Tumult is building the next
generation of apps for web design.

We capture the bleeding edge of web browser technology into tools used by top creative pros. Knowing a great artist can only become great when using the right tool, we value flexibility, precision, and simplicity.

Our initial product, Hype, has been used to produce HTML5-based animations, infographics, app prototypes, ebook educational content, games, personal web pages, and everything in between. Hype has been off to a great start; it has won the Macworld Editor’s Choice award, received multiple features by Apple in the App Store, and received tremendous praise from its users. Our user base is quickly growing, and our users are some of the best on the planet — they’re creative, talented, and passionate about making the best content possible.

Founded by two Apple veterans, Tumult is backed by Y Combinator. Aside from their initial backing, we’re proud to have bootstrapped a profitable company. Our team is based in San Francisco, working out of a one-of-a-kind office in Hayes Valley. Our office is laid back and comfortable; our team is skilled and driven. We love shipping award winning apps, supporting our users, and discovering the future of the web.

Meet the Tumult Team

Jonathan Deutsch

Jonathan previously was an engineering manager at Apple responsible for teams working on Mail.app, Mac OS X updates and automation tools. He’s a multi-talented Objective-C hacker, web developer and designer. Jonathan graduated in 2004 with a BS in Computer Science from Purdue, where he also ran a small Mac shareware company.

Daniel Morgan

Daniel enjoys working with small, focused, and talented teams. As Tumult’s education lead, Daniel pulls from his broad knowledge of web technologies to support the creative and inspiring Tumult Hype user base. Daniel lives in Brooklyn and graduated in 2008 from Vassar College with a BA in Science, Technology and Society. He continues to follow the impact of technologies on the way we live.

Stephen Decker

Stephen was a software engineer at Apple where he worked on many versions of Mail for OS X and iOS including the first version of the Mail app for iPad. After that he published Leaf Notes on the iOS app store before joining Tumult. Stephen Graduated in 2008 with a BSE in Computer Science from the University of Michigan.

Michael Johann

Michael has a passion for design and pushes the boundary for both elegant and easy to use solutions. He previously worked at advertising agencies and design studios in both Canada and France. Michael attended Art School at Ecole Presqu’île of Lyon and specialized in Visual Communication and Multimedia.

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