Under Jeroen's leadership, Hippo has grown from a startup to an international enterprise-class product company powering some of the largest and most visited web properties in the world. Jeroen’s management philosophy emphasizes openness and a nonhierarchical structure. He is known for his accessibility and involvement in cultivating a tightknit team culture within Hippo.
Under Tjeerd's leadership as co-founder, Hippo has grown from an organization of three to a company with headquarters in Amsterdam and Boston. He writes regularly for CMS related magazines, looks after strategic alliances and has extensive experience as an international speaker at events including Gilbane, J. Boye, Open World Forum, Nuxeo World and Couchbase Connect. He shares his fourteen years of business experience with the tech community as a Startup Bootcamp mentor.
As CTO, Arjé is the technical brain behind Hippo CMS. He earned his merits in the open source world as an elected Member of the Apache Software Foundation in 2007 after becoming an Apache Cocoon Committer in 2005. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on content management, open source and information management. Arjé shares his fourteen years of business experience with the growing Dutch tech community as a mentor at Rockstart.
Hippo Chief Architect and Magician who gets the big picture. Apache Jedi, contributing and mentoring many projects like Apache Rave. Sets OASIS standards.
Uber performance wizard. Main developer of Hippo Delivery Tier. Committer to Apache Cocoon and Apache Jackrabbit.
Mister 99,99% uptime. Master of Infrastructure. Committer to Apache Jackrabbit and contributing to Apache HTTP Server.
Hippo’s Lead Developer and BigData Mastermind. Keeps things as simple as possible and no simpler.
Lead Architect for Hippo Professional Services. Gets things done. Apache Cocoon committer and JCR advocate.
Incredible Java and Spring Guru. Committer to the Apache Jetspeed project. Can get anything to work.