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Codility's Mission

At Codility, we believe there is a better way to do tech recruitment. We’re excited to tackle some of the biggest challenges businesses face—effectively attracting, screening, interviewing, and engaging top developers. Our mission is to help tech hiring teams identify the most promising candidates in their recruiting pipeline by giving them deeply accurate insights into coders’ real-life skills, while also creating a great candidate experience. We're passionate about connecting great companies with the best programmers.

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Our Founding

Codility came into existence in 2005 when Greg Jakacki was looking for a quicker, better way to recruit software engineers for the IT startup he worked for in China. The result of his early work was the bare bones prototype of the platform, aimed at reducing the number of programming interviews with unqualified candidates. In 2009, we won the Seedcamp competition and soon afterwards registered in London, UK. Codility developed rapidly, moving its headquarters to Warsaw, Poland and expanding its global presence through an office in San Francisco, CA.

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Meet the Leadership Team

Greg Jakacki

Greg Jakacki

CEO and Founder

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Greg Jakacki

Greg Jakacki

CEO and Founder

Greg started building a prototype of Codility in 2005 when he sought a way to quickly recruit software engineers for Exoweb, an IT startup he worked for in China. His early innovations and desire to focus on coding instead of interviewing resulted in him founding Codility four years later. Greg believes in science and is a passionate about engineering methods in software, hardware, finance, and business. With his life partner, Marta, he shares a love for music, food, travel, and their foster dog, Problem.

Natalia Panowicz

Natalia Panowicz

COO

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Natalia Panowicz

Natalia Panowicz

COO

Natalia joined our team when it was five people and helped Codility grow since then. She studied in Poland and Belgium, has an MA in Psychology, and has a business degree from Vlerick Business School. Prior to Codility she did research, managed an NGO project, and consulted in Guatemala. She has a strong passion for perfumes and an undying love for her rescue dog, Bilbo.

 

Wojtek Erbetowski

Wojtek Erbetowski

CTO

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Wojtek Erbetowski

Wojtek Erbetowski

CTO

Wojtek is a software engineer who greatly enjoys contributing to the tech community as an organizer and activist. He built communities like the Warsaw Java User Group and Mobile Warsaw, organized events like Mobile Central Europe and Warsjawa, and led the IT departments previously at Polidea and Growbots. Wojtek is also a mathematician, public speaker, and amateur runner.

 

Robin Richardson

Robin Richardson

Director of Demand Generation

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Robin Richardson

Robin Richardson

Director of Demand Generation

Robin has over 20 years of marketing experience supporting sales organizations with measurable strategies for driving sales pipeline. Before Codility, he led marketing at UserZoom and demand generation for Aria Systems and InsideView. Robin has an English degree from St. Lawrence University, a passion for his family of five, and a devotion to Boston sports.

 

Rachel Whitehead

Rachel Whitehead

Director of Product Marketing

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Rachel Whitehead

Rachel Whitehead

Director of Product Marketing

After graduating from Victoria University in New Zealand, Rachel followed her interest in tech recruiting to San Francisco where she helped establish Codility's North American sales team. Her experience working with clients helps her advocate for their needs and improve our product. Rachel loves traveling and is always down to try a new lunch spot. 

 

John Bailey

John Bailey

Director of Product Management

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John Bailey

John Bailey

Director of Product Management

Since the late '90s, John has been either writing, designing, testing, or researching software. With a PhD in web engineering, he's now putting his 20 years of experience to work helping Codility build innovative and delightful products for tech hiring teams and candidates. John moved to Poland in the mid '00s and enjoys exploring the lesser known parts of the country with his family.

 
Aga Balcer-Thinlay

Aga Balcer-Thinlay

Director of Product Research

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Aga Balcer-Thinlay

Aga Balcer-Thinlay

Director of Product Research

Agnieszka brings 14 years of product research experience from research agencies and major Polish brands. She works with both qualitative as well as quantitative data, advocating for insights-driven decision making. Outside of work, Agnieszka is a full-time mom, book-junkie, collector of random facts, and she has recently taken up running and teaching post-graduate students.

 

Krzysztof Wilaszek

Krzysztof Wilaszek

Director of Sales, Warsaw

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Krzysztof Wilaszek

Krzysztof Wilaszek

Director of Sales, Warsaw

Krzysztof's professional career has revolved around business development and international sales across the pharmaceutical, electronics, gaming, and tech industries. Outside of the office, Krzysztof splits his free time between his love of rustic food, spontaneous backpacking holidays, snowboarding, and reading books published by Harvard Business Review.

 

Justin Ahn

Justin Ahn

Director of Sales, San Francisco

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Justin Ahn

Justin Ahn

Director of Sales, San Francisco

Justin graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has traversed a dedicated career in sales since. He takes his own sales leadership development very seriously, focusing on leading by example and coaching people according to their specific learning style. Justin has a passion for trying new restaurants, rooting for the Golden State Warriors, and attempting to surf.

 

Dorota Koszewska

Dorota Koszewska

Director of Finance

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Dorota Koszewska

Dorota Koszewska

Director of Finance

Dorota holds an MS in Engineering from Warsaw University of Technology and an MBA from Warsaw School of Economics. She also graduated from the Finance and Accounting Faculty at Warsaw School of Economics and initially worked in property management. In her leisure time, she is passionatse about car and motorbike racing, traveling, and learning about different cultures.

 

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Latest Press

Codility Adds Specialized Skills Categories to its Task Library to Help Companies Accurately Identify Qualified Talent Faster

December 3, 2018

Free Webinar: Top Marketing Strategies for Attracting Technical Talent, Hosted by Codility

October 22, 2018

Codility Makes G2 Crowd's Leader Quadrant for the Best Pre-Employment Testing Software

August 15, 2018