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CEO @ Stack Exchange
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Website:
http://joelonsoftware.com/

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Joel Spolsky is the CEO of Stack Exchange, a network of community-driven question and answer sites. He co-founded Fog Creek Software, a software company specialized in developing project management tools. Spolsky is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development.

Spolsky started programming in 1978 at the UNM Computer Center on an IBM-360 mainframe running CALL-OS. He moved with his family from the U.S.A. to Israel when he was 15 years old.

He moved back to the U.S.A. to obtain his bachelor’s degree in computer science and started his career at Microsoft as a program manager. He later founded Fog Creek Software in 2000 and launched the Joel on Software blog. In 2008, he launched the Stack Overflow programmer Q&A site in collaboration with Jeff Atwood.

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