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Joel Spolsky

Joel Spolsky

CEO, Stack Exchange Network

Avram Joel Spolsky (born 1965) is a software engineer and writer. He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development.

He was a Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel team between 1991 and 1994. He later founded Fog Creek Software in 2000 and launched the Joel on Software blog. In 2008, he launched the now-successful Stack Overflow programmer Q&A site in collaboration with Jeff Atwood.

Using the Stack Exchange software product which powers Stack Overflow, The Stack Exchange Network now hosts over 100 Q&A sites.

My VC Year

Business of Software US 2010

Joel talks on his experiences talking to Venture Capitalists and building Stack Overflow

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Joel Spolsky On Software

Business of Software US 2009

Joel, CEO of Stack Overflow and Fog Creek, and creator of Trello talks about the decisions that software wants you to make.

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Software Success

Business of Software US 2008

in this video Joel Spolsky talks about what it means to be number one in your market (and what it means to be number 2).

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The Cultural Anthropology of Stack Exchange

Business of Software US 2012

Joel Spolsky talks about his least favourite college class, and how it was the one that helped him the most.

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The cultural anthropology of Stack Exchange

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Business of Software US 2012

Joel is the CEO of Stack Exchange. Stack Exchange gets about 266 million monthly page views and 22 million unique views. Stack Exchange is about the size of Texas in terms of the number of monthly visito

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