Read more about Jason Fried in “Working Smaller, Slower, and Smarter” MATT MULLENWEG: Howdy, howdy, and welcome to the Distributed podcast. I am your host, Matt Mullenweg, and I’m here with our first episode of 2020. Today’s guest is Jason Fried, the CEO of Basecamp, a semi-distributed company that’s been making project management tools for […]
Read more of our 2019 takeaways in “Eight Lessons from the Distributed Podcast So Far” MATT MULLENWEG: Howdy, howdy. Here we are. We made it: the last episode of 2019. The finale of our first season of the Distributed podcast, with me, Matt Mullenweg. We’re currently in the thick of planning a fresh slate of […]
Read More about Anil Dash in “To Remake Tech, Remake the Tech Company“ MATT MULLENWEG: A lot of tech companies talk about prizing “people over profits,” but Glitch is a startup that is serious about these ideals, and holds itself publicly accountable for sustaining this commitment as the company grows. That’s partially because Glitch’s CEO […]
Read more about the Grand Meetup in “The Importance of IRL in a World of Screens” Mark Armstrong: Okay go. Josepha: The song that’s in my head right now is “Good morning. Good morning.” My name is Josepha Haden Chomphosy. I shouldn’t say it like a question. That is my name. My name is Josepha. […]
Read more about Clark Valberg in “Building the Tools that Bring the Screen to Life” MATT MULLENWEG: Howdy howdy. Welcome to the Distributed podcast. I’m your host, Matt Mullenweg. My guest this week is Clark Valberg, the founder and CEO of InVision, a company that makes a collaborative design platform that’s very popular with distributed […]
Read more about Lydia X. Z. Brown in “Making Work Accessible, Wherever it Happens” MATT MULLENWEG: Howdy howdy. Welcome to the Distributed podcast. I’m your host, Matt Mullenweg. Today’s guest is Lydia X. Z. Brown, who is a… well, Lydia wears many, many hats — we’ll get to that in a minute. Lydia once gave […]
Read more about Taso Du Val in “Inside Toptal’s Distributed Screening Process” MATT MULLENWEG: Howdy. My name is Matt Mullenweg, and I run a company called Automattic, with over 950 employees distributed across over 70 countries. We’re growing quickly, so I spend a lot of time thinking about how the company is going to find […]
Over the last 28 years, Stephen Wolfram has led his partially-distributed company from his home in Massachusetts. Over that time he’s developed countless productivity tools and collaborative processes that help Wolfram Research create world-changing tech.
Sonal Gupta leads Automattic’s Other Bets division, a team that develops experimental products that hover around Automattic’s core business. She relies on her legal background in order to clearly communicate the team’s new ideas to the rest of the company.
Our host Matt Mullenweg gets together with an old colleague, Scott Berkun. Scott’s an author and tech industry veteran who in 2013 wrote a book about his experience with distributed work at Automattic. Now he’s catching up with Matt to talk about what’s changed since they worked together back in the day.
Our host Matt Mullenweg gets together with Cate Huston, Automattic’s Head of Developer Experience, to talk about the kinds of engineers that excel in distributed environments, and how companies can create the conditions that help engineers thrive.
Our host Matt Mullenweg sits down with leadership coach Leo Widrich to talk about how distributed workers can build emotional resilience and stay connected.
Our host Matt Mullenweg sits down with design leader John Maeda for a discussion about how creative collaboration happens in a distributed context.
Upwork’s Zoe Harte discusses how she helps run a blended team of full-time and freelance employees. Then Upwork’s Han Yuan shares his insights on the “soft” skills engineers need to work effectively in a distributed world.
Automattic editor Mark Armstrong turns the interview table on our host, Matt Mullenweg, to discuss how Automattic became one of the biggest fully distributed companies in the world.
A distributed work skeptic shares her concerns with the model and shares recent blockchain innovations.
Read more about John Vechey in “For Years, VR Promised to Replace the Office. Could It Really Happen Now?“ Matt Mullenweg: We’ve been hearing about virtual reality since the late ’80s, but this technology still hasn’t yet leapt from the pages of science fiction into our universe—at least not into the mainstream. The VR revolution […]
Read more about Stephane Kasriel in “The American Dream Is Broken, and I Think We Have a Shot at Fixing It.“ Matt: To start off, say your name and how long you’ve been here, just so people have a sense of you. And then we’ll talk. Stephane: Sure. So my name is Stephane Kasriel, I’m […]