Hi! We are Wildbit

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We believe developers shouldn’t spend time in the weeds of process, infrastructure, and communication. Our products remove that pain, allowing you to design, code, and ship brilliant software.

We exist for our team. Our products and customers allow us to do the best work of our lives, together.

Wildbit in numbers:

19 years in business
100,000+ companies loving our products
27 team members in 6 countries
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Meet the team

We’re like a family. We work together, we have fun together and we go on amazing company retreats every year. We believe that doing what you love is just a part of the equation. It’s about doing what you love with people you respect and enjoy being around.

Natalie Nagele

Co-founder & CEO

Philadelphia, PA

Natalie Nagele

Love my kids, travel adventures and parties.

Chris Nagele

Co-founder and CTO

Philadelphia, PA

Chris Nagele

Love to travel with the wife and kids. Wannabe race car driver. Not so healthy obsession with Building Science.

Eugene Fedorenko

Lead Designer

Philadelphia, PA

Eugene Fedorenko

Avid reader. Art lover. Short distance hiker. Sunny day outdoorsman. Wannabe photographer.

Igor Balos

QA Engineer

Novi Sad, Serbia

Igor Balos

QA Boss, Hi-Fi Freak, Biker

Dmitry Sabanin

Developer

Ardmore, PA

Dmitry Sabanin

Software engineer. Idealist. Science geek. Family man.

Ilya Sabanin

Development Manager

Philadelphia, PA

Ilya Sabanin

Father. Software developer. Private pilot. Born in Siberia.

Dana Chaby

Customer Support and Advocate

Philadelphia, PA

Dana Chaby

Sport Fishing Enthusiast, Fitness Fanatic, Lover of Fine Wine

Derek Rushforth

Designer & Front-end Developer

Phoenix, AZ

Derek Rushforth

Designer, developer, doodler. Likes tacos and badminton.

Chris Bowler

Customer Success

Prince George, Canada

Chris Bowler

Writer, designer, teacher, and type enthusiast. Loves to enable teams to do their best work.

Andrew Theken

Developer

Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Theken

Dominator of board games, avid reader, and public library advocate.

Rian Van Der Merwe

Product Manager

Portland, OR

Rian Van Der Merwe

Product person, author, and speaker. Lover of family, design, and coffee.

Brian Kerr

Customer Success

Iowa City, IA

Brian Kerr

Customer Centric. Purveyor of fine coffee. Part time cyclist.

Patrick Graham

Customer Success

Vancouver, Washington

Patrick Graham

Rolling Stones enthusiast. Fantasy novel connoisseur. Dev whisperer.

Jeremy Polley

QA Engineer

Concord, NC

Jeremy Polley

I put the fun in funeral. I'm all about Jesus, family, and carbonated water.

Marek Loder

Customer Success

Philadelphia, PA

Marek Loder

Ambivert with a passion for: family, design, building, outdoors, exercise, and dogs

Matt West

Designer

Rugby, England

Matt West

Designer, developer, author, and occasional guitarist.

Alex Philipp

System Engineer

Minneapolis

Alex Philipp

Grappler, father, aspiring biohacker.

Julie Parkes

Operations

Philadelphia, PA

Julie Parkes

I'm all about live music, green tea, and #teamlove ♥️

Anna Ward

Head of Deliverability

Philadelphia

Anna Ward

Professional picnicker.

Thi Tran

Finance and Operations

Philadelphia, PA

Thi Tran

Shelley Jeżewska

Customer Success

Shelley Jeżewska

Tomek Maszkowski

Senior Fullstack Engineer

Tomek Maszkowski

Charlie Sears

Senior Backend Engineer

Lexington

Charlie Sears

Curious learner. Average machinist. Avid tinkerer. Latte Lover.

Vlad-Cosmin Sandu

Software Developer @ Postmark

Bucharest, romania

Vlad-Cosmin Sandu

Jordan Dibb

Customer Success

Finlayson, MN

Jordan Dibb

Walter White hair. BB-8 body. Mose Schrute smile.

