Our team

Spanish team

He is the original author of Pandora FMS which he started coding in 2003. He can code in PHP, Perl and shellscript. These days he is more focused on the project roadmap, product marketing and team management. He speaks fluent English and Spanish, and is a happy father. He enjoys photography, science fiction, and sports such as fencing, boxing and swimming.

Sancho Lerena

CEO y founder, Ártica ST

He is one of the lead developers. He writes code in Perl, PHP and C++. He speaks a little bit of Korean and Japanese, and his tasty lunches make the rest of the office turn green with envy.

Ramon Novoa

Senior Developer, Ártica ST

She works with PHP, Perl, Javascript and C++, and mostly with the user interface. She absolutely loves cats and all kind of Lego figures.

Vanessa Gil

Head of Development, Ártica ST

Alejandro develops in PHP, Javascript and Objective-C, programming the finest iOS Apps for Pandora FMS. He’s our youngest developer, he loves Apple, and he’s a diehard fan of the GTA series.

Alex Gallardo

Developer, Ártica ST

His job consists of improving Pandora FMS’s visual appearance and performance. He loves Peruvian food and always enjoys watching a film with a big bucket of popcorn.

Miguel López

Developer, Ártica ST

Fermin is from Granada, and he’s in charge of bug fixing and developing new features in C++. He has a big ginger beard and he rather likes fiddling around with all kinds of musical instruments.

Fermín Hernández

Developer, Ártica ST

Dani is one of the developers who make Pandora FMS’s performance possible, among his many other tasks. He loves playing sports and watching TV shows and films.

Daniel Barbero

Developer, Ártica ST

Daniel M belongs to the Development Department and he works mostly with PHP and Javascript. He enjoys playing video games, watching tv series and running.

Daniel Maya

Developer, Ártica ST

Arturo is from Madrid and he is one of our youngest developers. He codes in Java, Javascript and PHP. He loves playing basketball and video games.

Arturo González

Developer, Ártica ST

Enrique is a member of our software development team. A native of Mairena de Aljarafe, Seville, his prime objective is to maintain the Pandora FMS dashboard glitch-free and looking good. He enjoys reading, playing football and partying.

Enrique Camargo

Developer, Ártica ST

He’s well known around the office as “The Calm One”. With his infinite patience, he brings peace to our office. We thank him for his bug reports and, above all, for the fact that he doesn’t yell at anyone when something goes wrong.

Mario Pulido

Head of Support, Ártica ST

He belongs to the Technical Department, and he works giving support on the forums, and solving all the questions and problems that our customers may have. He loves motorcycles, playing the piano and listening to music.

Antonio Sanchez

Systems Engineer, Ártica ST

He is a Systems Engineer and belongs to our Technical Department. He is in charge of solving instances and coding plugins. He loves playing sports and is learning the guitar, among many other things.

Borja Sánchez

Systems Engineer, Ártica ST

He is one of our Systems Engineers and besides teaching the Pandora FMS courses, he gives support to the customers. He likes sports and going out on weekends for a spin on his Mountain Bike.

Roberto Sotillo

Systems Engineer, Ártica ST

Kevin lives in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, and he belongs to the Support Department. His jobs consists mainly in giving support to the customers and attending the Pandora FMS forum. He declares himself to be a video games addict.

Kevin Rojas

System Engineer, Ártica ST

Enrique is from Madrid and is one of our support guys. He works helping customers to solve their incidences and managing the forum. His hobbies are playing video games, watching TV series and playing the guitar.

Enrique Martín

System Engineer, Ártica ST

Cesar is our Bug Tester and he is in charge of checking all the tickets and features to see if they have really been solved. He loves cars and motorcycles, playing video games, and traveling.

César Espinosa

Q/A Engineer, Ártica ST

Daniel is one of our team of Beta testers and works alongside the Support and Development Departments, testing new functions and diagnosing possible flaws with the aim of improving our product. A big fan of sci-fi and heavy metal.

Daniel Rodríguez

Q/A Engineer, Ártica ST

His job consists of dealing with customers and trying to implement Pandora FMS at any company that’s interested in it. He is a motorbike freak, and he owns a small collection of classic motorcycles.

Mario Carranza

Head of Operations, Ártica ST

She is the most international girl in the office, half Swiss half Galician, she speaks perfect English, French and Spanish. She really loves traveling around the world and playing sports.

Ana Ferreiro

Sales Engineer, Artica

She is in charge of landing customers in the public administration and also in the private sector. She really loves dancing and personal development, which has helped her so much.

Rebeca Riber

Sales Engineer, Ártica ST

Tatiana belongs to the Development Department and she is in charge of the well performing of all the websites of the company. She loves watching serials and listening music.

Tatiana Llorente Elvira

Web Developer, Ártica ST

Her job is defining the lay out of all the documents we release, designing interfaces, and managing the design and the content on Pandora’s websites. She is a sneaker addict and she loves electronic music.

Carla Andrés

Graphic Designer & Webmaster, Ártica ST

Steve’s from Yorkshire, in the UK and is responsible for translating Artica’s communication, as well as writing articles. He teaches in his free time, is a self-confessed culture nerd and puts his OCD to good use obsessing over punctuation and spelling.

Steve Kliff

Translator, Ártica ST

Sara is a Social Health worker and is in her third year of studying psychology. Her job at Artica is to manage the day to day running of the office (paperwork!). She’s a gamer, a reader and she loves to travel.

