Andi Gutmans

Andi Gutmans is an Israeli programmer, PHP developer and co-founder of Zend Technologies.

Gutman is a graduate of the Technion in Haifa; together with his fellow student Zeev Suraski he developed in the year 1997 PHP 3 in 1999 he wrote the Zend Engine, the "core" of PHP 4, and founded Zend Technologies, the company, which has since been decisive for PHP development. The name Zend is derived from the name of the developers, Zeev and Andi, from.

Gutman is also a member of the Apache Software Foundation; He was nominated in 1999 for the software FSF Award for the Advancement of Free.

In 2004, he co-authored with Stig Bakken and Derick Rethans the book " PHP 5 Power Programming ".