Meet the Grafana Labs Team: Hugo Häggmark

Published: 19 Apr 2019

As Grafana Labs continues to grow, we’d like you to get to know the team members who are building the cool stuff you’re using. Check out the first of our Friday team profiles.

Meet Hugo!

Name: Hugo Häggmark

Hugo Häggmark
Grafana Labs Fullstack Developer Hugo Häggmark

Current location/time zone: I’m in Vallentuna, 30 min. from Stockholm, CET.

What do you do at Grafana Labs? I’m a fullstack developer on the Grafana team focusing on frontend.

What open source projects do you contribute to? Grafana. I’m currently working on Explore and making that an even better and more performant part of Grafana.

What are your GitHub and Twitter handles? Left Twitter last year and so should everyone :) and my GitHub handle is hugohaggmark.

What do you like to do in your free time? I’m married since 2003 but we’ve been together since 1998, we’ve 3 kids, 19, 17 and 3, so most of my spare time is about the family and all the activities that come with that. I enjoy cooking, playing long RPG games like Fallout, snowboarding and free diving/snorkeling.

What’s your favorite new gadget or tech toy? The IoT kit from the latest GrafanaCon.

What’s your ideal environment for coding? Depends, when I want a 100% focus I’ll listen to instrumental playlists like this. Otherwise I enjoy hearing people around me.

What do you do to get “in the zone” when you code? Turn off all notifications and noise canceling headphones on.

What Game of Thrones character are you? Daenerys Targaryen.

Spaces or tabs? Spaces of course. ;)

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