Julian Hollmann

Software Architect & CEO of Forward Operating

I'm a passionate Software Architect, Consultant and Entrepreneur on a mission to make the web a better place.

In over 10 years as a professional software developer I've built a multitude of web applications in various stacks. I consider myself a Full Stack Developer and specialize in online video and ad solutions.

Main skills

software architecture Frontend Engineering JavaScript adtech agile project management test-driven development mentoring AWS node.js Microservice Architecture Serverless Functions online video solutions

Curriculum Vitae

Since October 2018 - CEO of Forward Operating

Forward Operating is building next-generation SaaS Solutions to help companies finding their way into the digital World. Our With Firestorm we are introducing the concept of AMP pages as a service, allowing our clients to built high quality, performance optimized AMP pages.

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January 2018 to January 2019 - Senior Software Architect at SPRIT GmbH

SPRIT GmbH primarily builds custom made software for their prestigious client portfolio, including Skoda and Audi. Our product range, includes motomovie, a web-based video platform targeted at the motorsport and offroad market with the goal of generating further exposure for our clients and their products.

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March 2017 to January 2018 - Chapter Lead JavaScript at glomex GmbH - a ProSieben Company

Glomex built an independent, international B2B marketplace for professional video content. We developed an easy-to-use, web-based platform aimed at facilitating video content trade between website publishers and video licensors leading to increased respective revenues. Part of my responsibilities at glomex was building a world-class, state-of-the-art video player solution together with an international team of highly skilled software developers. One of the many challenges in this project included the implementation of multiple salehouses which allows glomex today to serve millions of video ads to its users each day.

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May 2016 to March 2017 - Team Lead and Senior JavaScript Developer at glomex GmbH - a ProSieben Company

September 2015 to May 2016 - Senior JavaScript Developer at ProSiebenSat.1 Digital GmbH

February 2015 - September 2015 - Software Engineer & Consultant at Uxebu GmbH

September 2013 to February 2016 - Guest Lecturer at FH Salzburg

September 2012 to February 2015 - Game Developer & Frontend Engineer at Travian Games GmbH

August 2010 - September 2012 - Software Engineer at SpinSoft IT Solutions GmbH

August 2009 to August 2010 - Junior Software Engineer at Sprit Werbeagentur GmbH

June 2008 to August 2009 - Trainee Software Engineer at Sprit Werbeagentur GmbH

September 2006 to June 2008 - Trainee Software Engineer at Recy Systems AG


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Tel.: +49 160 96605613

Email: julian@fwdoperating.com

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