Team

Team Strategy & Partners

Bernd Erk

Bernd Erk

CEO

Former member of Nagios Community Advisory Board, CEO at NETWAYS, creator of MonitoringExchange. Bernd contributes to Icinga project management and public presentations and is a co-founder of the Icinga Project.
Julian Hein

Julian Hein

Alliances and Partners

Julian is Co-Founder of the Icinga Project and a long time member of the Monitoring Community and CEO at NETWAYS. Julian contributes to Icinga organisation and is responsible for strategical alliances and partners.
Eric Lippmann

Eric Lippmann

CTO & Lead Icinga Web 2 Developer

Eric is a member of the Icinga Web team and a long time PHP and Javascript developer. He is main developer of inGraph and responsible for many cronk concepts and ideas. Eric leads the Icinga Web 2 development. On the team since summer 2011.
Thomas Gelf

Thomas Gelf

Lead Architect & Icinga Web 2 Developer

A native of the Italian Alps, Thomas brings with him nearly two decades of development experience in various languages and contributes mostly to Icinga Web 2. In his professional life he is an Icinga and Puppet consultant and trainer. Officially on the team since 2014 (about when he ran out of places to hide).

 

 

Blerim Sheqa

Blerim Sheqa

Product Manager - Partners & Integration

Blerim is a Product Manager and he takes care of integrations and technical partners in the Icinga Project.
Michael Friedrich

Michael Friedrich

Community Lead & Icinga 2 Developer

Michael is a long term Icinga developer contributing to core, web and integrations. Working as Senior Developer at NETWAYS with a love for documentation & community support. He’s also maintaining monitoring-portal.org. On the team since May 2009.

Markus Frosch

Markus Frosch

Lead QA and Packaging

Markus is taking care of Debian/RPM packages as well as helping the puppet modules evolve. He’s working as Icinga and open source consultant at NETWAYS and has built large scale (monitoring) systems with Icinga, Puppet, etc. On board since August 2012.

Team Core

Gunnar Beutner

Gunnar Beutner

Lead Icinga 2 Developer

Gunnar specializes on Icinga 2.x and 1.x IDOUtils development. He is a contributor to various graphing tools and works in C/C++, PHP with a love of databases. Gunnar is working as Senior Developer at NETWAYS. On the team since June 2011.
Michael Friedrich

Michael Friedrich

Community Lead & Icinga 2 Developer

Michael is a long term Icinga developer contributing to core, web and integrations. Working as Senior Developer at NETWAYS with a love for documentation & community support. He’s also maintaining monitoring-portal.org. On the team since May 2009.

Jean Flach

Jean Flach

Icinga 2 Developer

Jean started his Icinga 2 journey as developer at NETWAYS. While he is used to develop Icinga 2 in C++, he’s also the author of the Icinga 2 Windows Plugins going further into API actions and Flapping. On the team since September 2014.

Simon Murray

Simon Murray

Icinga 2 Developer

Simon joined DataCentred in 2013, broadening skills in Puppet orchestration, monitoring (Icinga naturally), datacenter networking, enterprise security architecture, OpenStack cloud and Ceph object storage clusters. Polyglot, most at home with C++, Python and Ruby. Simon is the author of the InfluxDB feature in Icinga 2. On the team since August 2017.
Noah Hilverling

Noah Hilverling

Icinga 2 Developer

Noah joined Icinga as trainee at NETWAYS  and started deep down in Icinga 2 and C++. He is also taking care about Windows Clients and the C# setup wizard. On the team since September 2016.
Tobias von der Krone

Tobias von der Krone

Icinga 2 Developer, QA & Support

Tobias is a long-term Icinga user managing a distributed setup with Icinga 2 clusters. He’s responsible for Data Center Operations at ProfitBricks. Whilst learning C++ he takes care of QA, documentation and community support. On the team since January 2015.
Rune Darrud

Rune Darrud

Icinga 2 Developer & Windows QA

Rune developed the multiple commands feature in Icinga Classic UI. He is responsible for Icinga quality, release testing and bug reporting. Rune is a member of the Q&A and Core teams. On the team since July 2010.

 

Ricardo Bartels

Ricardo Bartels

Icinga Developer

Ricardo developed the Icinga Classic UI JSON export & leads its development. He looks after monitoring and server administration of >500 servers at one of Deutsche Telekom’s many departments. Ricardo has over 10 years of monitoring experience. On the team since August 2010.

