Team

Who We Are

  • CEO

    Raphael

    Joined December 2017

    Raphael noticed that online - everywhere he went - he was treated like a 1st class citizen. He soon realized: when he received benefits he did not earn, someone else had to pay to cover the costs. His responsibility is developing and managing our business. He also takes care of networking, company culture and accounting.

  • CTO

    Daniel

    Joined January 2017

    Daniel studied IT-Security. At his first job, his skills led him to become the system architect of the first Austrian cyber attack simulation platform. Ever since the Snowden revelations he invested most of his free time to conceptualize privacy solutions. He is the brain behind the Safing Privacy Network and its lead developer.

  • Dev & Community Manager

    David

    Joined January 2017

    Previously, David worked on large scale gaming applications with millions of users. Seeing first hand how the industry gathers and processes intimate user data, he became more and more aware of the importance of privacy. His responsibilities at Safing are development, community management as well as writing and podcasting.

  • Martin
    Company Advisor

    Martin

    Joined July 2019

    Martin's track record in international management and sales is invaluable to our team. As our consultant and coach he comes by one day a week to help us think through and reflect over past steps, empowering us to make better decisions in all key areas.

  • Alex
    Developer

    Alex

    Joined September 2019

    Alex is involved in building the backends of the major web platforms of Safing, including the SPN user platform and payment system. As the first employee he also helped shaping the company.

  • Designer

    Luke

    Joined October 2019

    Luke's uncompromising passion for privacy led us to hire him directly from within the community. With his pragmatism and determination towards easy design he already made a big impact.

  • Tabitha
    Backoffice

    Tabitha

    Joined January 2020

    Tabitha is supporting us to tackle all emerging bottle-necks in the office. May it be accounting, reporting, writing or editing podcasts - she is always eagerly helping out.

  • Senior Dev & Server Admin

    Patrick

    Joined March 2020

    With his wide experience, ranging from IT-security and pen-testing to driver development to server management, Patrick rapidly became an invaluable part of the team. With his passion for Go-lang he is primarily advancing the SPN.