Meet the Amigos

We are a diverse team of professionals, from seasoned industry veterans to up-and-coming IT superstars – and we are here to help you build better software.

Resident Amigos

Sachin Deshpande

Roddy Herries

Alex Dutton

Tim Atkinson

Sian Thompson

Anna – Maria Tufareanu

Sachin Deshpande

Sachin is a friendly, practical and committed Amigo, with a value driven attitude.

Over a 25 year long career, with software engineering at heart, Sachin has undertaken several strategic roles in large enterprise and startups to shape, architect and design scalable digital propositions.

As a Founder, he is now all geared up to lead other amigos in the clan and build a unique tech agency that can work by the side of the clients to improve software quality and delivery.

Roddy Herries

Roddy is a knowledgeable, thoughtful and pragmatic Amigo who loves exploring tech problems with clients and helping them find clean and workable solutions.

Roddy has worked in technology for 20 years building and designing software as an engineer and then as a solution architect. From low latency trading systems to enterprise content management systems Roddy has extensive experience in various industries and organization sizes ranging from startups to global enterprises.

As a senior architect amigo, he uses a pragmatic approach to architecture and problem solving aligns perfectly with agile methods of working and delivery.

Alex Dutton

Alex is a disciplined, meticulous, and methodical Amigo with a penchant for troubleshooting and investigation, and will likely be caught wondering how it actually works.

Alex brings over a decade of software delivery and technical leadership experience to the Amigos, across a broad range of technologies. From a software development background, he has delivered DevOps practices and cloud deployments in a range of organisational settings from startup to enterprise.

As a senior automation amigo, he experiments and implements proven approaches to cloud deployments and engineering automation problems.

Tim Atkinson

Tim is an astute, commercial and inventive Amigo who uses his considerable knowledge and skills of managing change to help clients transform their businesses.

Tim has worked for 35 years in technology and transformation roles as varied as Systems Engineer to CIO, in hugely diverse sectors. In recent years Tim has focussed on helping companies launch new subsidiary businesses, channels, e-commerce capabilities and robotic process automation.

Tim is often the first Amigo to engage with clients to fully understand the business challenges, advise on how to deliver the transformations required through Agile continuous exploration approaches and help deliver all types of change large or small through to the realisation of business benefits.

Sian Thompson

Sian is an organized, disciplined, and artistic amigo with excellent communications skills.

With over 4 years experience in data and analytics, she has worked on multiple projects in a variety of industry domains, using modern technology stacks and engineering practices.

As one of the DevOps engineer at TechAmigos, Sian constantly self-assesses herself and believes in continuous learning and improvement. She aligns perfectly with the true amigo style of being helpful to clients.

Anna – Maria Tufareanu

Anna is a reliable, loyal, and dedicated amigo who is driven by enthusiasm and willingness to tackle new and challenging activities.

In the last 10 years, Anna has successfully undertaken several roles in different software development projects, being part of teams, both in large multinational and also small companies.

As a Scrum Master, part of Tech Amigos’ team, Anna delivers and implements the Agile methodologies and practices, and promotes a DevOps culture on both internal Tech Amigo’s projects and its clients’ projects.

Helper Amigos

Merlin Druzinec

Divyam Azad

Ved Prakash

Emmanuel Onyekaba

Merlin Druzinec

Merlin is a friendly, efficient, and amicable Amigo, eager to take on any challenge ranging from brain teasers to large-scale undertakings.

Getting into programming at an early age, Merlin has been a lifelong learner. He has seen multiple development projects of varying complexity from start to finish.

As a web dev consultant, he has implemented both design and inner-workings of Tech Amigos’ web platforms using cutting-edge technology, to deliver a great user experience with enjoyable and intuitive interactions.

Divyam Azad

Divyam is an adaptive, motivated, calm amigos with an investigative mind .

He has 2 years of experience in DevOps space with specific interest in cybersecurity and worked with teams to create secure, scalable infrastructure and perform security testing .

As a cloud engineer he has been implementing CI and CD pipelines tailored for custom needs and create toolkits for supporting the Agile development process.

Ved Prakash

Ved is a humble, thoughtful, and creative Amigo with a problem-solving mindset.

With 5 years of web development and DevOps engineering experience, he has been working with cross-functional teams to provide scalable solutions from custom software development to product strategy and design.

As a cloud engineer, he is helping in developing and framing the right tool-sets to enrich the capabilities and reliability of software solutions deployed as scalable microservices.

Emmanuel Onyekaba

Emmanuel is a disciplined, resourceful, and industrious Amigo, who likes to use his considerable knowledge and skills to bring clients’ ideas to life.

With over 3 years in Software Engineering, he has successfully undertaken several strategic roles in startups and small companies to deliver secure and scalable software built to industry standards.

As a Software Engineer at Tech Amigos, he uses a pragmatic approach to software architecture and automated testing to provide long-lasting solutions to clients’ businesses.