Tomás Pérez

CTO and co-founder at Katch at katch

Tomás Pérez has a diverse and extensive work experience in the technology industry. Tomás is currently the CTO and co-founder of Katch, a global mobile application that uses machine learning-driven smart reminders and notifications to help users connect with the right people at the right time.

Before Katch, Tomás worked at Amazon as a Software Engineering Leader, where they played a crucial role in the Amazon Business organization, contributing to its annualized revenue of $1 billion. Tomás led technical teams and influenced the architecture and technology direction of systems across the organization.

Prior to Amazon, Tomás was the Senior Vice President of Engineering at CoverWallet. During their time there, they played a key role in the company's growth and success by developing and implementing software development methodologies, processes, and guidelines. Tomás also established recruiting processes, talent acquisition strategies, and personal development plans for the engineering team.

Before CoverWallet, Tomás worked at jobandtalent as a Lead Software Engineer. Tomás was responsible for overseeing two teams: a core team of Frontend Engineers and a CMS team. Tomás created libraries, coding standards, and tools, and migrated old legacy web components to a new, modern frontend architecture.

Tomás also has experience working at Spotify, where they served as a Lead Software Engineer and Senior Software Engineer. Tomás managed teams of engineers, developed and maintained the Spotify Play Button widget, and participated in key architectural decisions. Tomás also supported new market launches and contributed to various web-related projects.

Earlier in their career, Tomás contributed to the success of Tuenti, a leading private social platform in Spain, as a Software Engineer. Tomás also worked at Ender Aplicaciones, where they developed web applications and managed infrastructure, continuous integration tools, and monitoring tools.

Additionally, Tomás has a background as an Open Source Developer, where they developed various open-source projects using different programming languages. Some notable projects include an open-source encryption library and a virtual assistant capable of web scraping and providing alerts based on specified conditions.

Overall, Tomás Pérez has a wealth of experience in software engineering, leadership, and technical decision-making, and has made significant contributions to the companies they have worked for throughout their career.

Tomás Pérez attended the Universidad de Oviedo from 2000 to 2006, where they earned a degree in Computer Science. In 2007, they enrolled at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and completed a Master's degree in Seguridad Informática (Security Threats and Vulnerabilities, Computer forensics) in 2010. In terms of additional certifications, Tomás obtained the following: "Intelligence Analyst Certified" from Udemy in December 2020, "Deep Learning" from Udacity in July 2017, "Offline Web Applications by Google" from Udacity in July 2017, "Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2 - Stanford" from Coursera in April 2015, and "Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1 - Stanford" from Coursera in December 2014. Recently, Tomás acquired the "Ethics of Artificial Intelligence" certification from Udacity in May 2023 and the "Fifteen Great CTO Leadership Hacks" certification from Udemy in November 2022. Tomás also completed the "AI For Business Leaders Executive Program" from Udacity, although the specific month and year of completion are unknown.

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Timeline

  • CTO and co-founder at Katch

    January, 2022 - present

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