I am the founder of the Sonata Project, an open source project used by hundred of Symfony projects around the world. I have been playing around technologies (PHP, TypeScripts, Go, Docker and many more).
RFP / HR Bio
15 years of experience in large project developments, open source solutions, consultancy and team management.
I am currently working as a CTO for Ekino from the United Kingdom.
Chief Technology Officer 15 years of experience in large project developments, open source solutions, consultancy and team management. Thomas has a passion for technology from his early age, that drive him into computer and information technologies. Through his years of experience, he published articles, open source projects and participate as speaker to different conferences. This tech journey has put him as a tech leader with a pragmatic approach for problem solving and mentorship by example.
He has started his career in Edinburgh as a software developer for an agency working with Java and PHP. He came back to France to be a freelancer for a few years. He has joined ekino 10 years ago as a software architect to help build the actual team, and design solutions for digital projects.
Between 2015 and 2019, Thomas has been in charge of the PHP and the Frontend teams (50 people across Paris and Bordeaux). Thomas reviews technological proposals, implementations and ideas to match client’s requirements and value expectations. He regularly deep dives into code to help his team and explains concepts to developer. Since 2019, Thomas moved to the UK in the ekino London office.
He has done or supervised migration of ecommerce, digital safe, entertainment and digital platforms. He also designs high scalability and long-term platforms. For instance, he helped to design, to build and to test the next generation of Canal+ VOD service, still in active maintenance today.
Thomas is also a product thinker; he builds a widely known Open Source project in the Symfony community: The Sonata Project. Some components of the project are downloaded more than 100K times per month, and now the maintenance is organized around core contributors in Europe. The project is now 10 years old.