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Leaving the University of Houston, he worked at CNET Networks from 2004 to 2006 until he left and started Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com (which provides free WordPress blogging and other services), Akismet, Gravatar, VaultPress, IntenseDebate, Polldaddy and more.
Mollenweg quit CNET in October 2005 to concentrate on full-time WordPress and related activities and introduced Akismet a few working days later. Meanwhile, in December, he heralded Automtic, the firm behind WordPress.com and Akismet. Automtic hired staff involved in the WordPress development, among them senior development engineer Ryan Boren and WordPress MU creator Donncha O Caoimh.
Akismet license agreement and WordPress bundling were heralded with Yahoo!, a web host for small businesses around the same timing. Mullenweg hired former CEO of Oddpost and Yahoo! CEO Toni Schneider in January 2006 to join Automattic as CEO and increase the company's footprint to 5. Mullenweg has been a regular keynote/speaker at conferences/events since 2005, among them WordCamp meetings worldwide, SxSW, Web 2. 0 summit, YCombinator's Startup School, Le Web, Lean Startup Conference, and the International World Wide Web Conference etc.
Returned on 23.05.2014. mate on the Automatic Official website; short for a wit that refers to his favourite sport: Returned on September 17, 2014. Brought back on 18 May 2009. Bounced 2012-03-13. "Are you blogging on WordPress? Thanks Mullenweg". Brought back 2009-02-08. Bounced 2013-06-15. Bounced 2013-07-28. "The Times Company in Group Investing in Blog Publisher".
Brought back on December 29, 2014. Brought back on December 29, 2014. "Googles is on Matt." Bounced 2012-03-12-12. Bounced 2012-03-12-12. Brian, Matt. "WordPress: Bounced 2012-03-12-12. WordPress fully dominating the top 100 blogging sites. Retracted 2012-04-11-11. "The company behind WordPress.com shares sales figures and hires Execs". Returned on May 3, 2012.
Mullenweg, Matt. Returned on September 17, 2014. "WordPress.com Parent Automattic raises $160 million, priced at $1.16 billion." Returned on September 17, 2014. WordPress.tv. Returned on September 17, 2014. Returned on September 17, 2014. Returned on September 17, 2014. Celik, T.; Meyer, E. A.; Mullenweg, M. (2005). Bounced 2013-06-15. "The WordPress Matt Mullenweg at Temple Fox IT Awards Reception Video."
Bounced 2012-03-12-12. Bounced 2012-03-12-12. Wilson, Matt. Bounced 2012-03-13. Bounced 2012-03-13. Archives from the originals on 29 March 2012. Bounced 2012-03-12-12. Bounced 2012-03-12-12. Returned on May 4, 2012. Bounced 2012-12-23. Mullenweg, Matt. Bounced 2012-03-13. Brought back 2014-09-16. Brought back 2014-09-16.