writing, the great outdoors, trying new restaurants, and spending quality time with his family.
Growing up all around Nebraska, Isabella got to experience the state to its fullest. She has a passion for traveling and a dream to move to Hawaii someday. Currently living in Lincoln, she fills her free time with anything fitness related or eating sushi. She loves cats, and has a very fluffy and fat friend who keeps her company.
Taylor is a classic Nebraska farm girl who has a love for homegrown hospitality. Having lived on the west coast for a few years her love for the ocean, travel and new adventures has reached full capacity, and it attempts to take over any chance it gets. Playing guitar, photography and making new friends are some of her favorite pastimes. And, she firmly believes that the key to great conversations is a good cup of coffee!
When Cassidy’s not watching a sitcom, she can usually be found experimenting in the kitchen trying to perfect gluten-free banana bread. She also loves going on walks with her husband to find good Boba.
Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Alexis relocated to Arizona with her family for better weather. During football season, you can find her screaming on the Huskers. When she’s not providing the best customer support she can, she enjoys spending her free time with family and catching up on her favorite shows. She loves going out to eat and trying new places. Alexis has moved 23 times throughout her life and considers herself a professional packer!
Kallie was born and raised a passionate Nebraska Husker fan. She spends most of her time finding new recipes to try, along with playing board games or watching TV shows with her husband. Kallie loves knitting, hiking, and traveling. She is happiest when she is surrounded by her friends and family.
C.J. is a bubbly individual who's still mastering the art of nurturing plants and cooking up a storm in the wee hours. While others dream of sandy beaches, she travels the world through her taste buds. She LOVES Afro-beats and soulful tunes, and is quite the jester too...never a dull conversation with this one!
Moving from California to New York was a big change, but one that Oziel has embraced! Channeling her love of traveling, she is excited to experience all the city has to offer. On the weekends you’ll probably find her at an art museum or at home having a spa day. She enjoys matcha, pesto pasta, and chocolate chip cookies (but not with too many chocolate chips.)
After early life in Africa, Wicus lived and travelled widely. His passion for technology and the diversity of life, has led his professional career through varied industries like banking and finance, travel, digital media and the energy sector.
Alin is a software engineer who is passionate about technology and visual arts. His first encounter with programming occurred at the age of 12, when he and a friend worked on a Super Mario clone (he’s been hooked ever since). In his free time, Alin enjoys going out in nature and trying new foods.
Front-end Development Lead
Vlad left his Linguistics degree behind due to ideological reasons and pursued his passion for computers; starting with Half Life and using Linux as a desktop. He combines engineering practices with a love of cycling which spans from 300km rides to shooting cycling movies. And when the moment calls for it, he'll be hanging out with Buddha.
A Jersey boy who ended up living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Kris has watched too many episodes of "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown". Eat and travel has been his motto for the past year, and he hopes to continue living by it in the future.
Mohamed is a foodie and quite competitive by nature. Born and raised in Egypt, Mohamed is someone who aims to consistently excel in whatever he sets his sights on, be it an ultra-competitive game of FIFA, composing winning strategies in chess, or showcasing his skills in ping pong. His unwavering dedication to triumph drives his ambition in every facet of life.
React Native Developer
Noman is a proficient software engineer specializing in mobile app development. His career is driven by a deep-seated passion for mobile technology. Beyond his professional endeavors, he is an avid martial arts enthusiast, currently honing his kickboxing skills with an eye toward learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. In his downtime, he indulges his love for reading and movies, always in pursuit of learning something new.
If you’re ever caught in a game of hide-and-seek with Naomi, count on finding her somewhere sunny and sandy. She loves the beach and the outdoors. Naomi has worked as a teacher and enjoys spending time with her family.
Though she never pursued a Nursing career, Nicole has always been a sucker for helping people. She may be the smallest in the family but known to have the biggest heart. This - and her huge relationship with food and love for travel.
Saad can talk about video games and gadgets for hours and he's always looking for mind-bending sci-fi movies that recalibrate his brain. It comes as no surprise that when he’s not working, Saad can be found playing video games or running his tech YouTube channel (just for fun!). However, it’s not all techy with Saad! He also loves learning about historical events from around the world.
Living right outside of New Orleans, she indulges in the wonderful festivals, food and music year round. Fallon loves kayaking, hiking, swimming and horseback riding. She even had a horse named Cojack when she was younger. She has recently taken up gardening and hopes to have her Grandma's green thumb!
