Matthew Charles Mullenweg was an American Entrepreneur born on January 11, 1984. He is a web developer known for developing open-source and free web software WordPress.
The Word Press Foundation now manages it. He worked for the CNET Networks after dropping out of the University of Houston till 2004. In 2006 he quit and founded Automattic. It’s an internet company whose brands include- Tumblr, Crowdsignal, IntenseDebate, VaultPress, Gravatar, Akismet, and WordPress.com.
He can type over 120 wpm and is a Dvorak Keyboard user. He is the only high-level non- company sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation.
He is also the director and founder of the WordPress Foundation and on the board of Grist.Org. He also supports several philanthropic organizations like the Innocence Project, Long Now, Free Software Foundation, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Archive.org.
In 2012, he was listed on Forbes AngelList as the most influential Angel Investors. The same year he was listed in Forbes Top 30 under 30 influential people in the world.