Meet the team

Luka Hummel

Technical Support Specialist

A natural problem solver, Luka finds the answers to the trickiest customer questions. Asides, he coordinates security and data protection for our team and is also responsible for everything related to our in-house IT.


Valeria Ehrenberg

Partner Manager

Valeria has a great passion for software and technology. Her rich experience with startups and global enterprises has given her a broad perspective on the tech industry. With her Brazilian-German origin and ability to collaborate internationally, she brings a unique warmth to her professional relationships.

Lilu Müller


Lilu has become our specialist for delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes. She regularly whips these up for our office community, among other delicacies. Our good soul of codefortynine makes the office a cozy and welcoming place.

Eva Thielmann

Human Relations Manager

With her many years of experience as an HR manager and coach, Eva not only ensures that all employees feel comfortable and can build on their personal strengths. She also attracts new talent to codefortynine and contributes to our continued growth and prosperity.

Manuel Baden

Senior Developer

Solving riddles and tackling maths problems is a second nature to Manuel. As a Senior Developer, he was able to turn a hobby into a flourishing career. A great team player and a fierce advocate of clean code, helping us to elevate the quality of our apps to new heights.

Markus Doll

Operations Director

Markus has a deep passion for building, developing and connecting teams. With many years of experience in Digital Marketing and working in agile and international organizations, he likes to tinker on dashboards and dives deep into the numbers that have business impact.

Nicolas Frossard

Technical Director

His positive attitude helps him to realize even the most ambitious projects, like sending a weather balloon into the stratosphere with a group of friends. Fluent in English, German, his native French and many programming languages.

Marlene Kegel

Atlassian Expert

Having used Jira and Confluence professionally for many years, Marlene has very deep user experience using Atlassian products. Responsible for product management and community support.

Ben Romberg


Started with Atlassian apps in 2016 while working as a Product Owner in the games industry. Rediscovering his skills as a developer, expanded the portfolio of apps while founding codefortynine full-time in 2017.

Rainer Steinegger

Senior Developer

During his childhood, he displayed a keen interest in technology, taking his very first steps in programming on a now ancient-feeling PC using the programming language Basic. Fortunately, he followed his passion and successfully made it his profession. His focus lies on customer satisfaction, as he endeavors to support them with the finest tools available.

Prisca Fey

Marketing Manager

Prisca is the creative mind at codefortynine. After studying design and brand management, she worked in various creative fields. That fits well, because Prisca’s tasks at codefortynine are just as versatile. Inspiring design and honest communication, that’s what her heart beats for.

Check our Open Positions

Will you become our new colleague?


codefortynine is constantly growing, and it is important to us as a team that our values and culture remain strong. 
Therefore, we have jointly defined principles that we commit to as a company and as people.

Open Minds – Open Hearts

Each of us is different—and that’s good!
We appreciate the different personalities, and ways of life of each individual and treat one another with respect and understanding.
Social commitment is important to us. That’s why we participate in the Pledge 1% movement and donate 10% of our profits to charitable organizations.


We place great value on meaningful work. Meaningful work is important to us. What we do shall add value. We invest our time efficiently and aim to avoid pointless tasks. This gives us more time to experiment and evolve.


We pursue a common goal and make informed decisions. We communicate openly and honestly with each other and with our customers. In the spirit of corporate transparency, everybody has access to key areas of the company at all times. We deal transparently with decisions and mistakes.

Focus on Quality

High product quality is important to us. We fix errors proactively and ideally before our customers contact us about them.
Our goal is to offer our customers a self-explanatory and error-free product.

Flow over Control

Our aim is that everyone can work as freely, undisturbed and fluently as possible. While regular exchange is crucial, it is equally important to have quiet and focus time.
Our meetings have a clear goal, we avoid unproductive discussions.

In Trust We Trust

Each of us assumes responsibility because independent and autonomous work motivates us. Honesty, fairness, and reliability are our basis for a trusting working relationship. This results in individual freedom and the opportunity to learn from each other.

Inspect and Adapt

We work in an agile manner. We regularly check whether our approach meets our needs and those of our customers. When things are not running smoothly, we optimize. The focus is on keeping our work flow as lean as possible.

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