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We Believe in Automation

Mergify was founded in 2018 by a team of software engineers with a goal: making code merge seamless.

Genesis and Vision

Mergify was built to scratch our own itch. We wanted to have our code merges to be faster, safer and more scalable. We got tired of spending hours typing git commands and clicking through the GitHub user-interface.

We're Just Getting Started

We think development processes should be automated as much as possible to ease onboarding, foster creativity, and remove friction. We want to empower developers to leverage their development platform rather than endure it.

Meet the Team

Our team combines a strong expertise in open-source software development, software quality and digital innovation.

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Co-Founder & CEO

Julien Danjou

For the last 20 years, Julien has spent his career contributing to open-source projects — Debian, Python, OpenStack, and even Emacs. He built entire communities and projects from the ground up, and published books on the Python programming language. Julien is listed among the top #100 French Software Developers and has code running on Mars.
Co-Founder & CTO

Mehdi Abaakouk

Mehdi has been involved in open-source software development his entire career. He made a significant impact and tremendous technical contribution to projects like OpenStack, Python, or Ceph. Mehdi worked in multiple start-ups and helped them bootstrap from nothing to scale.
Marketing Coordinator

Hugo Escafit

Always one step ahead in the game, Hugo always has many ideas on how to reach our users. If you heard about Mergify, it's probably because Hugo yelled loud enough.
Software Engineer

Fabien Martinet

We are happy to leverage Fabien's knowledge of Python in the team. From crafting new features from scratch to chasing bugs, he's always one step ahead.
Software Engineer

Guillaume Risbourg

Guillaume is a Python wizard, making sure the magic happens everywhere in our engine and dashboard.
Software Engineer

Charly Laurent

Charly likes to build things with some magic and make the things work like they were supposed to happen.
Software Engineer

Alexandre Gaubert

Alexandre is an experienced frontend engineer, playing a key role in creating responsive websites, apps and digital products. Very passionate about front-end technologies, especially web performance optimization, mobile development and graphic design.
Marketing Director

Mathieu Poissard

After spending years building marketing for IT companies, Mathieu spreads the word about Mergify everywhere he can.
Software Engineer

Léo Ecrepont

After spending years working on train maintenance data (we mean actual 🚟), Leo joined Mergify to work on merge trains (not actual 🚟 though).
Software Engineer

Damien Couppé

Damien's software engineering skills are so good that even his keyboard is afraid of making typos in his code.
Software Engineer

Samuel Billaud

Samuel is second front-end guru who can turn boring web pages into magical unicorn rainbows with just a flick of his coding wand.

What Makes Mergify Unique?

Mergify was founded by a team of software engineers with a goal: making code merge seamless.


Our founders have been doing open source for 20 years. We offer our service for free to open-source projects and regularly contribute to free software projects.

Remote-first company

Our team is spread across the globe since day #1. Inspired by open-source best practices, we work asynchronously and remotely.

Human first

Well-being is one of our top priorities. We give every people the means of their ambitions. Moreover, we work to improve the daily life of developers.

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