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Matt Mullenweg

By Matt Mullenweg

In this interview, Matt Mullenweg explains how he built a community and ecosystem around WordPress. He outlines the importance of connecting with users and building a simple product. We then touch on building a sustainable company and dealing with competitors.

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“You need to be agile and not too attached to your previous ideas or previous ways of approaching things. Staying fast and iterating quickly gives you so much of an advantage over your competitors. Execution is such a big part of it.”

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Matt Mullenweg is a co-founder of WordPress, an open-source blogging platform on the web. He is also the founder of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and Jetpack, and Audrey Capital, an investment and research company.
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Matt Mullenweg is a co-founder of WordPress, an open-source blogging platform on the web. He is also the founder of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com and Jetpack, and Audrey Capital, an investment and research company.
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