Bruno Pedro


Bruno Pedro has been building open source and commercial applications for more than 20 years, with more than a decade as a Web and cloud computing technologist.

He created and then sold one of the first startups to deal with complex integration between APIs in a user-friendly approach. Tarpipe, a predecessor to IFTTT and Zapier, was created in 2008 and sold in 2012.

Bruno also started API UX, an API User Experience initiative, where he created the API Hierarchy of Needs and the API Automation Value Map.

Bruno is an O’Reilly author and a regular speaker at industry-related events. Here’s an updated list of presentations and publications.


  • Fleksy (Advisor): The easiest and fastest content access while typing on a mobile device, 2018–now
  • Hitch (co-founder and CTO): A single platform to help API owners engage with and grow their API community, 2016–2017
  • API Changelog (co-founder and CTO): API documentation monitoring and notification, 2015–2017
  • Nubera (CTO): the company behind GetApp and CloudWork, 2012–2014 (acquired by Gartner in 2015)
  • tarpipe (co-founder): a publishing mediation and distribution platform, 2008–2012 (acquired by Nubera)
  • JobTide (founder): a job aggregator and search engine, 2006–2011 (acquired by AdClick)
  • eth: a consulting and Web development company in south Portugal, 1999–2002

Open Source projects


Bruno is currently living in Barcelona, Spain, but is available to participate remotely in projects anywhere in the world. If you’re interested, check out his full profile on Linkedin, write him a message to, follow him on twitter, or GitHub.