Sid Sijbrandij, CEO of GitLab; How I Built a Completely Remote Company: Ep #9

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The Mochary Method Ep 9: On this episode of The Mochary Method Videocast, GitLab's CEO Sid Sijbrandij talks about how he pivoted into forming his company as an entirely remote business.

GitLab is a web-based DevOps life cycle tool that provides a Git-repository manager with wiki, issue-tracking, and continuous integration/continuous deployment pipeline features, using an open-source license, developed by GitLab Inc.

Sid Sijbrandij is the cofounder and CEO of GitLab, world’s largest all-remote company and the single application for the DevOps lifecycle. Nothing about Sid’s career path falls in the traditional category. When he saw the first Ruby code in 2007, He fell in love and he taught himself how to program. It was during his time as a Ruby programmer that he first encountered GitLab, and quickly discovered his passion for the open source programming world.

In 2012, he helped commercialize GitLab, and by 2015, he led the company through Y-Combinator’s Winter 2015 batch. Under his leadership, the company has experienced 50x growth in the last 5 years, expanded from nine to more than 1,300 remote team members across 65+ countries and regions. GitLab is now valued at $2.75 billion.

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