Toni Schneider is the CEO of Automattic, the core team behind the WordPress project. Since leaving Switzerland for Silicon Valley, he has been working with and successfully exiting startups. Before leaving Yahoo! to join Automattic, Tony was a WordPress user and part of the community. On today’s show we touch on:
The huge Windows Live Spaces migration to WordPress.com
Who is Toni and why he chose to work with Automattic
Progress Automattic is making in terms of growth
Steps WordPress is taking as a CMS
The mantra and thought process behind Automattic’s products
Where Automattic is going next and the ways to engage with the community
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