Team

The Flowable Project comprises people who are committed to creating the best Java BPM technology and making it available to everyone through Open Source.

Tijs Rademakers

Project Lead

Tijs is the Flowable project lead at edorasware. He's been involved in Java, BPM and enterprise integration projects for more than 15 years. Recently his work focused on building the v6 engine and he’s eager to continue evolving the v6 engine in the Flowable project. Tijs is passionate about open source BPM and integration. He's the author of the Activiti in Action and Open source ESBs in Action Manning books.

Joram Barrez

Core Flowable developer

Joram is a Flowable core developer at edorasware with many years experience in open-source software and of building scalable process engines. He co-founded the Activiti project (on which Flowable is based) and was a core developer for over six years. When a principal software engineer at Alfresco, he was part of the team that architected and brought the enterprise business process management offerings successfully to market. Before that he was employed by JBoss/RedHat as part of the jBPM team and started his career as a Java consultant with a focus on BPM.

Yvo Swillens

Core Flowable developer

Yvo is a passionate full stack and iOS developer at edorasware. He was part of the Alfresco Activiti core team. Before that he worked as a consultant and software architect. For V6 he developed a significant part of the new DMN Rule Engine.

Paul Holmes-Higgin


Paul has a long history with technology, currently with edorasware.

Previously, he was a co-founder of Alfresco, holding a number of executive positions there. He was instrumental in bringing the Activiti BPM engine to market (of course, the engineers maintain it was their hard work). Before that, there were a couple of start-ups, plus time with Documentum, Resumix and IBM. All after a spell in academia with an AI group, somehow blagging a PhD in the process.
In his spare time, he enjoys sprint and marathon kayaking.
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Martin Grofcik

Flowable developer

Java developer focused on BPM at edorasware ag. Martin is founder of activiti-crystalball (simulation engine for Activiti platform).

Josh Long

Flowable developer

Josh (@starbuxman) is the Spring Developer Advocate at Pivotal. Josh is a Java Champion, author of 5 books (including O'Reilly's upcoming Cloud Native Java: Designing Resilient Systems with Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, and Cloud Foundry) and 3 best-selling video trainings (including Building Microservices with Spring Boot Livelessons with Spring Boot co-founder Phil Webb), and an open-source contributor (Spring Boot, Spring Integration, Spring Cloud and Vaadin)

Filip Hrisafov

Flowable developer

Filip got interested in BPMN while working on his Master Thesis: Automatic Migration of Running Process Instances. Currently, he works at edorasware, where he focuses on solution integration with the edoras platform and Flowable. Being an open source enthusiast, he is a contributor to multiple Open Source projects and a member of the MapStruct team.

Wouter Blancquaert

Flowable developer

Software engineer with a keen interest in building large-scale distributed systems using the latest and greatest open-source technologies.

Frederik Heremans

Flowable developer

Co-founder and tech lead at Hivemind, based in Belgium. Former Alfresco employee and Activiti core developer. 33% backend, 33% frontend, 33% devops (and 1% rounding error).

Yannick Spillemaeckers

Flowable developer

Yannick is an open source consultant at Inuits specialised in BPM. He is focussed on designing and optimising business processes while dealing with the technical implementations and integrations.

Robert Hafner

Flowable developer

Principal Software Developer at SAS Institute Inc. focused on the development and integration of an event-driven BPM service within the micro service architecture of the SAS Viya platform.

Lori Small

Flowable developer

Senior Domain Specialist at SAS Institute Inc. with a background in business process re-engineering experience in solution architecture, integration, event management and all cycles of development from design to implementation and testing.

David Malkovsky

Flowable developer

Senior Software Development Manager at SAS Institute Inc. with many years of software development experience who has been involved with workflow related technologies since 2009.

Marcus Klimstra

Flowable developer

Marcus is a Software Architect at CGI, where he works as the technical lead for an innovative workflow-based software development platform based on Activiti/Flowable.

Guy Brand

Flowable developer

After the computer science degree, Guy started to work at Canoo where he was part of the RIA development team and acted as a consultant working for different customers all over the world. Currently he is working at edorasware, which develops an all in one platform with the focus on enterprise work management, where Flowable is used as the core process engine. Besides being passionate about development in general, his interests are his car (1992 Lancia Delta) and producing electronic music.

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