Amy Chantasirivisal

Director of Engineering

Fremont, CA

Amy Chantasirivisal

Nick Hammond

Senior Fullstack Engineer

Phoenix, AZ

Nick Hammond

Cyclist, nature lover, developer, and cold brew fan.

We’ve been doing the “remote thing” since 2000. One-third of the team works out of Philadelphia, with the rest spread out around the world. Our culture, communication, and process are specifically tailored around a remote team.

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The rules that shape how we work and live

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Wildbit is product agnostic. We exist to support our team.

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As individuals, we’re self motivated and constantly improving our craft.

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As a team, we support each other to do the work of our lives.

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We expect great things from ourselves. You should expect the same from everyone else.

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We’re driven by one metric: our customer’s success.

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Be respectful, natural and transparent in communication.

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Most things are not urgent. Be patient, stay calm, go home.

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The best work happens in peace and quiet (or when you are not around a computer).

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Be practical. The best decisions consider time, resources and mutual acceptance.

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Don’t be an asshole.

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Our home
away from home

As a remote-first team, we replaced the traditional HQ with a hybrid coworking concept. Located in Philadelphia, it’s a place to call home when you’re away from home — no permanent desks and no requirement to show up. So whether local or coming in from another city, it exists to renew energy and strengthen our community.

Mailing address:
2400 Market Street, No. 200
Suite 235B
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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From the blog:

Chris Nagele Downsizing the office. Upsizing remote-first. by Chris on November 8th, 2019
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Over 19 years of cultivating culture and experience

2000

2000 was the year of the dotcom collapse, resulting in huge losses for legions of investors.

Chris started Wildbit as a web design shop serving clients mostly in Philadelphia.

After putting word out on a newsgroup (remember those?) Chris partnered with a developer in Romania, starting our foray into remote teams.

2004

Facebook launched in 2004, though at the time it was only open to college students and was called "The Facebook".

Launch of first product Newsberry — an email marketing service.

2005

YouTube is founded and comes online February 15, 2005.

Wildbit publishes a report on design for Social Networks through its work on Philly2night.com, starting a speciality in building community sites.

2007

Apple introduces the iPhone to the public at the January 9, 2007 Macworld Conference & Expo.

Client launch of Nuzizo.com, first full scale social network.

First Wildbit retreat in Cyprus.

Client launch of Podcast People, a SaaS product for self-publishing podcasts.

Product launch of Beanstalk.

2008

The first phone with Google Android 1.0 was released on September 23, 2008.

Second company retreat in Turkey.

Client launch of MeetPips, a Forex trading community site.

2010

Apple introduces the iPad on January 27, 2010.

Product launch of Postmark.

2011

The first Chromebooks with Chrome OS begin shipping on June 15, 2011.

First official office in Philadelphia as well as first employee under the same roof.

Shut down our first product, Newsberry.

2012

Google announces Google Glass on April 5, 2012.

Wildbit retreat in Palma de Mallorca.

2013

Elon Musk announces "hyperloop"—a giant, pneumatic tube transport system.

Started a tradition of family portraits for 1 year anniversaries.

Launched our third product, dploy.io.

2014

Coolest Cooler starts Kickstarter campaign, making it the most funded project ever.

Added the most new team members in a single year (6!).

During our retreat we defined our values for the first time as a team. Including a favorite, don't be an asshole.

2015

Microsoft launches Windows 10 in July.

We ditched our office and all worked remotely for a bit.

We moved into our new office after a 6 month build-out.

At the Philadelphia retreat, we defined success in each role at the company.

Rebranded dploy.io as DeployBot and launched Build Tools.

2016

Company retreat in sunny Florida and Disney World.

2017

Announced our fourth product, Conveyor.

Company retreat in Florida and Universal Orlando.

Wildbit started working 4-days work week.

DeployBot got a new home.

2018

Company retreat in Texas.

Philadelphia Business Journal: Best Places to Work

2019

Public launch of Conveyor.

Wildbit’s 14th retreat in Stowe, Vermont.

To be continued…