ABOUT US

Bold Tech

Bold Tech is an internal tools company with clients all over the globe, and the only company that specializes in Retool.

Retool allows its users to create rapid internal applications to fast-track their critical business processes, and we can build these apps even faster.

Our lead developer, Joey Karczewski, began working with Retool during a position in Cloud Engineering. Since then he has developed a mastery of the app and was one of the founding experts in the official Retool expert network - he is an active participant in the community and enjoys assisting other developers. Alongside being a Retool developer, he specializes in AWS services and integrations.

He founded Bold Tech to accommodate his growing client base, where Sophie, Kelly and David have joined the team as developers bringing their own specialties.

Meet the Team

Joey Karczewski

Owner & Lead Developer

Joey was one of the first in the Retool Developers Network and is one of the leading app developers as recommended by Retool. He is a Solutions Architect Associate and worked at Trek10, an AWS Consultancy, prior to focusing on Retool full time. In his spare time he enjoys hiking up the local mountains, podcasts, reading & sharing his love for tech with those willing (or unwilling) to listen.

Joey Karczewski

Owner & Lead Developer

Joey is one of the first in the Retool Developers Network and is one of the leading app developers as recommended by Retool. He is a an AWS Solutions Architect Associate and worked at Trek10, an AWS Consultancy, prior to focusing on Retool full time. In his spare time he enjoys hiking up the local mountains, podcasts, reading & sharing his love for tech with those willing (or unwilling) to listen.

Sophie Becker

Head of Content

Sophie is in charge of tutorials and blogs at Bold Tech. She's a keen traveler, multilinguist, and nature lover who spends most of her time outdoors. In her spare time, she can be found cooking intricate new recipes, hiking, painting and running a diverse film criticism publication: Blister Collective. If you're looking for any new tutorials, you can get in touch at sophie@boldtech.dev.

Sophie Becker

Head of Content

Sophie is in charge of tutorials and blogs at Bold Tech. She's a keen traveler, multilinguist, and nature lover who spends most of her time outdoors. In her spare time, she can be found cooking intricate new recipes, hiking, painting and running a diverse film criticism publication: Blister Collective. If you're looking for any new tutorials, you can get in touch at sophie@boldtech.dev.

David Daugherty

Developer

David has worked as a business intelligence analyst for hospital networks in the Midwest of the United States, which provided him experience using a variety of Microsoft products, including Power BI, PowerAutomate, and PowerApps. In his free time, David plays soccer for a 5th division La Liga team, goes surfing, and listens to podcasts (Freakonomics and the Tim Ferriss Show are his favorites).

David Daugherty

Developer

David has worked as a business intelligence analyst for hospital networks in the Midwest of the United states which provided him experience using a variety of Microsoft products including Power BI, PowerAutomate, and PowerApps.

Kelly Plathe

Developer

Kelly finished her PhD in Environmental Geochemistry, and later worked in research labs in Austria and Switzerland. She now owns part of a community-centered business in Graz, Austria where she does web design, helps organize various community events and teaches yoga. In her free time, she is studying to get her Permaculture Design Certification and can often be found playing with plants in her garden or greenhouse.

Kelly Plathe

Developer

Kelly finished her PhD in Environmental Geochemistry, and later worked in research labs in Austria and Switzerland. She now owns part of a community-centered business in Graz, Austria where she does web design, helps organize various community events and teaches yoga. In her free time, she is studying to get her Permaculture Design Certification and can often be found playing with plants in her garden or greenhouse.