Meet the team

Our Mission

Founded by researchers for researchers, Flywheel's mission is to empower scientists and clinicians across the globe with an open and extensible platform to capture, manage and analyze their data, and collaborate with other researchers. We deliver unmatched research productivity, accelerate new discoveries, and ensure scientific reproducibility. We give researchers the technology they need to do science not IT.


(612) 223-7359


807 Broadway St NE #350, 
Minneapolis, MN 55413



Troy Kopischke
Co-Founder & CEO
Gunnar Schaefer
Co-Founder & CTO
Brian Wandell
Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor


Alonna Frazier
Quality Assurance Engineer
Ambrus Simon
Software Engineer
Ashley Ancona
Product Manager
Can Akgun
Director of Business Development
Dan Puccetti
Software Engineer
David Farkas
Software Engineer
Harsha Kethineni
Software Engineer
Jeff Yager
Customer Success Engineer
Justin Ehlert
Software Engineer
Lina Johnson
Web App Developer
Max Bailey
Software Engineer
Megan Henning
Engineering Manager
Michael Perry
Delivery & Analysis Manager
Nathaniel Kofalt
Software Engineer
Ryan Sanford
Director of Customer Experience
Thad Brown
TechOps Engineer