Scott Farquhar is presenting at Dreamforce 2016 on Oct 4, 2016  

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Co-Founder & Co-CEO @
Investments
3 Investments in 2 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Sydney
Website:
http://blogs.atlassian.com/developer/scott/
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Scott Farquhar is the co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian, a collaboration software company that helps teams organize, discuss and complete shared work. More than 51,000 large and small organizations – including some of the biggest names in media, manufacturing and technology such as Citigroup, eBay, Coca-Cola, Visa, Procter & Gamble, BMW and NASA – use Atlassian’s tracking, collaboration, communication, service management and development products to work smarter and deliver quality results on time.

Scott was awarded the ‘Australian IT Professional of the Year’ in 2004, and in 2006 was the youngest person ever to be awarded the ‘Australian Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Ernst & Young alongside co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes. Scott was also awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility Award in 2011 by the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) – Atlassian donates 1% of profit, product, equity and employee time to charity, helping thousands of children in developing countries receive an education.

Scott is a widely sought-after keynote speaker and has addressed audiences at conferences and events in Australia and around the globe. Scott actively participates in the Sydney startup scene, contributes to Australian seed fund StartMate and venture capital fund Blackbird Ventures, mentors women through the Australian Business Women’s mentoring program and lectures on entrepreneurship at the University of New South Wales.

Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in business information technology from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and is a member of YPO and the Australian School of Business Alumni Leaders Network.

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Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Oct, 2001 - Current   (almost 15 years)
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2013
Apr 1, 2014
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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2015$6.1M / Series A (Lead)Personal Investment
Nov, 2014$2.1M / Venture (Lead)Personal Investment
Jul, 2013$1.5M / SeedPersonal Investment

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Dreamforce 2016

October 04, 2016 - October 07, 2016

Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, California, United States

Dreamforce 2016 conference brings All-new keynote speakers, 400+ partners in the Cloud Expo, More than 1 & 400 breakout sessions.

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