Hello, we are Pusher.
We make realtime cool.
We provide cloud-based functionality that lets people make a bigger impact.
Value a big impact over a cost-saving. Hunt the big wins and low hanging fruit. Look for leverage. Avoid optimising for a local maximum. Think bigger.
Ask questions. Make learning a priority. Look for better ways to do things. Question the status quo. Try to understand more than you need to.
Our customers place a lot of trust in us. Honour that trust. Go the extra mile to create a fantastic experience. View your colleagues as customers and treat them the same.
Share ideas, accept criticism, and be open to new perspectives. Be clear about what you're doing and demand clarity from others. Understand that we all have the same goals.
Don't seek instructions. Work within our values to move towards the longer term goals. Take ownership of things and live up to that responsibility. Do what you say you'll do.
Embrace the philosophy of Kaizen. Never be satisfied. Always try to make things better. Hunt the big wins that involve a small amount of energy.
Saying no to the unnecessary. Stay focused. Do more with less. Avoid waste. Embrace constraints as a way of fostering creativity. Destroy the unnecessary.
Max's background is in managing the development company New Bamboo, which he has done alongside Damien for the past 5 years. He has a wealth of experience in idenitfying new technologies and getting products delivered.
His role in Pusher is in overseeing the product development and being the voice of the company.
Our in-house token Frenchman. During the day, Sylvain is in charge of our marketing effort on the interweb. Outside of work, he’s a massive Arsenal fan and Fantasy Sport enthusiast. He’s also the proud owner of the cutest Corgi on earth (in his opinion!)
Jumping left and right, fixing a UX bug, putting out a fire, helping with support and thinking about security. Jonas is Pusher's code m0nk3y.
Outside of work he likes killing zombies and getting ready for the apocalypse in general.
Daniel tends to work behind the scenes at Pusher - the software he writes is often not user-facing. He doesn't jump on bandwagons or get excited by fads, but with a passion for simplicity and a keen interest in functional programming, it's no exaggeration to say that Daniel is a member of Pusher's development team.
When he is not working, Daniel enjoys playing his guitar, listening to jazz and learning about everything the world has to offer.
As the first in-house designer Lauren will be focusing on the user experience and creating a unique visual identity for all pusher products.
In her spare time Lauren enjoys travelling, skiing, gigs, cocktails and is currently learning to surf (badly). She has a secret love of Question Time and David Dimbleby.
Loïc makes sure that every customer is happy and being the voice of Pusher for our customers. His role also involves improving internal processes between the teams.
Outside of work, Loïc is a dedicated long distance runner and keen cyclist, who loves everything Japanese.
Originally grown as a deep server-side programmer and optimiser, Mike is also the defacto public face of the core engineering team, juggling the coding, operations, maintenance and advising customers on the technical matters. However, unlike Guy and Daniel, he's terrible at circus juggling.
Outside (and to, and from) the office Mike is a keen cyclist, amateur drummer, professional music geek.
At Pusher Olga works with digital agencies to ensure their awesome campaigns run as smoothly as possible. She also manages our events with an iron grasp.
Outside of the office, Olga’s an amateur illustrator and a fan of typography. Also, a fearless snowboarder, but scared of ants.
There are really two things Paweł is interested in - programming and racing. Before joining Pusher, Paweł had studied computer science and designed systems used by millions of Poles. Even though his natural habitat is deep on the server side, he doesn't mind maintaining our JS client.
Paweł is also one of the World's 100 fastest Gran Turismo players, doing lots of other sim-racing. He's starting his real racing career soon, so watch for a car with Pusher stickers.
At Pusher, Hamilton works on internal projects and tools to help the rest of the team but also help shape the future of Pusher through R&D.
He's a football enthusiast, Dota 2 fan, and loves playing with new technology.
Laurie is on a mission to make Pusher a great place to work as well as help to shape the culture of the growing office. With a background in events through her passion in community, she also helps to forge opportunities with the events team to connect with the wider tech ecosystem.
Laurie is an avid foodie and you can spot her exploring the various food markets in London on the weekends. She also loves to travel and is an amateur photographer, was once a Korean traditional drummer.
At Pusher, Jamie works on a fair bit of the customer-facing work at Pusher, whether that be the website, support, or the blog. He likes exploring new technologies and doing some Pusher magic with them.
In the outside world, he prides in having taken Accrington Stanley from League 2 in FIFA to being Champions of Europe, and is expecting Roman Abramovich’s call any day now...
In the office, Alex focuses on making it easy for developers to find Pusher.
Outside the office, Alex usually spends his time in his kitchen, experimenting with new ingredients and cooking new dishes. So far, there are no reported casualties.
Will enjoys tackling problems associated with large scale high-throughput systems. Rarely satisfied with a cursory understanding of concepts, he likes to delve down to their low-level or theoretical foundations. He is a geek for new trends and technologies, but remains a pragmatist when it comes to production systems!
Outside of work, Will enjoys mountain biking, music, travel, and, as a new London resident, exploring what this amazing city has to offer.
Vivan is a Platform Engineer at Pusher. He relishes complex challenges, solving problems that make a difference and contributing to the open source community. He likes experimenting with new languages and is constantly looking for ways to learn new skills. During his free time, Vivan is an ardent tennis fan, guitarist and foodie!
Sam's job is to help the Engineering break down business requirements for the main Pusher platform, while supporting them in achieving their personal and professional goals. He also manages assorted other projects and Pusher's technical recruitment.
Sam has a healthy obsession with throughput and servant leadership, and a sideline as an itinerant real ale drinking techno DJ. He can barely juggle.