Jonatan Männchen

CTF player, author of a general relativity simulator, co-author of the Hyperchains blockchain consensus algorithm

As managing partner and technology lead at JOSHMARTIN based in Switzerland, Jony is responsible for designing applications and managing their implementation across a broad field of finance, insurance, and medical technology.

Jony started in a computer science apprenticeship with a focus on application development. At the age of just 19, he started teaching new apprentices himself. After a short stop managing programmatic ad server systems, Jony ended up at a software agency in Zurich developing products as a senior software engineer. In 2016, Jony joined JOSHMARTIN as a Partner and had helped build a strong name for the company, leveraging technologies on the cutting edge.

Over the years, Jony has developed and maintained various popular open-source projects in different ecosystems with millions of downloads.

Upcoming Activities

Jonatan Männchen
Code BEAM V Europe

COVID-19 contact tracing on the BEAM

COVID-19 contact tracing on the BEAMTracing a pandemic's spread throughout society presents its unique challenges. This talk will cover the history of «Hygeia», an application on the BEAM, built from scratch for the sole purpose of empowering health workers in managing the pandemic and its impact on the lives of the affected. We will cover the story of how technologies such as Phoenix, LiveView, ecto, gen_smtp, Surface, and Docker/Kubernetes empowered us to develop a viable application in a highly dynamic field and how we discovered and overcame many pitfalls along the way.