Sara Martín

Administration, Ártica ST

Japan Team

Pandora achievements: Committer (Perl, PHP, Shellscript), Japanization, Japanese manual, bug finding and FreeBSD adaptation. Junichi speaks Japanese and English. He loves skiing, motorcycle touring, traveling abroad and decoding Morse.

Junichi Satoh

Japan Team Leader & Developer, Rworks

He takes care of overall administrative operations including corporate direction, finance/accounting & HR management, orchestrating Pandora team meetings after-hours and sake entertainment. He speaks an Osaka-style Japanese, and perfect U.S. English.

Jutaka Ikeda

Operations Manager, Rworks

Committer & support provider, he takes care of finding bugs and add-on designs. His favorite programming languages include: Lisp, Ruby, Perl, Java. Although, he dislikes: PHP, Visual Basic. His favorites OSs are FreeBSD and OpenBSD. Striking Facts: He has his own SmartUPS 2200 and also a 12U rack.

Koichiro Kikuchi

Developer, Rworks

Pandora achievements: Committer. Processing inquiries from both existing and potential clients, at all levels of Pandora. Programming language: C/C++, Perl, php, shell, LISP, Java, Ruby, Assembly Language. Favorite OS: BSD derivatives.

Hirofumi Kosaka

Developer, Rworks

He works making commits (Perl, C++, PHP, Shellscript) finding bugs and helping develop Pandora FMS’s Japanese version. He speaks Japanese and English fluently. He’s basically an indoor person; he lives at his desk where he’s never out of sweet treats.

Akihiro Uchida

Developer, Rworks

Large-scale enterprise sales, channel distribution. Language Skills: Japanese and English (social proficiency). His interests include golf and fishing.

Susumu Oshiba

Sales, Rworks

Sales & Marketing. She designs the strategic partnership relation. She speaks Japanese and she is fluent in English. She loves skiing, traveling abroad, drinking like a fish and going to the cinema.

Kana Takara

PR, Rworks

He is the man who discovered Pandora FMS in Japan. He provides technical support for the sales team and the customers. Favorite programming language: C, PASCAL, Perl. Language Skills: Japanese and English (read and written).

Tamiya Ozaki

PR & Presales, Rworks

Installation, operations. Favorite Programming language: Shell Script. Favorite OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Language Skills: Japanese and English – IT-related & social proficiency-.

Masaki Yamada

System engineer, Rworks

Oversees the client system, and is in charge of HR management, training, internal communications, recruitment, and Sales & Marketing. Favorite programming language: Shell Script. Favorite OS: CentOS.

Yasuyuki Tanaka

Project Manager, Rworks


  • Esteban Sánchez. He was one of the first committers to the project, contributing with PHP and Javascript in 1.x and 2.x versions. Developer of the first versions of the C++ Microsoft Windows agent.
  • Evi Vanoost Former developer from the United States. He helped us to develop 1.x and 2.x, mainly with the console (PHP code).
  • Sergio Martín Zarzuelo Worked with us developing and coding Perl, PHP and Javascript, mostly user interface usability.
  • Miguel de Dios Worked with us for a long time developing PHP and Javascript, in console development.
  • Mark Holland Pandroid developer, the Android agent for Pandora FMS.
  • Eric Ross Server and console code contribution and several patches.
  • Reiner Dassing Server code patches.
  • Juan Manuel Ramón A developer on Pandora FMS between 2010 and 2013. He is an excellent PHP and Perl developer.
  • Javier Lanz Worked mostly in PHP development, doing code in the Metaconsole, reporting and other parts of the console.
  • Pablo de la Concepción Worked mostly on GIS development, contributing with Perl code for GIS (3.0 version).
  • Dario Rodríguez Developed Pandora FMS between 2009 and 2012 using mostly PHP and some Perl/C commits as well.
  • Raul Mateos One of the first contributors, back in 2004.
  • Santiago Munin Santiago was working on the Pandora FMS Event viewer for Android (Google Summer of Code 2012).
  • Hareesan R. Was working on an extension for Chrome and for Firefox (Google Summer of Code 2012).
  • Antonio Dos Santos SAP R/3 agent.
  • José Ángel de Bustos DEB (Debian) packaging.
  • Leandro Doctors Console contribution.

Documentation and translation

  • Jorge González, (English)
  • Julia Lerena, translation team (English, French).
  • Guido Leenders (Dutch).
  • Igor Zubiaurre (German).
  • Alejandro Arnal (English)
  • David Muñiz (Bable-Asturian)
  • Rodrigo J. Dutra (Brasilian Portuguese)
  • Hugo Vázquez (Catalonian)
  • Aline Jorand (French, Latin American Spanish)
  • Roberto Pauletto (Italian)
  • Santiago Rodríguez Collazo (Galician)
  • Jelon Zawodowiec (Polish)
  • Claudio Arseni (Italian)
  • Marcin (Polish)
  • And many many other translators from Launchpad

Security advisors

  • Artёm Tsvetkov, from a2secure.com, for a vulnerability in the console.
  • Arán Lora, for an archive inclusion problem in graphical functions.
  • Evolution Security GmbH, report vulnerability in Pandora FMS v5.1 SP1, Persistent SNMP Editor.
  • SuperAl. report security vulnerability about blind SQL attack on URL passing.
  • Global Evolution, report security vulnerabilities related with Cross Side Scripting and other problems in the Web Console in development version (3.x).

Betatesters y “powerusers”

  • Enrique Mendoza. Betatester and Power user.
  • Javier Corona. Betatester and Power user.
  • Enrique Verdes. Betatester and Power user.
  • José Morollón. Power user.
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