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Phat Pham


Full Stack Skill-set

  • Frontend: React.js (Next.js/GatsbyJS), React Native, Electron, Styled Components/Styled JSX, Tailwind CSS/Bootstrap, PWA (Workbox).
  • Backend: Node.js (Express.js), Golang, WebSocket (SocketIO), REST, GraphQL, gRPC, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, ElasticSearch.
  • DevOps: Linux, Bash, Docker, Kubernetes, GitHub Actions/GitLab CI, AWS/GCP, Nginx/Envoy, Ambassador, Istio, Prometheus, Fluentd, Jaeger.
  • Tools: Git, Yarn, Webpack, Rollup, Yeoman, TypeScript, PostCSS/SASS, Helm, VS Code.

Note: underlined ones are what I'm self-learning now.


  • Nov 2018 to Present: Co-founder/CTO at my own start-up. So-lo building a web-based platform for a client in the UK which is based on React.js, Node.js/Golang, PostgreSQL/MongoDB/Redis/Kafka, Docker/Kubernetes, GitLab CI, AWS/GCP...
  • Mar 2018 to Nov 2018: Got promoted to Technical Lead at Leflair Vietnam who built up & managed the 10-members team to develop the new version of the website frontend based on Next.js & migrate the backend from monolithic to microservices architecture using Node.js, MongoDB, Docker & Kubernetes. The website performance increased from 10s to below 4s. Served a half million of customers & millions of monthly traffic with a small amount of downtime.
  • Nov 2016 to Mar 2018: Fullstack Developer at Leflair Vietnam that built the ecommerce website from scratch based on MERN stack successfully in 3 months after 7 months struggling with Angular 2 framework problems.
  • 2015 to 2018: Founder/CTO at Gorillab that lead the 4-freelancers team to build several web & mobile-based apps for clients in Vietnam, Singapore & USA using MEAN/MERN stack. One of them is iShopMgt which is an order management system built for the client in the US operating for years without a problem.
  • 2015 to 2017: Co-founder/CTO at Fugu Inc. that built a Point-of-Sale as a Service for cafes & restaurants based on MEAN stack. Got 2 Japanese restaurants using the service. Stopped after 2 years because of running out of budget.
  • 2013 to 2015: PHP Developer then Developer Lead at Softfoundry that lead a small team to develop several web-based products such as video conference (VMeet), video portal, ecommerce, elearning, etc... The VMeet was used by the govs of Thailand, Vietnam & other SEA countries.



Coding, Reading & Traveling.

Open Source Projects

More projects at my GitHub profile & organizations /phatpham9, /boringcodes & /gorillab.

Daily Tech Reads

Favorite Books

  • The One Minute Manager
  • Key to Living the Law of Attraction
  • Think Like a Freak
  • Who Moved My Cheese
  • The Lean Startup
  • Good to Great
  • High Output Management
  • Elon Musk
  • Once Upon a Cow
  • Never Eat Alone
  • Zero to One
  • Pour Your Heart Into It
  • Start-up Nation
  • The 4-Hour Workweek

Visited Countries

  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Cambodia