We Are Baqend
Bringing performance research to practice.
Our team combines over 30 person-years of web performance research at University of Hamburg.
In 2014 novel technology for caching dynamic data went into Baqend.
In 2018 Speed Kit launched as a SaaS for e-commerce speed.
Our Mission
Baqend develops Speed Kit, a SaaS plugin solution to accelerate e-commerce websites by more than 50% within 2 days.

Baqend is a research spin-off from the University of Hamburg on the mission of building a web without loading times. The founders pioneered a novel approach to speed up the delivery of dynamic data. Speed Kit bundles years of this research in a plugin for large-scale e-commerce and brand websites, that is easily implemented by just a line of JavaScript code. Today, some of the leading European e-commerce players like Decathlon, Galeria, and BMW already rely on Speed Kit to improve their conversion rates, user experience, and SEO ranking. Since the product’s speed uplift is cleanly proven by statistically sound A/B-tests, Baqend is one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in Germany.

Meet the Team
These people simply love fast websites.

Felix Gessert

CEO & Co-Founder

Florian Bücklers

CTO & Co-Founder

Hannes Kuhlmann

VP Engineering & Co-Founder

Erik Witt

VP Product

Ewerton Azevedo

Junior Performance Engineer

Bendte Wehner

Frontend Developer

Nicole Richter

Head of People

Shari Saffran

Business Development/Sales

Paul Glosemeyer

Backend Developer

David Weihmann

Junior Performance Engineer

Florian Zirkelbach

Customer Success Manager

Stefan Puriss

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Sven Decken

Team Lead Onboarding

Marian Schaub

Full-Stack Developer

Felix Entrup

Data Engineering

Stephan Succo

Data Engineering

Denise Wimmer

People Manager

Jörn Domnik

Team Lead Backend

Andreas Maier

Business Development/Sales

Kevin Twesten

Team Lead Speed Kit

Tibor Braun

Business Development Manager

Jean-Luc Christoph Dittler

Junior Frontend Developer

Maxim Malinin

Junior Data Analyst

Theodor Bajusz

Onboarding & Development


Junior Pawject Manager


Head of Barketing

Marvin Janssen

Backend Developer

Thies Wrage

Head of Business Development

Kristian Sköld

Chief Strategy Officer

Mirko Köster

Team Lead Data Engineering

Daniel Schulz

Full-Stack Developer

Dennis Schubert

Backend Developer

Henning Ulbrich

DevOps Engineer

Otito Ukeje

Business Development

Tobias Meckel

Senior Business Manager

Fadi Chalo

Business Development Manager

Dörte Naunin


Jonas Wolff

Junior Business Development Manager

Lars Lornsen

Business Development/Sales

Ben Deger


Johann Rücker

Intern Data Analytics

Sophie Ferrlein

Data Scientist

Max Bohlen

Data Engineering

Jürgen Sommer

Frontend Developer

Jannick Bock

Backend Developer

Syed Saif Hasan

Frontend Developer


Toy Durability Analyst

Roozbeh Ghavipanjeh

Business Development/Sales

Petras Vilkelis

Full-Stack Developer

Jan Göhmann


Steffi Knapp

Business Development/Sales


Pawject Manager

Zenon Kohs

Business Development/Sales

Daniel Brandes

Frontend Developer

Jessica Preuss

Data Analytics

Julian Schenkemeyer

Team Lead Frontend

Benjamin Wollmer

Research & Data Analysis

Benjamin Wehner

Team Lead Product Integration

Sara Krieger-Bach

Finance & Office Management

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