Tom Mortimer

Tom Mortimer, a founder of Flax, has two decades of experience working in search software and has led development of many large, high-performance search systems for clients across the world. Tom oversees all Flax development projects. He is a skilled programmer, experienced system administrator and aspiring Scrum Master. Tom has organised and co-directed “hack days”, hands-on, open-format training events based around Solr and Elasticsearch, and has presented research at the British Computer Society.

His technical skills include Apache Lucene/Solr, Elasticsearch, Linux and Mac OS X system administration, C++, Python, HTML/CSS, PHP, Javascript and SQL. He holds a BSc in Physics from Imperial College, London and a BSc Hons First Class in Psychology from the Open University.