Foundation

Matt Mullenweg, Founder of WordPress

Episode Summary

Om Malik interviews Matt Mullenweg. Matt is the founder of Automattic and co-creator of WordPress, one of the largest open-source projects in the world and a publishing platform that enables as much as 30 percent of the web. In this conversation, Matt discusses the beginning of WordPress, the growing importance of open source in the age of cloud, lessons he's learned as a founder, and – more optimistically – why he's excited about the distributed workplace, a core founding principle at Automattic.

Episode Notes

Om Malik interviews Matt Mullenweg. Matt is the founder of Automattic and co-creator of WordPress, one of the largest open-source projects in the world and a publishing platform that enables as much as 30 percent of the web. In this conversation, Matt discusses the beginning of WordPress, the growing importance of open source in the age of cloud, lessons he's learned as a founder, and – more optimistically – why he's excited about the distributed workplace, a core founding principle at Automattic.