Axel is the developer behind the work in Lighthouse (RIP) and Whole Whale University, he is also the head of the analytics team providing technical support for data structure and custom tracking planning and set up. As part of the internal process, he leads the planning and guidance of the creation of new tools for the team and clients, while trying to keep an eye ahead of the curve. He is always excited to find better ways to develop and use technology for good.

Outside of Whole Whale, Axel invests his time with local nonprofits advocating for safer streets in New York City for pedestrians and cyclists, as well as teaching kids and adults how to ride a bicycle and do so safely. Previous to Whole Whale he has also worked as an instructor in public and charter schools to encourage students to learn programming, robotics, and graphic design. He believes that no matter your gender or background, a rich education is an important stepping stone to magnify your voice and moving us towards equality.

While he’s not working, you can find Axel on a trail or road on his bicycle, racing at Central Park at the crack of dawn on a weekend, making a random song that might one day be ready to be heard, or catching up with things he always wanted to do as a kid.