Oleg Lavrovsky

coder, coach, organiser, netizen

Based at Effinger.ch in Bern, available for freelance engagement in Switzerland and remotely. Happy to help with to fit your — let's get in touch via

Interested in practicing your data skills? Visit schoolofdata.ch to sign up for a workshop, ask a question, or join a hackathon. Community engagement stories are on my blog.


handbook.opendata.swiss is a platform of the Swiss Federal Archives for sharing knowledge on preparing, publishing, embedding and using Open Government Data.

Python Markdown Pelican CKAN

DRIBDAT is an open source progress tracker, used as platform for hack.opendata.ch, MakeZurich and many other hackathons. Batteries (API) + bots included.

Python Bootstrap Flask API

Educational pathways form as thousands of pupils flow through the school system. A collaboration with Hahn+Zimmermann and the Kanton Zürich Department of Education.

Python D3.js JavaScript

Aggregating, cleaning and analysing open data about the medical profession for an investigative report and online database.

OpenRefine Python Analysis

Engaged in concept, prototype or agile modes, timelines can stretch or shorten iteratively with online tools for simple, transparent coordination.

Planning Estimating Delivery

Developed a prototype open source patient record app, designed to improve communication with medical practitioners.

Python Polymer JavaScript

Dreams of Mouron and Open Data Alps are interactive Web sites based on WebGL, with custom data loading and 3D routines.

THREE.js HTML5 JavaScript

Preparatory workshops and support for the Open Food Hackday, the first Cultural Data, Energy Data, Research Data hackathons and events.

Networking Fundraising Activism

Org-team and advisor to MakeZurich, Climathon Zürich, Hack for Ageing Well, SIX Hackathon, Swisscom IoT Hackathon and others.

Organising Coaching Platforms