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Hello from the Balsamiq Team!

Balsamiq is an indie software company, made up of passionate, friendly, distributed and diverse empathy-filled people.

Most of us work from home, aided by the invaluable input and support of these furry office-mates.

Lucy Cooper Nala Costeau Chickens Belle Dori Spencer Cyrus Zoe Sandra Luna Pimpa Odin Titan Luigi Amy Borja Valero Mari Mario Panzer

Giacomo 'Peldi' Guilizzoni

Giacomo “Peldi” Guilizzoni

Founder and CEO

You can read about Peldi in these interviews, in this blog post about his story or listen to some of his talks. He'd love to meet you! Schedule a call!

Bologna, Italy
Marco Botton

Marco Botton

Super-duper Coder

Marco is the architect of Balsamiq Wireframes, now working on our Mac app.

Bologna, Italy
Valerie Liberty

Valerie Liberty

Head Chef, Wow! Division

Valerie helps with sales inquiries, support questions and is the queen of our phone lines. She’s also our resident chef!

California, USA
Cooper Cooper
Nala Nala
Mike Angeles

Mike Angeles

Interface Designer

Mike is our UI designer. He’s known in the UX community as Konigi, was a co-founder of the IA Institute, and has written about interface design since 2001.

California, USA
Natalie Gould

Natalie Gould

CFO & Wow! Division

Natalie is the master bean-counter, in charge of keeping our finances healthy and our processes über-efficient.

California, USA
Costeau Costeau
Natalie's Chickens Six Chickens
Paolo Ottanà

Paolo Ottanà

All-around Coder

Paolo is able to work on anything you throw at him. Right now he's working on Balsamiq Wireframes for Mac.

Ferrara, Italy
Belle Belle
Dori Dori
Joy McCrea

Joy McCrea

COO, Balsamiq Studios LLC

Joy makes sure our distributed team is well taken care of: payroll, benefits, taxes, accounting, dealing with the bank — she does it all!

California, USA
Spencer Spencer
Cyrus Cyrus
Florian Brauer

Florian Brauer

Developer in Testing

Florian helps us maintain high quality by writing automated tests and supporting our customers. He's also our in-house cyber-security expert.

Bremen, Germany
Leon Barnard

Leon Barnard

Designer and Writer

Leon is heading our customer education efforts.

California, USA
Anna Mariotti

Anna Mariotti

Virtual Office Manager, Balsamiq SRL

Anna makes sure our Italian company runs smoothly. Purchasing, filing, accounting, payroll, and more!

Bologna, Italy
Zoe Zoe
Michele Orsini

Michele Orsini

Senior Developer

Michele is a passionate developer, now focusing on Balsamiq Wireframes for Windows.

Bologna, Italy
Andrea Serra

Andrea Serra

Senior Developer

Andrea is a full-stack developer working on our integrations.

Bologna, Italy
Sandra Sandra
Salvatore Cammarata

Salvatore Cammarata

Senior Developer

Sax is in charge of our integration development and strategy.

Bologna, Italy
Francesca Fabbri

Francesca Fabbri

Marketing Strategist

Fra researches the Marketing types that suit our little company best, in order to inform our future Marketing strategy.

Bologna, Italy
Agnese Sgarbi

Agnese Sgarbi

Developer

Agnese is a developer on Balsamiq Wireframes, for Web and Windows.

Modena, Italy
Luna (aka grumpy cat) Luna (aka grumpy cat)
Pimpa (very happy doggo) Pimpa (very happy doggo)
Brendan Saricks

Brendan Saricks

Customer Champion

Brendan is our Chicago-based Customer Champion, in charge of making sure every customer request is heard and properly considered.

Illinois, USA
Odin Odin
Titan Titan
Virgin Pereira

Virgin Pereira

Customer Champion

Virgin is our France-based Customer Champion. He too makes sure our customers are heard and taken good care of! :)

Gastes, France
Luigi Luigi
Stefano Brilli

Stefano Brilli

Software Engineer

Stefano is a developer working on Balsamiq Wireframes and Balsamiq Cloud.

Prato, Italy
Jessica Orellanes

Jessica Orellanes

User Research

Jessica heads our user research efforts and manages partner relationships.

Bologna, Italy
Drew Lafferty

Drew Lafferty

Do-it-all DevOps

Drew is the lead developer of Olio, our custom CRM. Between DevOps, full stack development, and helping out the team wherever they need it, he’s got it covered.

Illinois, USA
Liz Green

Liz Green

Wow! Division

Liz makes sure that things are running smoothly with sales support, and keeps our sales docs updated.

Illinois, USA
Stefano Gozzi

Stefano Gozzi

Developer in Testing

Stefano helps us with all-things-testing, especially for integrations: manual, automated, he can do it all!

Modena, Italy
Amy Amy
Luca Cornazzani

Luca Cornazzani

Senior Developer

Luca is the lead developer for Balsamiq Wireframes for Windows.

Bologna, Italy
Tommaso Ognibene

Tommaso Ognibene

Full Stack Developer

Tommaso is a core developer for Balsamiq Cloud.

Bologna, Italy
Alberto Forni

Alberto Forni

Senior Developer

Alberto is a developer for Balsamiq Wireframes, focussing on the Web versions.

Cento, Italy
Ali Servet Donmez

Ali Servet Donmez

Full Stack Developer

Ali makes us super-efficient by building and maintaining internal tools for us.

Vicenza, Italy
Alasdair Manson

Alasdair Manson

Customer Champion

Alasdair delights you with wonderful Tech Support from beautiful Lake Tahoe, California.

California, USA
Laura Farolfi

Laura Farolfi

Project Manager in Marketing

Laura coordinates most of our marketing projects. She's a machine! :)

Bologna, Italy
Borja Valero BorjaValero
Marì Marì
Laura Lei

Laura Lei

All-Round Designer

Laura is our one-stop-shop for all things graphic design: images, icons, swag, videos, websites, she can do it all!

Bologna, Italy
Amanda Hajek

Amanda Hajek

Sponsorships Coordinator

Amanda helps us give back to our community via sponsorships and SWAG.

Illinois, USA
Archer Archer
Kendra Kirk

Kendra Kirk

Sales Support & Special Projects

Kendra handles sales support for our European customers, and helps us with legal and other sales-related projects.

Paris, France
Mario Panzer
Billy Carlson

Billy Carlson

Design Educator

Billy is a design educator helping customers learn design best practices.

Illinois, USA
Stefano Masini Amaris B.V.

Aramis B.V. (External Partner)

Software Development

Aramis B.V., owned by Stefano Masini, is a Dutch software development company that helps us go really fast! :)

Leiden, Netherlands