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Software is broken.
We're here to fix it.

Each year, businesses around the world sink billions of dollars into web sites and apps that barely work, are a pain to deal with, and cost far too much to keep running. The software we write is different. Our software delivers on its promised value, is a joy to use, and isn't too painful to change and extend over its lifespan.

Test Double acknowledges that the road to most software is paved with cost overruns and broken promises. Our goal is to improve how the world writes software, and that's what sets us apart.

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We're business consultants
who happen to write software.

It's really hard to find expert technologists in the current market, but we've managed to assemble a team of world-class programmers who also excel at solving our clients' business problems. We view software as a means to an ends, which is why we're as adept at addressing human problems as we are technical ones. Our people are gifted teachers, as well. Some of the work we're most proud of is the positive impact we've had pairing with our clients' developers.

Todd, Dustin, and DaveJustin presenting at RubyConfAndy and NealJosh, Jerry, Justin, and Katie

Not the best in your ZIP code.
The best, period.

We've built our team by maintaining a first-rate reputation in the software community, by trusting our people to do great work without actively managing them, and by expanding our search beyond specific geographies.

Test Double Agents do more than wield the latest open source technologies—they contribute back to the community. We don't hand our developers preordained technical solutions; we grant them the autonomy to collaborate closely with their clients and write software that's mindful of their team's opportunities and constraints. And by being a fully-distributed company from day one, we've been able to cast a wide net, recruiting great developers, regardless of where they live.

AmberMatthew, Dave, Andy, and Kevin BaribeauDustin and ToddJason and Michael

Our Field Agents

Todd Kaufman
Todd Kaufman
Agent 001
@toddkaufman
Homebrewer, Polyglot, Spreadsheet Wrangler
Justin Searls
Justin Searls
Agent 002
@searls
Code-detangler, Skeptic, Japanophile
Jason Karns
Jason Karns
Agent 003
@jasonkarns
Polyglot, Golfer, Veteran of the Browser Wars
Andrew Vida
Andrew Vida
Agent 004
@andrewvida
Tinkerer, Car Guy, Southern Gentleman
Matthew Boston
Matthew Boston
Agent 006
@bostonaholic
Developer, Learner, Traveler
Dave Mosher
Dave Mosher
Agent 007
@dmosher
JavaScripter, Guitarist, Empathizer
Neal Lindsay
Neal Lindsay
Agent 008
@neall
Beard Curator, Soft Speaker, Hyperbole Moderator
Kevin Baribeau
Kevin Baribeau
Agent 009
@kbaribeau
Language Enthusiast, Saxophonist, Unix Lover
Dan Thompson
Dan Thompson
Agent 0010
@danthompson
Able, Droll, Unquenched
Amber Conville
Amber Conville
Agent 0011
@crebma
Codeasaurus Rex, Nerd, Organizer
Kevin Pfefferle
Kevin Pfefferle
Agent 0012
@kpfefferle
Maker, Thinker, Rationalist
Dustin Tinney
Dustin Tinney
Agent 0013
@dustintinney
Pebble Wrestler, Skill Seeker, Retired Barista
Josh Greenwood
Josh Greenwood
Agent 0014
@joshtgreenwood
Builder, Wikipedia Addict, Bourbon Aficionado
Jerry D'Antonio
Jerry D'Antonio
Agent 0015
@jerrydantonio
Contrarian, Metalhead, Language Nerd
Michael Schoonmaker
Michael Schoonmaker
Agent 0016
@schoonology
Fruitful Branch, Jovial Maker, Entropy Surfer
Katie Miller
Katie Miller
Agent 0017
@phedinkus
Jill of All Trades, Seamstress, Lipstick Coder
Dean Radcliffe
Dean Radcliffe
Agent 0018
@deaniusdevius
Code-juggler, Musical, Adventuresome
Joel Helbling
Joel Helbling
Special Agent
@joelhelbling
Rubyist, Mandolinist, Catalyst
Ryan Castillo
Ryan Castillo
Special Agent
@rmcastil
Builder, Teacher, Awesomenaut

Our Former Agents

Zach Briggs
Zach Briggs
Agent 005
@theotherzach
Currently working with Table XI
Tim Wingfield
Tim Wingfield
Special Agent
@timwingfield
Currently working with FireEye
Mykola Bilokonsky
Mykola Bilokonsky
Special Agent
@mykola
Currently instructing over at egghead.io
George Shank
George Shank
Special Agent
@taterbase
Currently working with Space Monkey, Inc.
Tim Taylor
Tim Taylor
Special Agent
@toolbear74
Photos of Our Team
Photos of Our TeamPhotos of Our Team