Team Web

Eric Lippmann

Eric Lippmann

CTO & Lead Icinga Web 2 Developer

Eric is a member of the Icinga Web team and a long time PHP and Javascript developer. He is main developer of inGraph and responsible for many cronk concepts and ideas. Eric leads the Icinga Web 2 development. On the team since summer 2011.

Marius Hein

Marius Hein

Lead Icinga Web Developer

Developer of NETWAYS Portal, Grapher V2 and various Plugins and Addons for Icinga/Nagios. Lead Developer of Icinga Web and “Cronk” creator.
On the team since May 2009.

 

Thomas Gelf

Thomas Gelf

Lead Architect & Icinga Web 2 Developer

A native of the Italian Alps, Thomas brings with him nearly two decades of development experience in various languages and contributes mostly to Icinga Web 2. In his professional life he is an Icinga and Puppet consultant and trainer. Officially on the team since 2014 (about when he ran out of places to hide).

 

 

Johannes Meyer

Johannes Meyer

Icinga Web 2 Developer

Johannes started working on Icinga Web 1.x and is now responsible for Icinga Web 2 development. One of his babies is the Icinga Web 2 Setup Wizard paving the way for all the exciting modules and views he’s also been building. On the team since June 2013.

 

Florian Strohmaier

Florian Strohmaier

Icinga Web 2 Developer

Florian is working as UX designer and web developer at NETWAYS. Most recently he joined Icinga to develop and enhance Icinga Web 2 using JS, CSS and PHP voodoo. On the team since February 2016.

 

Alexander Klimov

Alexander Klimov

Icinga Web 2 Developer

Alexander started his Icinga Web 2 adventure as trainee at NETWAYS. He is also used to develop Icinga Web 2 modules whilst refactoring the Vagrant boxes and Puppet code. On the team since January 2014.

 

Jennifer Mourek

Jennifer Mourek

Icinga Web 2 Developer

Jennifer joined Icinga becoming a NETWAYS DEV trainee. She took the long road with learning PHP, HTML, CSS and Javascript in real world scenarios such as Icinga Exchange, Solr and more Icinga Web 2 modules. On the team since September 2016.

Team Integrations

Blerim Sheqa

Blerim Sheqa

Product Manager - Partners & Integration

Blerim is a Product Manager and he takes care of integrations and technical partners in the Icinga Project.
Virender Khatri

Virender Khatri

Chef Cookbook Developer

Virender works as Senior DevOps Engineer at BSB and has 7+ years of experience with AWS, Open Source technologies and automation tooling. He is the lead maintainer of the official Icinga 2 Chef Cookbook paving the way for config management tool intergration. On the team since January 2015.
Assaf Flatto

Assaf Flatto

Ansible Playbook Developer

Starting in 2001 with Netsaint (now Nagios) Assaf has since built NMS structures for data centres on 3 continents, combining Nagios with tools such as MRTG, Snort, Asterisk and Cacti. In Icinga, Assaf contributes to VM creation and quality assurance. On the team since December 2011.

Bernd Ahlers

Bernd Ahlers

Graylog2 Vagrant Maintainer

Bernd is a Graylog developer and is located in Hamburg working for Graylog Inc.. During his journey of log processing and connecting monitoring cores like Icinga 2, he recently joined the Icinga team helping in maintaining the Vagrant boxes, specifically the icinga2x-graylog2 demo box. Onboard since October 2014.

 

Tom de Vylder

Tom de Vylder

Puppet Module Developer

Tom is working at Inuits and is an experienced Puppet developer including officially approved modules. He’s putting his effort into the Puppet module for Icinga Web 2, but also ensures that the Icinga 2 module passes Q&A and unit tests. On the team since January 2015.

Jordan Jethwa

Jordan Jethwa

Docker Container Maintainer

Jordan is a Web Technologist that is part of the Online Experience Management’s WCMS group at Adobe. He started as a contractor in 2011 and converted to full time a few months later. His DevOps team primary focus is to support and maintain the software and infrastructure that powers much of Adobe.com and several other related sites including the internal intranet site. On the team since March 2016.

Valentino Gagliardi

Valentino Gagliardi

Ansible Playbook Developer

A freelance system administrator, in love with monitoring and logging, Valentino uses Icinga to monitor hundreds of Linux servers. IT automation fanatic, is responsible for Icinga 2 Ansible role. Onboard since June 2014.

