Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is a public platform for developers operated by Stack Exchange. It is designed to help programmers solve coding problems, develop new skills, collaborate, and find job opportunities. In addition, Stack Overflow provides businesses with solutions for technical recruiting, advertising, market research, and enterprise knowledge sharing.
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyStack Exchange
HQNew York, NY, US
Founded2008
Websitestackoverflow.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Stack Overflow was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in New York, NY, US

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Key People/Management at Stack Overflow

Prashanth Chandrasekar

Prashanth Chandrasekar

CEO
Joel Spolsky

Joel Spolsky

Chairman and Co-Founder
Tim Miller

Tim Miller

Chief Revenue Officer
Teresa Dietrich

Teresa Dietrich

Chief Product Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Jerry Raphael

Jerry Raphael

Chief Financial Officer
Debbie Shotwell

Debbie Shotwell

Chief People Officer
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Stack Overflow Office Locations

Stack Overflow has offices in New York, Austin, München and London
New York, NY, US (HQ)
110 William St 28th Floor
Austin, TX, US
Austin
München, DE
Leopoldstraße 8
München, DE
Oskar-von-Miller-Ring 20
London, GB
Bentima House, 168-172 Old St
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Stack Overflow Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2008

Total Funding

$143 m

Investors

In total, Stack Overflow had raised $143 m. Stack Overflow is a subsidiary of Stack Exchange

Stack Overflow Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Jul, 2020

Paid Customers

200 k

Registered Users

5 m

Teams

5 k
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Human Capital Metrics

Source: github.com
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Stack Overflow Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Stack Overflow Online and Social Media Presence

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Stack Overflow Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    82/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    84/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    89/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    81/100

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Stack Overflow News and Updates

10 tech skills that will land you a salary of $130,000 or more, according to Stack Overflow

Summary List Placement While the average programmer can make over $100,000 a year in the US, some programming skills might be more lucrative than others.  Stack Overflow, a Q&A site for developers with 50 million monthly visitors, surveyed over 80,000 developers for its annual report, asking w…

Stack Overflow CEO on what the $1.8B Prosus deal means for its mission to empower technologists, developers to script the future

Prashanth Chandrasekaran, CEO of Stack Overflow, talks about the journey of building a global product and outlines its expansion plans.

Stack Overflow launches sub-communities for developer engagement and data

Stack Overflow has launched Reddit-like sub-communities to help companies better engage with developers and glean data on common questions.

Stack Overflow, the developer site that just sold for $1.8 billion, will start letting companies pay to build community

Summary List PlacementThe popular developer Q&A site Stack Overflow, which just sold itself to an investment firm for $1.8 billion, is launching its first new product in three years: An initiative called "Collectives" where companies can pay to create a community around their technology. The p…

The $1.8 Billion Acquisition Of Stack Overflow Aims To Turbocharge The World’s Software Knowhow

In yet another sign that the world is software-driven, Prosus N.V., one of the world’s largest tech investment firms operating as the international Internet assets arm of South African multinational Naspers, announced on June 2 that it’s acquiring Stack Overflow, a global knowledge-sharing platform …
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Stack Overflow Blogs

Podcast 287: How do you make software reliable enough for space travel?

We discuss ten tips for preventing runaway code when a spaceship is on the line. The post Podcast 287: How do you make software reliable enough for space travel? appeared first on Stack Overflow Blog.

The Overflow #47: How to lead with clarity and empathy in the remote world

Welcome to ISSUE #47 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: seamless interoperability between PHP and .NET applications, Stackers on leading remotely, and what exactly is inverse pr…

Podcast 286: If you could fix any software, what would you change?

You have a do-over on one technology or programming language. What do you change? The post Podcast 286: If you could fix any software, what would you change? appeared first on Stack Overflow Blog.

Podcast 285: Turning your coding career into an RPG

Before you can wield the power of the lightboard and explain cloud technologies, you must slay a lot of first level slimes. The post Podcast 285: Turning your coding career into an RPG appeared first on Stack Overflow Blog.

Modern IDEs are magic. Why are so many coders still using Vim and Emacs?

The endless war between Vim and Emacs users has continued ad nauseam over the years. It's less a war at this point than a grumbling shuffle of ingrained habit and stubborn resistance to change. The post Modern IDEs are magic. Why are so many coders still using Vim and Emacs? appeared first on Stack …

The Overflow #46: What does it mean to be a product-led company

Welcome to ISSUE #46 of the Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams at Netlify. This week: Our CEO looks back on his first year at Stack Overflow, spiders teach us some math, and the release of React App 4.0. Enj…
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Stack Overflow Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Stack Overflow founded?

    Stack Overflow was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Stack Overflow key executives?

    Stack Overflow's key executives are Prashanth Chandrasekar, Joel Spolsky and Tim Miller.

  • How many employees does Stack Overflow have?

    Stack Overflow has 503 employees.

  • Who are Stack Overflow competitors?

    Competitors of Stack Overflow include Quora, Glassdoor and HackerEarth.

  • Where is Stack Overflow headquarters?

    Stack Overflow headquarters is located at 110 William St 28th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Stack Overflow offices?

    Stack Overflow has offices in New York, Austin, München and London.

  • How many offices does Stack Overflow have?

    Stack Overflow has 5 offices.