A Little About Us

We care deeply about our mission. But we care even more about our values and culture since these are what give our work meaning.

Meet the team

Jens Munch

Co-founder & CEO
Degree from Oxford. Part of the team that launched Google Shopping in Europe. Jens then led strategy at iZettle, leading to a $2.2bn exit.

Jason Pinto

Co-founder & COO
Ph.D. in Physics from Cambridge led to a technology startup and from there to a partner position with Amadeus Capital for 10 years.

David Lopez Mateos

Chief Science Officer
Part of the Higgs boson discovery team at CERN. After research at Harvard, David joined a Silicon Valley start-up and then a London hedge fund as VP.

Matt Yule-Bennett

CTO
Studied Computer Engineering in Bristol and Austin, TX. Matt loves systems thinking, software architecture, and using the best tools for the job.

Minna Vaisanen

VP Revenue Management
12 years of Revenue Management experience as Director in Starwood and Marriott. Minna lead the Starwood's RM transformation program for APAC.

Philippe Nicolet

Sales Lead
With a corporate finance degree and having worked with start-ups for years, Philippe joined Pace in 2016 to help change the world of revenue management.

Lukas Hughes

Product Lead
Having been in and around Start-Ups for the past 5 years, Lukas adds the start-up lingo to the team while translating user needs between teams.

Clément Auffan

Sales Manager
Masters in Business Management. Strong background in sales with experience in the hospitality industry (SiteMinder).

Laurence Austin

Sales Development Representative
Having graduated from Durham University in July with a German degree, Laurence is the German-speaking sales representative at Pace.

Alessia Bartoli

Senior Revenue Manager
After spending time at Starwood and Rezidor, Alessia worked her way to Revenue Management at London's quintessential 5-star property "The Landmark Hotel".

Noach Ben-Haim

Product & Marketing
Designed engines for JCB and products for numerous startups. Noach loves making complex systems understandable for everyone.

Jack Buckingham

Data Engineer
Masters in Mathematics from Cambridge. Jack previously designed calibration routines to give precision measurement machines micron level accuracy.

Tim Buckland

Senior Software Engineer
Degree in Physics, Masters in Information Tech, Veteran of many startups (lastminute.com, mydeco.com, onefinestay.com, student.com). Inexplicably drawn to travel technology.

Shannon Farvolden

Software Engineer
Studied Computer Science with Honours at UBC. After working in academic research and fintech in Canada, moved to London to work on innovative web technologies in the startup space.

Sebastiano Ferraris

Algorithm Engineer
After he lost his precious Magic 8 Ball on the tube, he had to start using data and algorithms to optimise decision making.

Karl Fusaris

Senior Frontend Developer
By way of Columbia University, Shanghai, and Austin. With credit for time served at Microsoft, Telerik, Logitech and Morgan Stanley, released on his own recognizance (for good behavior) and rehabilitating.

Ondrej Kohout

Senior Software Engineer
Over a decade of software engineering experience. In love with Python, Kubernetes and loads of other toys.

Anastasija Konstantinova

Sales Development Representative
First class degree in BA (Hons) Business Studies from University of West London (Claude Littner Business School). Strong employment background in hotel industry. Russian speaker and a pizza lover.

Oscar Quaye

Sales Manager
By way of a BA in History followed by a GDL, Core Modules of Law. 4+ years of Sales experience in the travel and hospitality industry.

Anne-Catherine Roquet

Revenue Manager
Masters in Economics and Hotel Management from Glion. Revenue Management expertise gained through 2 years of IHG accelerated leadership programme.

Samantha Rosa

Backend Engineer
Studied Computer Science at Kings College London and Imperial. Came to Pace to solve interesting problems and stayed for the cakes!

Antonios Salapatas

Market Manager DACH
Passionate hotelier gone tech. Hospitality studies in Switzerland and the US followed by 18 years experience in Sales/Marketing/PR/Revenue in independent and enterprise hotels.

Michael Sandèen

Senior Revenue Manager
Hotelschool The Hague graduate, Michael has 10 years of hospitality experience and worked in Revenue Management since 2012 at Starwood and Marriott.

Andrew Spray

Data Scientist
Degree from Cambridge and Ph.D. from Cornell. As a theoretical physicist, modelling and scientific software development is part of Andrew's DNA.

Sally Wason

Accounts & Finance
Having graduated with a 1st class degree in Accountancy & Finance, Sally gets great satisfaction from numbers being right, and of course, a balance. Usually found on Xbox live.

Calum Webb

Backend Engineer
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Caroline Zhu

Machine Learning Intern
After Maths at Cambridge, Caroline started her Master's in Machine Learning at UCL. Aside from ML, Caroline also gets excited by education and divides her time working on both.

Fermi

Chief Happiness Officer
Loves cuddles and belly rubs, providing the occasional friendly distraction, and chewing on Matt's socks.

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Work with us

We're always looking for people crazy enough to join us. Our tolerance for politics, hierarchy and formality is low. But can't live without integrity, passion and intellectual stimulation.

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