Eric Zounes

Eric Zounes

Puppet Module Developer

Eric Zounes works at Puppet Labs managing their Icinga 2 infrastructure to monitor services like the Puppet Forge and CI pipeline. He also helps contribute to the development of the Icinga 2 and Icinga Web 2 Puppet modules. On the team since October 2015.

Marius Sturm

Marius Sturm

Graylog Integration Developer

Marius is a developer at Graylog, Inc. in Hamburg, Germany. He takes care of logging integrations like the Icinga 2 GELF output. On the Team since October 2015.

Team Packaging

Markus Frosch

Markus Frosch

Lead QA and Packaging

Markus is taking care of Debian/RPM packages as well as helping the puppet modules evolve. He’s working as Icinga and open source consultant at NETWAYS and has built large scale (monitoring) systems with Icinga, Puppet, etc. On board since August 2012.

Alexander Wirt

Alexander Wirt

Debian Packager

Alexander maintains the Debian packages for Icinga and Icinga 2 in support of the Icinga team. Founder & maintainer of the DebMon repository. On the team since March 2010.

Matthew Thode

Matthew Thode

Gentoo Packager

A Developer in charge of infrastructure at Gentoo, Matthew uses Icinga to monitor a geography and architecturally diverse infrastructure. Matthew contributes to Icinga Core helping out where he knows best – packaging Icinga for Gentoo. On the team since August 2010.

Lars Engels

Lars Engels

FreeBSD Packager

Lars runs Icinga on Ubuntu coming from Solaris in the past. His main goal is to keep Icinga portable and usable on non-Linux platforms. So he maintains the Icinga 1, 2 and icli Ports on FreeBSD. In this way he supports the team by maintaining the official Icinga ports on FreeBSD. On the team since October 2010.
Dirk Götz

Dirk Götz

RPM Packager & SELinux Master

Dirk is working as Senior Consultant at NETWAYS. His main tasks are monitoring with and around Icinga as well as configuration management with Puppet. He’s an RHCE and helps mastering the Icinga RPMs especially focusing on SELinux. On the team since February 2015.

Carl R. Friend

Carl R. Friend

Core Developer & Solaris Packager

On board since May 2012, Carl contributes to Core, Packaging and QA, particularly with his Solaris knowledge. A sys admin and Icinga user with 30 years experience in IT on everything from hardware to application programming, Carl specialises in cross-platform interoperability and has used Nagios since the mid-2000s.
Shawn Starr

Shawn Starr

Redhat & Fedora Packager

Shawn co-maintains the official RPMs for Icinga. Also on the Fedora QA team, Shawn has been a Fedora packager since 2006. On the side, he contributed the Plasma weather applet/engine API to KDE 4.x/5.x. Onboard since January 2014.

Team QA & Docs

Thomas Widhalm

Thomas Widhalm

Translation and Q&A

Having a first contact with Nagios as a systems engineer, Thomas became a senior consultant at NETWAYS, focusing on monitoring with Icinga and logmanagment with the elastic stack. He uses feedback he gets during his daytime job to improve documentation, translations and other small things in the Icinga codebase. On the team since March 2016.

Carlos Cesario

Carlos Cesario

Syntax Highlighting and Docs

A sys admin of 8+ years, Carlos’ joins us from Brazil to bring much virtualisation and monitoring experience. The man behind Icinga 2 Vim and Nano syntax highlighting, Carlos has been an avid Icinga user since Icinga 1.2. On board since June 2014.

Matthew Brooks

Matthew Brooks

Core & Classic UI Developer

IT consultant and Icinga user/developer in Northern California who does C, Perl, Python and shell programming. He focuses on the Classic UI and was behind the new Tactical Header introduced in 1.4. Currently the Group Contact (GC) for #icinga on the IRC Freenode network and on the team since May 2011.
Gerd v. Egidy

Gerd v. Egidy

Icinga Q&A

Gerd has been doing C++ development and Linux system administration for over 15 years – both professionally and in his free time. He works at Intra2net as the head of support and consulting. On the team since April 2014.

Thomas Dressler

Thomas Dressler

Icinga Q&A

Thomas is a DBA with over 20 years experience and specialises in IDOUtils and Oracle. He works on various monitoring projects professionally, as a senior consultant at Dacoma GmbH. On the team since March 2011.

Franz Holzer

Franz Holzer

Icinga Q&A

Franz is on the QA team, testing Icinga, supporting users on community channels and improving our dev tracker processes. He uses Icinga in his day-to-day work as a freelance consultant, monitoring customer environments, writing plugins and the like. On the team since April 2012.