About Us

Colibri offers expert consulting and custom app development services that allow our clients to dream bigger, execute better, and surpass their goals.


We develop custom software applications using a highly effective process that takes advantage of adaptive modeling, Agile methods, and other modern app development techniques. 


We provide our services to businesses and institutions in a wide variety of industries. Our apps take advantage of the FileMaker Workplace Innovation Platform, SQL, REST/JSON, PHP, HTML5/CSS3, and other technologies.

Colibri is a FileMaker-certified Claris Partnerand FileMaker Reseller. Colibri staff have been invited speakers at the 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016 worldwide FileMaker Developer Conference and at numerous FileMaker–sponsored webinars and other events.

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Meet Our Management Team


Contact Us

Toll-free:  888.998.3295

Colibri HQ

426 West 14th Street

New York, NY 10014

Mailing Address:

PO Box 30028

New York, NY 10011

Tel:  646.370.1005

(All Locations)





James J. Wesolowski

Managing Principal

As Colibri's Managing Principal, James is responsible for overall operations, process consulting, and client management, and he is the lead architect for Colibri’s flagship RPM product. James is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University.


Prior to starting Colibri, James served as a management and technology consultant to international development and relief organizations. James has 30 years of FileMaker and SQL development experience and over two decades of experience in research and educational computing.


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J Sciarra

Chief Technologist

J joined Colibri as Chief Technologist in 2006 after a career as a tech consultant, and has led the development of our application frameworks and served as technical project lead for eLife and our custom app engagements.

J is a dedicated technologist with a consistent commitment to understanding the broad changes occurring within technology as well as a focused skill set, including expertise in app design, integration, and implementation using FileMaker, MySQL, MSSQL, REST APIs, PHP, XML, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). J attended Reed College.

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Karen Seiger

Business Development

With expertise in strategic marketing and client management, Karen joined Colibri Solutions in 2014 to lead our business development initiatives.

Prior to Colibri, Karen worked at American Express in international business development. She has also consulted for several technology startups and creative businesses and managed development programs in Latin America and Africa. Karen speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and French, and she holds a BA from Wright State University and an MA from The Johns Hopkins University.