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What’s it like to work at WordPress.com, the 8th-most-trafficked website in the U.S., where everyone works from home, no one uses email, and dozens of improvements launch every day?
For our December TechX, Scott Berkun will join us to share his unique behind-the-scenes story of the year he spent leading a team of brilliant programmers designing and building new features at WordPress – and what he learned about productivity, creativity, and leadership from the kind of workplace that just might be in everyone’s future.
Come explore the culture and methods behind the company that powers 20% of the web: Wordpress.
About Scott Berkun:
Scott Berkun is the author of four popular books - Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation, Confessions of a Public Speaker and Mindfire: Big Ideas for Curious Minds. His work as a writer and speaker have appeared in the The Washington Post, the New York Times, Wired, the Economist, Fast Company, Forbes, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio and other media. His many popular essays and entertaining lectures can be found for free on his blog at www.scottberkun.com, and he tweets at @berkun.
6:00 PM: Delicious local food, craft beer, music and conversation
7:00 PM: Scott Berkun
7:30 PM: Fireside Chat with Moderator and Q+A
Raffle to win "The Year without Pants" hailed as "...one of the most original and important books about what work is really like, and what it takes to do it well, that has ever been written."
—Robert Sutton, professor, Stanford University, and author, New York Times bestsellers The No Asshole Rule and Good Boss, Bad Boss
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