Offutt School of Business to Feature Lecture by Co-Founder of Atlassian
Sep 06, 2012FOR MORE INFORMATION:
DR. GREG CANT, dean, Offutt School of Business
AMY KELLY, Media Relations director
OFFUTT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS TO FEATURE
LECTURE BY CO-FOUNDER OF ATLASSIAN SOFTWARE
The Offutt School of Business at Concordia College will present a lecture by Scott Farquhar, co-founder and owner of Atlassian Software, from 4:30-5:45 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, in the Morrie Jones Conference Center A-B, Knutson Campus Center. Doug Burgum, chairman of the board of Atlassian, will moderate the event. The event is free and open to the public.
Farquhar will focus on innovation. The format will allow time for questions from the audience.
Atlassian, a software company based in Sydney, Australia, makes business enterprise software targeted at software developers. The company was named a Technology Pioneer for 2011 by the World Economic Forum and has been described as an enterprise social software vendor.
Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes founded Atlassian in 2002 with a $10,000 credit card. In 2011 Atlassian made $59 million in revenue, is on a $100 million run-rate for the current fiscal year and has 26,000 customers globally. As of 2012 it has offices in San Francisco, Amsterdam and Tokyo, and has more than 400 employees.
The event is sponsored by the Offutt School of Business and co-sponsors Arthur Ventures and Intelligent Insites.