Meet Our Workers

Status: Founder & Owner
Title: Business Support Manager
Department: Business Support

yochai@techcollective.com

Yochai was born in Israel, but raised in the United States. He is a founding member of both the San Francisco and Boston branches of TechCollective; he currently provides business support services at the latter co-op. He believes that democracy is an essential right, not only as a citizen, but as a worker, a consumer, a student - in all aspects of our lives. He also loves open source software, traditional Irish music and science fiction. He lives in Belmont with his wife, newborn son, and two cats. 


Status: Founder & Owner
Title: Senior Technician
Department: Business Support

charlie@techcollective.com

Charlie has been roaming the Greater Boston area for over a decade now helping people from all walks of life with their technology needs. Here at BTC he primarily works with small businesses and teaches our workshops on Thursdays. For hobbies he consumes science fiction and tech podcasts at an alarming rate. He  currently  lives in Arlington.


Status: Founder & Owner
Title: Development Manager
Department: Web Development

matt@techcollective.com

Matt recently graduated from Brandeis university with a degree in Computer Science. His primary technical expertise is in software and web development. He's worked as a systems administrator, and software developer for several years. Currently Matt is on sabbatical hiking the Appalachian mountain trail until November!


Status: Owner
Title: Lead Shop Technician
Department: Shop Support

bsouza@techcollective.com

Brian has been a full member of the cooperative since January 2015. When he isn't working hard on the front lines, Brian enjoys tabletop & video gaming, as well as engaging in historical lectures and debates.


Status: Owner
Title: Senior Technician
Department: Business Support

david@techcollective.com

David has over 7 years’ experience in IT, and has worked in diverse environments ranging from research institutions to recording studios. Outside of work, he enjoys music and sound design projects, drinking too much coffee, and playing video games. He recently returned to Massachusetts after living in Georgia for five years, and currently resides in Cambridge with his wife and daughter.


Status: Owner
Title: Operations Manager
Department: Administration

annie@techcollective.com

Annie is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire. Her previous work experience is primarily in nonprofits and various educational settings. Outside of work Annie enjoys running, hiking, gardening, and getting way over her head in various projects around the house.


Status: Full Time Employee
Title: Shop Technician
Department: Shop Support

sam@techcollective.com

Sam is a recent graduate of Brandeis University, as well as the newest member of the team. He works in the shop to diagnose and repair hardware and software issues. In addition to being passionate about technology, Sam is an avid fan of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery novels, and enjoys playing video games with friends.