Stewart Butterfield

Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Away’s Jen Rubio List San Francisco Victorian for $19.8 Million

Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and his wife, Away co-founder Jen Rubio, are listing their San Francisco Victorian for $19.8 million, according to listing agency Sotheby’s International Realty. The 7-bedroom, nearly 8,000-square-foot house, with its bay windows and delicate Italianate details, was built around 1900, according to a listing description...
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CNBC Transcript: Slack CEO & Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield Speaks with CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa Live During CNBC’s Work Livestream Today

WHERE: "CNBC Work Livestream: Empowering the Hybrid Workforce" Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC interview with Slack CEO & Co-Founder Stewart Butterfield and CNBC's "TechCheck" Co-Anchor Deirdre Bosa live during "CNBC Work Livestream: Empowering the Hybrid Workforce" today, Wednesday, April 27th. All references must be sourced to CNBC's...

Async, not avatars: Slack’s Stewart Butterfield on the future of work

Stewart Butterfield has a lot of thoughts about how work should work. That’s not exactly surprising, given that he’s the CEO of Slack, and now works for Salesforce, two companies that are at the center of the digital workplace for businesses around the world. He’s seen what the shift to remote-first work has done to many companies, and how digital transformation has changed business’ conception of what “work” even looks like. It all sounds a little philosophical — and maybe it is — but it’s also the stuff companies everywhere are grappling with right now.

Microsoft now more focused on ‘killing Zoom’ than Slack, says Stewart Butterfield

I think Microsoft believes that in order to kill Slack, they’re going to have to kill Zoom first. Taylor, perhaps naturally, sounded unconcerned, suggesting that major acquisitions can take time to digest. “When we do acquisitions, just by the way we finance them, it often takes us a handful of quarters for our shareholders to really understand the strategic rationale [and] see that we can execute on the integration.”

Stewart Butterfield and Bret Taylor are coming to Disrupt

Today, the question is: How well are things going?. Salesforce just last week announced some initial integrations with Slack, including introducing so-called account and deal Slack rooms to its “Sales Cloud,” which Salesforce says will allow sales teams to interact around a customer deal cycle. Rob Seaman, SVP for Slack at Salesforce, told TechCrunch last week that, more broadly, “We really want Slack to be the primary engagement surface for our users, their communications, their work, their workflows and the processes and the apps they support.”