Pandora FMS team


Team leader

Sancho Lerena (@slerena en Twitter)

He is the original author of Pandora FMS who started coding Pandora FMS in 2003. He can code in PHP, Perl and shellscript, he is more focused on the project roadmap, product marketing and team management.

He speaks fluent English and Spanish and he likes photography, science fiction, and sports like fencing and swimming.



Development Team


Ramón Novoa

Ramon is one of the lead developers. He has been working on Pandora FMS since 2006. He develops in Perl, PHP and C++. He is one of our senior developers and has exceptional skills in Pandora FMS, especially in the server code.

He speaks a little bit of Korean and Japanese.


Miguel de Dios

He has been working on Pandora FMS since 2008. He mainly develops in PHP and Javascript. He is also a senior developer, one of our Javascript masters :)

He is the storyteller of the office. 

Vanessa Gil

She works with PHP, Perl, Javascript and C++, mostly with the user interface. However, her code can be found everywhere in Pandora FMS.

She really loves cats. 

Alejandro Gallardo

Alex is our youngest developer. He starts with Pandora's cousin: Integria IMS. Develops in PHP, Javascript and Objective-C, developing our finest iOS Apps for Pandora and Integria.

He loves GTA and Apple world. 


Miguel López

He is the last incorporation to the development department, his job consists in improving the visual appearance and the performance of Pandora FMS. 

What he likes most is watching a film with a lot of pop corns. 


Fermín Hernández

He comes from Granada and he is in charge of bug fixing and developing new features in C++.

He has a big ginger beard and he fancies playing all kind of musical instruments.


Arturo González

Arturo is from Madrid and the last incorporation to the development department. He works in the development of Pandora FMS and solving incidences. 

He loves videogames and is a big fan of Nicolas Cage. 


Isaac Castellano

He is Web Designer and Programmer, and he is in charge of all the webs, blogs and forums of the company. 

He is a great illustrator and he loves comics and playing videogames.

Koichiro KIKUCHI

Committer & support. Finding bugs and add-on design. His favorite programming languages: The best, lisp, better Ruby, Perl, Java. Dislike: PHP, Visual Basic. His favorites OS are FreeBSD, OpenBSD. 

Striking Facts: He has his own SmartUPS 2200 and also 12U rack.

Hirofumi KOSAKA

Pandora Efforts: Committer. Processing inquiry from both existing and potential clients, at all levels of Pandora. Programming language: C/C++, Perl, php, shell, LISP, Java, Ruby, Assembly Language. Favorite OS: BSD derivatives.



Akihiro Uchida

He works making commits (Perl, C++, PHP, Shellscript) finding bugs and doing the japanization. He speaks japanese and english fluently. 

He's basically an indoor person, he lives at his desk almost all time and he's never out of sweet treats on the top of his desk.


Junichi SATO

Pandora efforts: Committer (Perl, PHP, Shellscript), Japanization, Japanese manual, bug finding and FreeBSD adaptation. Junichi speaks Japanese and English.

He loves skiing,  motorcycle touring, traveling abroad and decoding Morse code.


Sergio Martín Zarzuelo

He works in developing and coding Perl, PHP and Javascript, paying special attention to the user interface. He also produces all of our corporative videos and is in charge of the social networks.

In his free time he has a radio show and he is the coach of the Jabatos Rugby team.


Dario Rodríguez 

He codes in PHP, Perl, C and Open Office He was a member of the Artica's marketing team and one of our best testers and an excellent technical writer among other things.

He likes robotic, old cars and Vin Diesel films.

Juan Manuel Ramón

Juanma has been working on Pandora FMS since 2010. He is a PHP and Perl developer. He loves immersing himself and diving in the code.

He loves cultivating his own vegetables and owns a organic veggie garden without bugs ;)


Pablo de la Concepción

Pablo worked mostly on GIS development, contributing with Perl code for GIS (3.0 version).

He lives in Madrid (Spain) and he speaks English, Spanish and Greek.

Javier Lanz

Javi worked mostly in PHP development, doing code in the Metaconsole, reporting and other parts of the console. 

He speaks Spanish and he has an excellent command in English with a thick Scottish accent ;)

Evi Vanoost

Former developer from the United States. He helped us developing 1.x and 2.x, mainly with the console (PHP code).




Mark Holland

Pandroid developer, the Android agent for Pandora FMS. This agent can get information about GPS positioning, apps installed, battery status, and lots more from any android device and then send it to Pandora FMS.

Esteban Sánchez 

He was one of the first committers to the project, contributing with PHP and Javascript in 1.x and 2.x versions. Developer of the first versions of the C++ Microsoft Windows agent.



Raúl Mateos

Former developer. He helped us at the very beginning of the project with some PHP and HTML code as well as with testing and documentation.








Marketing and sales


Mario Carranza

Mario is one of our Sales Engineers. His job consists in dealing with customers and trying to sell and implement Pandora FMS in any company interested in. 

He is another motorbike freak. He owns a small collection of classic motorbikes.


Axel Amigo

Sales engineer but he loves to dive deep on tech and rewrite documentation. He is in charge of spreading Pandora FMS worl wide and he speaks a wonderful english.

He loves to pythonize the world.



Rebeca Riber

She is one of our commercials, and now is in charge of achieving customers in the public administration and also in the private sector.

She really loves dancing and personal development, which has helped her so much.


David Villanueva

David has been involved in the project from the very beginning. He mainly works with customers. His vision helps us improve Pandora FMS and find problems before customers do.

He has got two girls and he speaks English and Spanish.


Ana Ferreiro

She is the most international girl in the office. Half galician half swiss, she speaks 3 languages and belongs to the Sales Department.

