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Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg

Matthew Charles Mullenweg was born in 11th January, 1984 in Houston, Texas, and went to the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts where he considered jazz saxophone.  He is an American business enterpreneur and web engineer living in Houston. He is known for fostering the free and open-source web programming WordPress, presently oversaw by The WordPress Foundation. Subsequent to exiting the University of Houston, he worked at CNET Networks from 2004 to 2006 until he quit and established Automattic, a web organization whose brands incorporate WordPress.com, Akismet, Gravatar, VaultPress, IntenseDebate, Crowdsignal, and Tumblr.

He learned at the University of Houston, studying Political Science, before he exited in 2004 to seek after a task at CNET Networks. Mullenweg is a Dvorak Keyboard client and can type more than 120 wpm. He is on the leading group of Grist.org, the author/head of the WordPress Foundation, and is the solitary non-organization significant level backer of the Apache Software Foundation. He is likewise an individual from The Well at the non-benefit “Charity: Water” association (with which he headed out to Ethiopia in February 2012) where he upholds giving spotless and safe drinking water to individuals in agricultural countries. For his 28th birthday celebration he began a mission which raised more than $28,000 for the cause, and afterward more than $44,000 for his 30th. Mullenweg was a significant ally of The Bay Lights project, both as the main giver and later assisting with completing the task with a second $1.5 million gift.

In January 2003, Mullenweg and Mike little began WordPress from the b2 codebase. They were before long joined by unique b2 engineer Michel Valdrighi. Mullenweg was 19 years of age, and a green bean at the University of Houston at that point. He helped to establish the Global Multimedia Protocols Group (GMPG) in March 2004 with Eric Meyer and Tantek Çelik. GMPG composed the first of the Microformats. In April 2004, with individual WordPress engineer, they dispatched Ping-O-Matic, a center point for advising blog web crawlers like Technorati about blog refreshes. The next month, WordPress contender Movable Type declared an extreme value change, driving great many clients to look for another publishing content to a blog stage; this is generally seen as the tipping point for WordPress. He exited school and moved to San Francisco from Houston, Texas, the next month. Mullenweg reported bbPress in December, Mullenweg and the WordPress group delivered WordPress 1.5 “Strayhorn” in February 2005, which had more than 900,000 downloads. The release presented their theme system, moderation features, and an update of the front and back end. ince 2005, Mullenweg has been a regular featured discussion/speaker at meetings/events, including worldwide WordCamp events, SxSW, Web 2.0 Summit, YCombinator’s Startup School, Le Web, Lean Startup Conference, and the International World Wide Web Conference etc. From 2017 to 2019, Mullenweg additionally filled in as a board part for GitLab, Inc.

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