Interview with Piotr Włodarek, Kontomatik’s CTO:
Where did you start your career and how did you gain the experience needed to run the tech side of your company?
I started programming in 1995 and professional career around 1998, while in high school. I am a computer science graduate from Warsaw University of Technology. Before co-founding Kontomatik, I worked at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN, Switzerland).
From a technologist’s perspective, what’s unique and game-changing about your technology?
Multiple companies provide programmatic access to banking data (topic known as banking APIs or banking data aggregation). Kontomatik banking API is uniquely praised for reliability and speed. Reliability is achieved, among other things, by extreme analytics-driven approach to maintenance. Speed is achieved by uniquely working in a lower layer of the technology stack – pure Java – instead of relying on heavy “cows” like headless browsers.
Tell us about your favorite implementation of your solution/technology.
One of our major clients uses Kontomatik in 5 countries across 3 continents – ranging from Mexico to Russia – and is consistently over-performing competition thanks to massive volumes of clean data provided by Kontomatik.
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