Toni Schneider

Toni grew up in Switzerland and studied computer science at Santa Barbara City College and Stanford University. He started his career as a software engineer working on NASA virtual reality simulators and went on to become a startup founder, a CEO, and an executive at Yahoo! before joining the True team as a founding Venture Partner. Toni is well known for his role as CEO of Automattic, the company behind, where he helped WordPress become a globally known brand that powers over 30% of all web sites on the internet. Toni was recognized as CEO of the year at the Crunchies for his work at Automattic.

When he is not running a company or advising another, you can find Toni in his VW van crossing the US with his family, coaching San Francisco Little League baseball, or tinkering with old cars.

Read more about Toni on his blog