Meet the Team
The Payara team consists of Engineers, an international Support Services team, Human Resources, Project Management, Accounting, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing departments.
Get to Know the Management Team
Hi, I’m the founder of Payara. My goal is to build a sustainable open source business around the Payara Platform. I get to work with some of the most passionate people in the industry, trying new things, building new technology while growing and helping our community of users and customers. My role as founder is to do the jobs that nobody else is doing and then hire someone better than me to take it on. As a techie there’s no better job. My motto is: “Do stuff and stuff happens”.
Human Resources / Operations
Hi, I’m HR and Operations Manager at Payara. It’s a great job as every day is different and I get to recruit and work with some of the best people around. My team strives to build a lively, passionate, open community as we know the business thrives on this. Helping people develop to their full potential is what I love doing … I started life as a Primary school teacher.
Hi, I’m Head of Marketing & Community Builder at Payara. I’m proud to say that I’ve been with Payara from the very beginning, and over the years I’ve been responsible for building and improving its brand, as well as growing our community of users and customers. I really enjoy my job as I can work with a great team of passionate people and witness the enthusiasm and commitment of the Payara community – it’s a very rewarding experience! After graduating from university, I thought I’d be a radio journalist but luckily I ended up in the Java industry, and never looked back.
Hey there, I’m Sarah and I’m the Finance Manager and Office Manager at Payara Services. I keep a tight reign on both the company figures and the office staff ensuring both produce excellent results. The office in Malvern is a great place to work with a good friendly atmosphere and lots of cake. I have always worked in finance since leaving college in oodles of diverse industries.
Service Team Manager
Greetings! I’m a Senior Service Engineer at Payara Services Ltd. My main drive is to assist our customers with their specific technical issues while sorting out the challenges they face on a daily basis, and as part of the service team our efforts are focused on understanding the needs of our customer base as best as possible to improve our products in the right direction. And improvement is what I enjoy the most! When problems are solved and crisis are averted, the lessons learned in the process will be extremely useful not only for the business, but for me as a professional, too. My background as a software developer helps me a lot as well!
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