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background May 9, 2011

Welcome Valued Associate Guy Zerega!

Guy Zerega joins the Stack Exchange team in the NYC headquarters as Sales Manager of Stack Overflow’s Careers 2.0.  In this role, Guy will lead the sales team in acquiring new hiring companies and continuing to develop relationships with current customers. Guy enjoys spending time outdoors, but especially surfing and cycling.  Okay, so maybe “enjoying”…
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Director of Marketing (former)
background April 15, 2011

Welcome Valued Associate Alex Miller!

Yup. The team has now hit 32 human beings (plus a lot of unicorns and bacon). Our latest addition is Alex Miller: We haven’t quite figured out an official title for Alex yet… The job description was “Sidekick to the CEO” and the idea was that he would follow me around and do all kinds…
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Co-founder & Chairman of the Board
background April 10, 2011

Welcome Valued Associate Greg Drinkwater!

Greg Drinkwater joins the Careers Sales team in the NYC headquarters. As Account Executive, Greg is working to expand our Careers 2.0 jobs board, and most importantly, helping our employer customers fill their open positions. Greg lives on Long Island with his wife and stays busy chasing after his two rescue dogs, Frankie and Jed.…
Avatar for Alison Sperling
Director of Marketing (former)
background March 25, 2011

Welcome Valued Associate Josh Heyer

Our community team has been growing by leaps and bounds: Robert Cartaino — Palm Bay FL — Apr 19, 2010 Rebecca Chernoff — St. Louis MO — Jan 4, 2011 Dori Smith — Healdsburg CA — Feb 25, 2011 We’re serious about building community — and that means having a full time team dedicated to…
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Co-Founder (Former)
background March 22, 2011

Welcome Valued Associate Amanda Zompetti!

Amanda Zompetti takes over as Office Manager in the Stack Exchange NYC headquarters. As Office Manager/Den Mother, Amanda ensures that all the behind-the-scenes-daily-operations run smoothly. During her first week she was faced with many challenges including the installation of a ping pong table. In all seriousness, Amanda is already a strong contributor to the team. In her…
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Director of Marketing (former)
background March 7, 2011

Stack Overflow and the Computer History Museum

Last summer, we sponsored the Computer History Museum. The sponsorship coincided with a massive 25,000 square foot museum renovation for a new exhibit which opened in January, Revolution: The First 2000 Years of Computing. I finally got a chance to visit, and it is stunning. They took all the computers in their giant visual storage…
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Co-Founder (Former)
background February 28, 2011

Our advertisers want to know…

We recently ran a survey (thanks again to all that participated) and that did not go unnoticed. Some of our best advertisers saw this, and reached out to us because they had some questions of their own that needed answering: Who are you (not personally but as a group) and what do you do? What…
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Welcome Valued Associate Dori Smith

With forty-three sites and counting, there’s no shortage of communities needing attention. Thank goodness there’s also no shortage of enthusiastic users willing to volunteer their time to help their communities. But once in awhile a user stands out as truly exceptional. That’s why I am really excited to announce that Dori Smith has joined us…
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Director of Community Development (former)
background February 16, 2011

Blekko and Stack Overflow

I’ve been a longtime fan of Rich Skrenta, who you might know as the author of the world’s first computer virus. He’s also on our board of advisors, and he founded a search startup — blekko.com. Blekko’s claim to fame is that it attempts to meld human curation with traditional Google-style search algorithms. It’s what…
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Co-Founder (Former)
background February 14, 2011

Welcome Valued Associate Jamie Gingerelli

New Jersey born-and-bred, Jamie Gingerelli joins the Stack team in the NYC headquarters as Ad Operations Campaign Manager.  Jamie is leading the ad operations of Stack Overflow; insuring that our advertisers receive the most bang for their advertising buck.  With strong organizational skills and a passion for customer service, Jamie is sure to be a…
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Director of Marketing (former)
background January 24, 2011

State of the Stack 2010 (a message from your CEO)

2010 was an absolutely amazing year here at Stack Overflow. We grew from 7 million visitors to over 16 million, putting us in Quantcast’s top 400. We raised $6 million in venture capital, and we went from three full time employees to 27. We built a 7500 square foot office in New York, and we…
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Co-founder & Chairman of the Board