Founder Open Banking Project
Simon describes himself as a hacker at heart. These days, he mainly uses Scala and is the lead architect of Open Bank Project, and CEO of TESOBE. Simon studied electronic engineering in Manchester in the early 80’s and focused on real time programming and digital systems. Simon has worked as a software developer, architect, sysadmin, DBA and CTO on numerous web / mobile platforms. Always keen to explore emerging technologies, Simon is also a composer and enjoys interdisciplinary creative collaborations. Simon is a keen supporter of open source and open data believing they are a sustainable force for social good. He is @simsysims on Twitter and is based in Berlin.