Nat Friedman is an entrepreneur and developer.
Nat is passionate about building products that delight customers, with love and attention to detail. Nat has two degrees from MIT and has been writing software for 27 years.
In 1999, he co-founded Ximian with Miguel de Icaza. Nat was a co-founder and chairman of the GNOME foundation. At Novell, Nat ran engineering for a $110M product and served as CTO of the Linux business.
Nat is an avid traveler who visited 20 countries in 2010, an active angel investor, and a private pilot.
May 25, 2011 - Current (over 5 years)
BS, Math, Computer Science1999
|Jun 16, 2016||The Official Microsoft Blog - Mobile-first, cloud-first makes Microsoft a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms|
|Apr 27, 2016||TechCrunch - Xamarin launches major update to its cross-platform development tools|
|Mar 31, 2016||The Register - Microsoft to make Xamarin tools and code free and open source|
|Mar 31, 2016||TechReport - Xamarin now comes free with Visual Studio|
|Mar 31, 2016||TechCrunch - Xamarin CEO Nat Friedman on getting acquired by Microsoft|
|Mar 31, 2016||Wired News - Microsoft Delights Devs By Freeing Its Xamarin Coding Tools|
|Feb 26, 2016||Tech2 - Microsoft acquires Xamarin, eases cross-platform app development|
|Feb 25, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Microsoft just made a crucial startup buy in its Windows 10 march to conquest|