About Us

the judge.me team

Peter-Jan Celis
Founder & CEO

Peter-Jan "PJ" Celis wrote our first line of code on his 29th birthday in January 2015. He first worked on Judge.me as a weekend and evening project, going full time in June of 2016.

Before founding Judge.me, PJ was a strategy consultant, Ruby on Rails developer, marketing lead in medical tourism, and founder of an online arbitration company.

Originally from Belgium, PJ moved to Vietnam to start Judge.me and is currently living in London. He holds a master degree in applied economics from the KULeuven.

Linh Dam
Co-founder & CTO

Linh Dam is the CTO of Judge.me and was involved in the project from day 1. Originally working weekends on Judge.me starting January 2015, Linh went full time in April of 2016.

Before Judge.me, Linh was the front-end lead for HipVan, a multimillion dollar furniture ecommerce company based in Singapore. Linh is a fullstack developer, building on his job experience as a Ruby of Rails developer.

Linh is born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam. He holds a bachelor degree in computer science from RMIT.

Octavian Babus

Octavian Babus joined Judge.me as a developer in May of 2017. A logician from Romania, Octavian became a developer after moving to Vietnam.

Before Judge.me, Octavian was a Ruby on Rails developer at Dagoba.io, a fledgling ecommerce platform.

Octavian was born and raised in Bucharest, Romania. He holds a master degree in mathematics from the University of Bucharest and a PhD in computer science from the University of Leicester.

Annie Le

Khe Uyen Hoang "Annie" Le joined Judge.me as an Asian timezone support representative in October of 2017.

Before Judge.me, Annie was an account executive at Tenzing Pacific Insurance Services and member of the Global Talent Program at AIESEC Vietnam.

Annie is born and raised in Da Nang, Vietnam and now lives in Schweinfurt, Germany. She holds a bachelor in Commercial English from Da Nang College of Foreign Language and now pursuing a second degree in Logistics in Germany.

Leon Albert
Head of Support

Leon joined Judge.me as an Asian timezone support representative in August 2018.

He previously was an engineer in the Royal Dutch Army in charge of military communication systems where he was commissioned to a counter-IED mission in Mali. He also worked in various jobs that required him to apply his technical knowledge in direct contact with customers.

Born in the Netherlands, Leon has studied Graphic and Digital Design and received leadership and engineering training during his five years in the Royal Army.

Jhair Silva

Jhair joined Judge.me as an American timezone support representative in October 2018.

Passionate about technology since he was a kid, Jhair got a Bachelor of Laws in the second biggest national university in Peru but his vocation moved to IT as he became a freelance designer and SEO/e-commerce consultant.

Jhair is from Lima and currently studies software engineering at the Technological University of Peru (UTP). He loves dogs, video games, and reads about almost anything.

Javi Garcia

Javi Garcia joined Judge.me as an Asian timezone support representative in November 2018.

Javi was born in Spain and holds a degree in Media Communication. His career is built around his computer skills and customer service attitude, with a background of more than 10 years in different fields such as tourism, exportation, video editing and film production.

Javi likes to do regular swimming, but he also loves to just sit on his sofa to watch movies and play games. Javi claims that it will be gaming that will prevent him from getting old.

Shuli Yu
Product Manager

Shuli joined Judge.me as a researcher, with a focus on user testing and customer insights in December 2018 and became our product manager in March 2019.

Before Judge.me, Shuli was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin.

Originally from Singapore, Shuli holds bachelors in Psychology and Information Systems Management from Singapore Management University and a PhD in Psychology with a specialization in cognition and cognitive neuroscience from Michigan State University.

Alex Carroll
Operations Manager

Alex origionally joined Judge.me as an Asian timezone support representative in March 2019.

With experience in management, working for many years for some of the UK's largest Wide Area Network and Cloud Services Providers, Alex quickly progressed to Support Team Manager in Asia.

Now located in the UK, Alex is now our Operations Manager.

Originally from Manchester, England, Alex loves to travel and experience new cultures. In his spare time loves to cook, watch movies and is learning to play guitar.

Hung Le

Hung joined Judge.me as a developer in March 2019.

Before joining Judge.me, Hung was a developer at StayJapan.com, a travel website. He was also a developer at several Ruby on Rails agencies.

Hung was born and raised in Saigon, Vietnam and holds a bachelor in engineering from the Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (UIT). He likes laid back weekends without anything planned.

Huyen Dao
UI/UX Designer

Huyen Dao joined Judge.me as a UI/UX designer in March 2019.

Before Judge.me, Huyen was a UI/UX designer at Adquest Asia, where she worked with several US based startup clients. Huyen also worked in design roles at MySquar and DocDoc.

Born and raised in Saigon, Huyen spends her free time self-training in UI/UX design and enjoys frequent travel, yoga and meditation. She is also involved in the UI/UX meetups and workshops in Saigon.

Maksim Khier

Maksim joined Judge.me as a developer in April 2019 when he moved from Shanghai to Saigon.

Before Judge.me, Maksim was a full stack engineer at HeyShop and Move Shanghai.

