Stack Overflow, the largest online community of developers boasting over 50 million unique visitors each month, recently announced the hiring of a new CEO. Prashanth Chandrasekar joins the company from Rackspace bringing deep experience leading and scaling global, high-growth cloud-based businesses.
Co-founder and Outgoing CEO Joel Spolsky expressed his enthusiasm, “Prashanth is a phenomenal leader with an exceptional track record of driving strategic growth in the global cloud and services industry.” He continued, “His passion for our community and products, along with a deep understanding of developers, make him a tremendous asset for Stack Overflow as the company continues its path of innovating the most promising tools for the developers architecting our digital future.”
“I am truly honored to lead Stack Overflow and its incredibly talented team to help realize such a global, high impact mission,” commented Chandrasekar. “Stack Overflow’s massive global user base of over 50 million coders and developers rely on its robust community and platform on a daily basis. I’m excited to work with the team to drive the next era of growth and compelling products for our customers and to unveil the deep impact Stack Overflow has as the life force behind the internet.”
Founded in 2008, Stack Overflow is headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Munich.