Gloria is a multi-passionate person whose interests range from arts and crafts to data science. Coffee calms her down and she works best with her headphones and favorite white noise music (which drowns out the snorting and sneezing sounds from the Chow Chows sleeping around her).
Marketing & Listing Specialist
Mary is a South Florida native and self-proclaimed music enthusiast (with zero rhythm). She loves to travel any chance she gets, especially when live music is involved. You can typically find her with her nose in a book, rewatching The Great British Bake Off, or talking about Taylor Swift’s discography to anyone who will listen.
Inventory and Operations Specialist
Sarmad is a go-getter; he is passionate about supply chain and thriving in the excitement of overcoming challenges. But there's more to him than that! He's also an adventurer, drawn to the awe-inspiring beauty of mountains and scenic vistas. So, whether maneuvering through logistical hurdles or traversing mountainous landscapes, He masterfully blends a challenging career with his love for travel.
Wendell is an avid traveler and an advocate for community engagement. Seasoned professional with an outstanding track record in the customer service industry. Loves technology, the outdoors and whatever's inside the fridge.
Sheila has had a passion for arts and crafts from a young age (part of that may be because she got A’s on all of her art assignments in school). Now, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, cooking and watching movies.
Dennis was born in Davao City, home to the highest peak in the Philippines. When he isn’t playing volleyball -- his favorite sport -- Dennis enjoys dreaming up different stories, and eventually wants to write a novel. His foolproof trick for remembering things is to make songs about them.
Shijia is always looking to get her hands on a good story to enjoy. She spends her free time both consuming and creating narratives whether it's through books, comics, TV shows, movies, or table-top roleplaying games. She hopes to encounter new experiences for new inspirations.
Michael has had a passion for all things tech related ever since he was a little kid. As a software engineer, he’s been able to turn his passion into a career where he’s always excited to try out new technologies. When Michael’s not working on software and hardware, he enjoys relaxing in nature, mountain biking and snowboarding. He also really loves to cook!
Jason was born in Canada, has lived briefly in California, and currently resides in Connecticut. As a prospective globetrotter, he dreams of one day traveling to all seven continents. When he’s not coding, you’ll find him engrossed in a good book, cooking, or listening to lo-fi hip hop.
Alex got into tech at an early age after following programming tutorials on YouTube in search of an interesting challenge. These days, he loves to scratch his problem-solving itch through chess (though he still has plenty to learn). Win or lose, he is always eager for another game.
When Amit is unplugged from technology, he enjoys spending time out in nature. He's also known to be quite the conversationalist, always up for a chat about anything. Some say he is of the belief that a sport which involves kicking a ball around should be called football.
Bhavna, after having enjoyed the pleasant climate of Surat, India, thought she was mentally prepared for the NYC weather. Little did she know! During her free time, she enjoys watching lesser-known Netflix shows, dancing to all tunes, discovering different cuisines, and reading. Whenever she feels overwhelmed, she finds a quiet spot and pens her thoughts through poetry. She loves celebrating festivals from all cultures. She is game for impromptu and the craziest sounding plans!
Nora started programming in first year of college and loves seeing how engineers construct the modern world by start inputting simple text lines to their laptops. Born in eastern China, Nora grew up with interests in art, fiction and ACG. She still likes to write fiction when there’s free time and she's feeling inspired.
Born in Miami, FL but raised in Ithaca, NY, Kelvin is always looking to experience new things and travel. As an eager moviegoer, he loves staring at scenes in search of the perfect picture and dreams of meeting the stars at the Cannes Film Festival. In his spare time, Kelvin loves trying new foods, wandering around cities, and finding a coffee shop to read a good book or struggle with the daily crossword.
Made in Tehran but grew up in Manhattan Beach, CA, Borna spends his free time lifting weights and discovering new music. Borna's favorite dessert is tiramisu, however he is a lot better at eating them than making them. When he is not coding, he is planning how to win his next game in backgammon against his mother (he has won once).
Marketing Specialist Intern
Aelin is a design strategist who is passionate about using visual and rhetorical storytelling techniques to deliver value and create successful business narratives. Once an architect, she loves to travel and experience cities through multiple lenses, reflecting on people’s relationship with the built environment.