Toni Schneider is CEO of Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, and a partner at True Ventures, one of Silicon Valley’s leading venture capital firms. He serves on the boards of Bandcamp, Madefire, and Showyou, and advises Singly. Past startup credits include co-founder of Sphere (acquired by AOL) and CEO of Oddpost (acquired by Yahoo). Toni was voted startup CEO of the Year at the 2007 Crunchies. He grew up in Switzerland and studied computer science at Stanford.