Joel Spolsky

Programmer, Organization founder

1965 –

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Who is Joel Spolsky?

Avram Joel Spolsky is a software engineer and writer. He is the author of Joel on Software, a blog on software development. He was a Program Manager on the Microsoft Excel team between 1991 and 1994. He later founded Fog Creek Software in 2000 and launched the Joel on Software blog. In 2008, he launched the now-successful Stack Overflow programmer Q&A site in collaboration with Jeff Atwood. Using the Stack Exchange software product which powers Stack Overflow, The Stack Exchange Network now hosts over 100 Q&A sites.

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Born
1965
Albuquerque
Also known as
  • Avram Joel Spolsky
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • New Zealand
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
    (1987 - 1988)
  • Bachelor of Science, Yale University
    Computer Science
    ( - 1991)
Employment
  • Viacom Interactive Services
  • Excel Team Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
  • Fog Creek Software
Lived in
  • Hanaton
    ( - 1987)
  • New Haven
    (1988 - 1991)
  • Albuquerque
    ( - 1980)
  • New Mexico

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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