Originally from Kyrgyzstan, Maksim holds a master degree in Finance from East China Normal University and is a self-taught developer.

Leonardo Cappillo
Support Lead

Leonardo joined Judge.me as an American timezone support representative in May 2019 and became the American timezone support lead in May 2020.

Before Judge.me Leonardo worked as a technician installing security systems on office buildings and studied electronic engineering.

Born in Lima, Peru. Leonardo likes football, mafia movies and classical music. He hopes to become a full stack developer next year.

Cesar Doig

Cesar joined Judge.me as an American timezone support representative in June 2019.

Before Judge.me Cesar worked as a marketing intern in the US, and as an administrative adviser and marketing assistant in Peru.

Born in Lima, Peru. Cesar loves soccer and snowboarding, horror movies, video games and rock music.

Louis Estrada

Louis Joined Judge.me as an American timezone Technical Support agent in June 2019.

Before Judge.me Louis worked as a community manager in Peru then began to study web development.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia. Louis loves his wife, son, and all manner of video games and music.

Kien Tran
Kien Tran joined Judge.me as Asian Time Zone Customer Support in July 2019.

Before Judge.me, Kien worked for E-Commerce Companies as customer help lead.

Born and raised in Sai Gon, he enjoys swimming, watching Youtube and learn about branding on e-commerce business.
Linh Dinh
Tier 2 Support
Linh Dinh joined Judge.me as Asian Time Zone Customer Support in September 2019 and became a tier 2 technical support agent in June 2020.

Linh is enthusiastic about helping others out using technology.

Being a Product Support executive was not the plan for her professional career. But she grew to enjoy the journey more than she could ever expect.

She is currently studying Software Engineering. She also teaches herself piano, guitar and cake baking.
Hien Thai
Operations Assistant

Hien joined Judge.me as an Operations Assistant in March 2020.

Before Judge.me, Hien has many years of experience in Administrative roll at international companies.

Aside of the office time, she loves spending time with her baby cat or playing sports like swimming and badminton. She's also a tech savvy and currently teaches herself python at weekends.

Quynh Nguyen
Support Lead

Quynh Nguyen ("Shiny") joined Judge.me as Asian timezone support representative in March 2020 and became support lead for Asian timezone in June 2020.

Originally from Cantho, Quynh was previously trained as an English Teacher. Though enjoyed teaching, she has decided to change her career path.

Now living in Ho Chi Minh City, Quynh tries to learn coding and applies her HTML and CSS knowledge to provide amazing customer support.

Lily Vuong
Marketing Writer

Lily joined Judge.me as our Marketing Writer in March 2020. She is a tech-savvy content enthusiast who takes ownership of writing promotional and instructional content for Judge.me's Knowledge Base and Blog to help accelerate our growth.

Lily holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and has 3 years of experience in Marketing for international tech companies. Before Judge.me, Lily was the Marketing Specialist at IT Consultis, a digital agency specialized in omnichannel projects for clients across APAC.

She loves reading books, learning new technologies, traveling around and taking great pictures.

Lam Dong

Lam Dong rejoined Judge.me as an Asian timezone support representative in May 2020 after first working for us in 2019.

Before Judge.me, Lam was a CE Verification agent for Kraken, a US-based cryptocurrency exchange.

He enjoys mostly indoor activities like books, video games, etcetera. Lam is self studying to be a web developer.

Genesis Rojas
Genesis joined Judge.me as an American timezone support representative in June 2020.

Before Judge.me, Genesis worked as a administrative assistant and customer service for various companies.

Originally from Táchira, Venezuela, she now lives in Lima, Perú.

In her free time, Genesis enjoys trekking, rock music and dogs.

Alhian Abdessadek

Abdessadek joined Judge.me as a French Speaking Customer Support Agent in June 2020.

Before Judge.me, Abdessadek worked as a supplies manager and as a customer adviser in Morocco.

He got a master degree in auditing and management control in one of the biggest business schools in Morocco. But he was always passionate about IT & Web Development.

Born in Ouarzazate, Morocco. Abdessadek loves sports, movies and learning foreign languages.

Juan Chomba
Juan joined Judge.me as an American timezone Technical Support representative in October 2020.

Before Judge.me, He worked as a Web Developer, IT Support Assistant and Network Administrator for various companies.

Juan was born in Lima, Peru and has a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. He enjoys reading books and watching sci-fi TV Shows in his spare time.
Mohammed El Majnioui

Mohamed joined Judge.me as a French Speaking Customer Support Agent in October 2020.

Before Judge.me, Mohamed was self-employed. He worked as a freelancer building and creating websites.

He studied economy for two years, and has a degree in IT development.

Mohamed has always been fond of anything that's IT-related so he likes video-games and sports.


may, 2019
SUPPORT team in lima, peru
Our customer support team is mostly based in Lima, Peru. We also have a small support team in Saigon, Vietnam and a few remote superstars working from Germany and Costa Rica.

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Judge.me is an ever-expanding team of developers, designers, tech-enthusiasts, thinkers and explorers from over 12 nationalities. We are on the lookout for additional team members who want a taste of fast-paced app development in an international startup environment.