We’re on a mission to connect the world to what matters most.
We’re reengineering the way that teams of all sizes communicate. Our private cloud messaging solution is secure, configurable, and highly-scalable.
Why We Built Mattermost
As the market for workplace messaging thrives, we see enterprises facing a huge challenge: use the popular tools that let them move fast or move more slowly, but maintain high standards for security and privacy. In response we created the only messaging platform built specifically for security-conscious DevOps and IT teams.
Since our very first day in 2015, Mattermost has never waivered on its goal to transform the enterprise collaboration market by delivering the most compelling open source, high-trust messaging tools for security-conscious enterprises and developers. We’ve grown from our very first customer to thousands of companies downloading our messaging platform every month.
Leadership principles guide our thinking and decision-making from every day projects to long-term planning. When making decisions under complexity, uncertainty and ambiguity (CUA), we determine our point of view and actions through the lens of our principles.
Mattermost exists to make customers successful. Every project starts with the customer perspective.
Own the outcome of your actions. Act on behalf of the company, not just the team. Never say "that's not my job."
Choose high-impact projects over low-impact projects. Figure out what matters most and focus on those priorities.
Insist on High Standards
Have relentless high standards. Continually raise the bar for high-quality products and processes.
Seek to understand strengths and growth opportunities while being open to criticism. Share critiques constructively and respectfully.
Make decisions based on maximizing the trust of others in your judgement. Be open, self-critical and factual.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder
Ian previously founded SpinPunch, Inc., an award-winning online video game company whose titles were played by millions of people across 190 countries. He was formerly VP Product at Flickme, a movie streaming startup backed by Sequoia Capital, Warner Brothers and Sony Pictures. Before that, he ran product management for Microsoft’s SkyDrive and Windows Live Photos services (now "OneDrive"), and was product management lead for Hotmail (now "Outlook.com"). Prior, he led engineering teams for Microsoft Office in its enterprise software business across SharePoint and business intelligence product lines. Ian holds several patents and is alumnus of the University of Waterloo, where he worked at Trilogy Software during school, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he served as teaching assistant for Andy Grove and Myron Scholes.
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Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder
Corey previously founded Tempo AI, a machine intelligence startup spun out from Stanford Research Institute, where he served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Tempo AI raised funding from Sierra Ventures and Relay Ventures, and released a popular mobile smart calendaring application before being bought by Salesforce.com. Before then, Corey served as engineering manager and architect for Microsoft Office in its enterprise software business across SharePoint and Business Intelligence product lines. Prior, he was an architect for VerticalNet, a publicly traded enterprise software company providing supply chain management solutions for the Global 2000. Corey is an alumnus of California Polytechnic State University.
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