Meet the team

A diverse and experienced group of contributors lead the vision, mission and execution of our business.

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Michael Schwartz
CEO & Founder

Mike has been an entrepreneur and identity specialist for nearly two decades. He is the technical and business visionary behind Gluu, whose open source access management platform, called the Gluu Server, empowers organization to centralize authentication and authorization for web and mobile applications using open standards like SAML and OAuth2. Mike is an application security expert, and has been a featured speaker at RSA San Francisco and Europe, Gartner Catalyst, EIC and other identity conferences.

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William Lowe
Director of Operations

Will is a marketing and operations leader with a focus on digital security. At Gluu, Will manages development teams and marketing initiatives to ensure the successful release of new products and services to Gluu's international community of identity professionals and enthusiasts.

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Yuriy Movchan
Director of Development

Yuriy Movchan is a senior software developer who has been working on the Gluu code base for nearly a decade. Yuriy M. is a Java expert, Linux guru, and an enterprise software wizard.

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Yuriy Zabrovarnyy
Lead Software Engineer

Yuriy Zabrovarnyy is a Java expert and OAuth 2.0 application security specialist.

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Christopher Blanton
Identity Engineer

Chris Blanton is an identity engineer at Gluu, focusing on DevOps to simplify Gluu Server management and operations. Chris is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

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Mohib Zico
Lead Solutions Engineer

Mohib Zico is the lead customer solutions engineer, working on a wide range of customer and community support issues. Mohib is an open source software enthusiast, and has worked for many years to help build and grow communities around popular open source projects (like Gluu)!

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Jose Gonzalez
Software Engineer

Jose G. is a senior software developer. At Gluu, he specializes in writing Java-based consumer facing and enterprise applications.

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Javier Rojas
Software Developer

Javier is a senior software developer, and an OAuth 2.0 application security expert.

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Natalia Glina
Software Tester

Nat is devoted QA tester with zero tolerance for bugs! She's an aspiring pentester, and a former English teacher with a passion for languages.

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Isman Firmansyah
Software Developer

Isman is a DevOps expert, focusing on containerization, backend development, and network programming.

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Thomas Gasmyr
IT Support Engineer

Thomas is a Java developer and Linux system administrator. At Gluu, Thomas assists with quality assurance (QA) and customer and community technical support.

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Nasir Uddin
UI/UX Designer

Senior UI/UX designer with more than five years professional experience designing web and mobile applications for businesses around the world.

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Ganesh Sharma
System Administrator

Ganesh is a system administrator and Linux expert. At Gluu, Ganesh is responsible for maintaining many production and development environments for internal and customer facing applications and systems.

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Meghna Joshi
Node.JS Developer

Meghna Joshi is a JavaScript expert with a focus on Node.JS, Angular, and user experience design.

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Gerald Pharin
Product Marketer

Gerald is a full stack developer, responsible for leading execution of the sales & marketing strategy for Gluu's oxd client software.

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Samuel Morris
Technical Writer

Samuel Morris is a technical writer with Gluu. He has ten years of academic writing, professional writing and editing experience, working both for the U.S. military and in the private sector.

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Natalie Lowe
Events Coordinator

Natalie is the Events Coordinator for Gluu. From training sessions to travel logistics, she helps make sure the team gets where they need to go! She's also Gluu’s resident yoga teacher, making sure the team stays nimble and ready for action :)

Michael Schwartz
CEO & Founder

Mike has been an entrepreneur and identity specialist for nearly two decades. He is the technical and business visionary behind Gluu, whose open source access management platform, called the Gluu Server, empowers organization to centralize authentication and authorization for web and mobile applications using open standards like SAML and OAuth2. Mike is an application security expert, and has been a featured speaker at RSA San Francisco and Europe, Gartner Catalyst, EIC and other identity conferences.

William Lowe
Director of Operations

Will is a marketing and operations leader with a focus on digital security. At Gluu, Will manages development teams and marketing initiatives to ensure the successful release of new products and services to Gluu's international community of identity professionals and enthusiasts.

Yuriy Movchan
Director of Development

Yuriy Movchan is a senior software developer who has been working on the Gluu code base for nearly a decade. Yuriy M. is a Java expert, Linux guru, and an enterprise software wizard.

Yuriy Zabrovarnyy
Lead Software Engineer

Yuriy Zabrovarnyy is a Java expert and OAuth 2.0 application security specialist.

Christopher Blanton
Identity Engineer

Chris Blanton is an identity engineer at Gluu, focusing on DevOps to simplify Gluu Server management and operations. Chris is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Mohib Zico
Lead Solutions Engineer

Mohib Zico is the lead customer solutions engineer, working on a wide range of customer and community support issues. Mohib is an open source software enthusiast, and has worked for many years to help build and grow communities around popular open source projects (like Gluu)!

Jose Gonzalez
Software Engineer

Jose G. is a senior software developer. At Gluu, he specializes in writing Java-based consumer facing and enterprise applications.

Javier Rojas
Software Developer

Javier is a senior software developer, and an OAuth 2.0 application security expert.

Natalia Glina
Software Tester

Nat is devoted QA tester with zero tolerance for bugs! She's an aspiring pentester, and a former English teacher with a passion for languages.

Isman Firmansyah
Software Developer

Isman is a DevOps expert, focusing on containerization, backend development, and network programming.

Thomas Gasmyr
IT Support Engineer

Thomas is a Java developer and Linux system administrator. At Gluu, Thomas assists with quality assurance (QA) and customer and community technical support.

Nasir Uddin
UI/UX Designer

Senior UI/UX designer with more than five years professional experience designing web and mobile applications for businesses around the world.

Ganesh Sharma
System Administrator

Ganesh is a system administrator and Linux expert. At Gluu, Ganesh is responsible for maintaining many production and development environments for internal and customer facing applications and systems.

Meghna Joshi
Node.JS Developer

Meghna Joshi is a JavaScript expert with a focus on Node.JS, Angular, and user experience design.

Gerald Pharin
Product Marketer

Gerald is a full stack developer, responsible for leading execution of the sales & marketing strategy for Gluu's oxd client software.

Samuel Morris
Technical Writer

Samuel Morris is a technical writer with Gluu. He has ten years of academic writing, professional writing and editing experience, working both for the U.S. military and in the private sector.

Natalie Lowe
Events Coordinator

Natalie is the Events Coordinator for Gluu. From training sessions to travel logistics, she helps make sure the team gets where they need to go! She's also Gluu’s resident yoga teacher, making sure the team stays nimble and ready for action :)

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