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

Bendte Wehner

Frontend Developer

David Weihmann

Junior Performance Engineer

Denise Wimmer

People Manager

Steffi Knapp

Business Development/Sales

Jan Göhmann



Toy Durability Analyst

Kazi Mostafa Shahriar

Product Integration

Dennis Schubert

Backend Developer

Ewerton Azevedo

Junior Performance Engineer

Andreas Maier

Business Development/Sales

Max Bohlen

Data Engineering

Florian Zirkelbach

Customer Success Manager

Jonas Wolff

Junior Business Development Manager

Zenon Kohs

Business Development/Sales

Marian Schaub

Full-Stack Developer

Johann Rücker

Account Management

Paul Glosemeyer

Backend Developer

Stephan Succo

Data Engineering

Theodor Bajusz

Performance Engineer

Daniel Brandes

Frontend Developer


The Master of Speed

Roozbeh Ghavipanjeh

Business Development/Sales

Jannick Bock

Backend Developer

Kristian Sköld

Chief Strategy Officer

Kevin Twesten

Team Lead Speed Kit


Junior Pawject Manager

Ina Kiefl


Moritz Mahler

Business Development

Ben Deger


Syed Saif Hasan

Frontend Developer

Henning Ulbrich

DevOps Engineer

Jessica Preuss

Data Analytics

Mirko Köster

Team Lead Data Engineering

Tobias Meckel

Senior Business Manager

Jörn Domnik

Team Lead Backend

Maxim Malinin

Junior Data Analyst


Head of Barketing

Lars Lornsen

Business Development/Sales

Shari Saffran

Business Development/Sales

Fadi Chalo

Business Development Manager

Benjamin Wollmer

Research & Data Analysis

Dörte Naunin


Thies Wrage

Head of Business Development

Sven Decken

Team Lead Onboarding

Julian Schenkemeyer

Team Lead Frontend

Stefan Puriss

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Felix Entrup

Data Engineering

Otito Ukeje

Business Development

Tibor Braun

Business Development Manager

Sophie Ferrlein

Data Scientist


Pawject Manager

Benjamin Wehner

Team Lead Product Integration

Marina Harpeng

Back Office Manager

Jean-Luc Christoph Dittler

Junior Frontend Developer

Daniel Schulz

Full-Stack Developer

Sara Krieger-Bach

Finance & Office Management

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