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Executives

11

Board of Directors

2

Automattic Board of Directors

2 Board of directors

Automattic has 2 board of directors, including Philip Black.

Name

Firm

Work History

Other Seats

Philip Black

Phil has dedicated his professional life to the venture capital industry, and True embodies many of the best management practices and investment principles gathered from his 18-year career. Historically, Phil has invested in great entrepreneurs with great ideas, which has created track record of success in the communication/networking, enterprise and internet software markets. In 2003, he founded Blacksmith Capital, a seed and early stage venture fund focused on sub $1 million investments in the technology sector. John Burke, another True partner, co-founded Blacksmith with Phil, and together they built a very successful &#8220

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Tony Conrad

Tony adds deep market development and management expertise to True Ventures. Tony is simultaneously a Venture Partner at True and Founder/CEO of Sphere , acquired by AOL in April 2008. Tony currently supports KISS Metrics and serves on the Board of Directors for Automattic/WordPress, WeGame, and VoxPop. Prior to founding Sphere, Tony was a general partner at VSP where he led consumer-tech and marketing software and services investments. Tony has served on the Board of Directors for Oddpost (acquired by Yahoo), Iconoculture, MusicNow (acquired by Circuit City), and Centive. Tony also played an active role managing investments in Post Communications (NASDAQ: NTVS) and Stonyfield Farms (acquired by Groupe Danone). Having worked with early-stage growth and public branded companies, Tony&#8217

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Name

Philip Black

Tony Conrad

Firm

Work History

Phil has dedicated his professional life to the venture capital industry, and True embodies many of the best management practices and investment principles gathered from his 18-year career. Historically, Phil has invested in great entrepreneurs with great ideas, which has created track record of success in the communication/networking, enterprise and internet software markets. In 2003, he founded Blacksmith Capital, a seed and early stage venture fund focused on sub $1 million investments in the technology sector. John Burke, another True partner, co-founded Blacksmith with Phil, and together they built a very successful &#8220

Tony adds deep market development and management expertise to True Ventures. Tony is simultaneously a Venture Partner at True and Founder/CEO of Sphere , acquired by AOL in April 2008. Tony currently supports KISS Metrics and serves on the Board of Directors for Automattic/WordPress, WeGame, and VoxPop. Prior to founding Sphere, Tony was a general partner at VSP where he led consumer-tech and marketing software and services investments. Tony has served on the Board of Directors for Oddpost (acquired by Yahoo), Iconoculture, MusicNow (acquired by Circuit City), and Centive. Tony also played an active role managing investments in Post Communications (NASDAQ: NTVS) and Stonyfield Farms (acquired by Groupe Danone). Having worked with early-stage growth and public branded companies, Tony&#8217

Other Seats

bLife, Inventables, Kiip, Kurtosys Systems, Personify, and UTOPY

Angara e-Commerce Services, AOL Music Now, Iconoculture, IntellaKey, KISSmetrics, Omniva Policy Systems, Quarterly, RescueTime, StockTwits, and TypeKit

Automattic Management Team

11 Team Members

Automattic has 11 executives. Automattic's founder is Kinsey Wilson. Automattic's current Chief Executive Officer is Matthew Mullenweg.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Matthew Mullenweg

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Kinsey Wilson

Founder

Current

Nick Gernert

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Spencer Watts

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Eduardo Lundgren

Nokia, and Liferay

Chief Technology Officer

Current

Name

Matthew Mullenweg

Kinsey Wilson

Nick Gernert

Spencer Watts

Eduardo Lundgren

Work History

Nokia, and Liferay

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Founder

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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