Stewart Butterfield is known for two things. Co-founding the photo share website Flickr, and writing a strange and hilarious resignation letter to his former employer, Yahoo!, which quickly became famous on the web.
In this recent presentation at the ABC in Sydney, he mused about creativity, inspiration and the development of Flickr- Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Stewart Butterfield is the co-founder and CEO of Slack, a messaging app for teams which is used by over three million people every day. Slack's vast array of customers include Autodesk, BuzzFeed, eBay and EA.
Prior to Slack, Stewart co-founded and lead Flickr—an image and video hosting website—from 2003 through its 2005 acquisition by Yahoo! By 2008, it was heralded as one of the largest web services in the world, with over 50 million users and billions of photos.