Brad Fitzpatrick

Programmer, Organization founder

1980 –

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Who is Brad Fitzpatrick?

Bradley Joseph "Brad" Fitzpatrick, is an American programmer. He is best known as the creator of LiveJournal and is the author of a variety of free software projects such as memcached and OpenID.

Born in Iowa, Fitzpatrick grew up in Beaverton, Oregon and majored in computer science at the University of Washington in Seattle.

LiveJournal eventually became a full-time job and then a company, which he called Danga Interactive. In January 2005, Fitzpatrick sold Danga to Six Apart, for an undisclosed sum of cash and stock. He was named chief architect of Six Apart. He left Six Apart in August 2007 and joined the LiveJournal Advisory Board in 2008. He now works for Google, and is now part of the Go programming language team.

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Born
Feb 5, 1980
Iowa
Also known as
  • bradfitz
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Washington
    Computer Science
Employment
  • Chief Architect, Six Apart
    (2005/01 - 2007/08)
  • Google
Lived in
  • Noe Valley
  • Beaverton
  • Oregon
  • San Francisco

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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