About Us

Advancing the genomics industry

Semaphore supports the software engineering needs of clinical genomics laboratories across Europe and North America. We solve our clients’ software problems so they can focus on the science.

We work with the most cutting-edge laboratories in the world, using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies to provide:

  • Critical medical services, cancer diagnoses, and non-invasive prenatal testing
  • Customer-direct services, including personalized medicine and ancestry services
  • Research on a wide variety of subject areas such as precision health and agriculture

Semaphore is founded and led by experienced software engineers. We prioritize the creation of high-quality code and provide support to help you reach our standards.

We believe that communicative teams are the best teams. At Semaphore, we strive to create an open and supportive environment.

Semaphore values mentorship. We provide the autonomy and support you need to achieve your professional goals. We encourage you to ask for help when needed and contribute your own unique perspective at every opportunity.


Peter Smith
Chief Executive Officer, Partner

Mark Swinkels
Chief Technology Officer, Partner

Tobias Patton
Chief Solutions Architect, Partner

Steve Cockayne
Chief Operating Officer, Partner