Person Overview

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Primary:
Co-founder, President at Slack
Past:
Founder at Flickr
Education:
University of Cambridge, University of Victoria

Detailed Description

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Stewart Butterfield is the co-founder of popular photo-sharing website Flickr and its parent company Ludicorp with his wife Caterina Fake. In April 2009, he was reported to be leaving his position at Flickr to start a new stealth social gaming company with Cal Henderson.

In March 2005, Fake and Butterfield sold Flickr to Yahoo barely a year after launching it, reportedly for more than $30 million. Butterfield remains with the company, and serves as Director of Product Management.

He has also founded the 5k competition, served on the W3C's XForms working group, been nominated for a Chrysler Design Award, and is a frequent speaker on design and technology topics at professional and academic events across Europe and North America.

On June 13th, 2008 Stewart sent in his resignation letter.

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