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Automattic goes fully remote

A conversation between Nora Fehlbaum and Matt Mullenweg

Some companies championed fully remote setups long before ‘remote’, ‘distributed’ and ‘WFH’ became buzzwords. In fact, Automattic, the company behind WordPress and Tumblr was founded as a fully remote organisation back in 2005. Today, the web giant boasts 11,000 employees in about 70 countries. What does it take to run a fully remote organisation? What rules need to be enforced to keep communication flowing effectively in a virtual setup? For the Vitra Summit last October, Vitra CEO Nora Fehlbaum connected with Matt Mullenweg, the founder and CEO of Automattic. Play the video to get Matt’s insights.

Publication date: 10.3.2020
Image and video: © Vitra

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