She really loves travelling and playing sports.



Large-scale enterprise sales, channel distribution. 

Language Skills: Japanese and English -social proficiency-. Interests: Golf, Fishing.


Sales & Marketing. She designs the strategic partnership relation. 

She speaks Japanese and she is fluent in English. She loves skiing, traveling abroad, drinking like a fish and going to the cinema.



 Yutaka IKEDA

Overall administrative operations including corporate direction, finance/accounting & HR management. Orchestrating Pandora team meetings after hours SAKE entertainment. He speaks an osaka-taste Japanese, and perfect American English.


Installation, operations. Favorite Programming language:  Shell Script. Favorite OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Language Skills: Japanese and English – IT-related & social proficiency-.



System engineers

Mario Pulido

Mario is a support engineer. He is well known as "the quiet man".  With his infinite patience, he brings peace and serenity to our office. Developers thank him for his bug reports and, above all, for the fact that he doesn't yell at them when something goes wrong.


Carlos Moreno

Carlos is our Project Manager and he is an intermediary between the Technical and Development Department and  the customer.

He is Wushu instructor, he likes to read comics and he's a superfan of Spiderman.


Antonio Sánchez

Antonio is a System Engineer and he works trying to solve all the doubts and problems that our customers can have.

He is also a pianist and a music lover in general


Roberto Sotillo

He is one of our System Engineers and besides teaching the Pandora FMS courses, he gives support to the customers and solves problems in the forum.

He likes going to the gym and going out with his Mountain Bike. 

Borja Sánchez

He is a System Engineer and belongs to our Technical Department. He is in charge of solving incidences and codify plugins. 

He loves playing sports among many other things. 

Ignacio Herreros

He is one of our final user Support Engineers in community forums and Enterprise support. He has got a good eye for catching bugs. He works very close to the development team to improve the features and the user experience. 



Luis Miguel Puerta

Luismi is our training master. With more than half hundred trainings on his back, he has a wide experience with customers, support and documentation.

Tomás Palacios

He is one of our finest testers, he works hard testing all the small things that developers just ignore. He is also an excellent documentation writer and support engineer.

Tamiya OZAKI

He is the man who discovered Pandora FMS in Japan. He provides technical support for the sales team and customer. 

Favorite programming language: C, PASCAL, Perl. Language Skills: Japanese and English (reading and writing).

Yasuyuki TANAKA

Oversee client system, HR (Engineers) management, training, internal communication, Recruiting, and Sales & Marketing. 

Favorite programming language:  Shell Script. Favorite OS: CentOS.


Sergio Martín

He was one of the youngest system engineers of the office and he worked giving support to our customers.

He loves Rap, doing Judo and  his granmother's "cocido". 

Manuel Aróstegui

He worked for almost 3 years at Artica ST deploying Pandora FMS across lot of their costumers. Now he works as MySQL Engineer at When he's not with a Linux terminal, he loves flying small planes and swimming.




Communications, translation and design


Carla Andrés

She is our Graphic Designer and the Community Manager of the company. Her job consists in defining the lay out of all the documents, designing interfaces, and managing the image and the contents of the websites.

She is a sneaker addict and she loves electronic music. You can visit her blog here


Pamela Maldonado 

She is a mexican Statitician and Investigator, and she is in charge of the accounts, administration and planification at Ártica ST. 

She considers her self  as a Data Geek, plays esgrima and yoga and she likes doing crochet.


Jorge González

He is a former system engineer and tester of Pandora FMS. He contributed with 2.x and 3.0 documentation and started the Internationalization of the team for the localization. He also committed some code for v2.0 console.

You can check his blog here 

Julia Lerena

Julia worked for several years carrying out administrative and translation tasks. 

She loves catshas and she has a big bengali one named Oreo. 

Google GSOC 2012 Students


Santiago Munin
(Universidad da Coruña, España)

Santiago was working on the Pandora FMS Event viewer for Android. 

Hareesan R.
(Universidad de Moratuwa, Sri Lanka)

He is working on an extension for Chrome and for Firefox to show information about Pandora FMS: events and other important information. 


Other contributors



  • Antonio Dos Santos. SAP R/3 agent.

  • LFC. SAP R/3 agent.>

  • Evi Vanoost. MAC Agent.

  • >José Ángel de Bustos.DEB (Debian).
  • Eric Ross. Server and console code contribution and several patches.
  • Reiner Dassing. Server code patches.

  • Jonathan Barajas. Database agent (not included in trunk yet!).

  • José Navarro. Additions to graphic engine for 1.2.

  • Leandro Doctors. Console contribution.

  • Guido Leenders (Dutch).
  • Igor Zubiaurre (German)
  • Alejandro Arnal (English for v1.1 documentation)
  • David Muñiz (Bable-Asturian)
  • Rodrigo J. Dutra (Brasilian Portuguese)
  • Hugo Vázquez (Catalonian)
  • Aline Jorand (French, Latin American Spanish)
  • Roberto Pauletto (Italian)
  • Santiago Rodríguez Collazo (Galician)
  • Jelon Zawodowiec (Polish)
  • Claudio Arseni (Italian)
  • Marcin (Polish)
  • And many many other translators from Launchpad

Betatesters and "powerusers"

Security advisories

  • Enrique Mendoza. Betatester and Power user.
  • Javier Corona. Betatester and Power user.
  • Enrique Verdes. Betatester and Power user.
  • José Morollón. Power user.
  • SuperAl. report security vunerability about blind SQL attack on URL passing.

  • Global Evolution, report security vulnerabilities related with Cross Side Scripting and other problems in the Web Console in development version (3.x).


Sorry if we forgot someone, and of course, many thanks to many other people who helped us in older versions.