NEW YORK, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stack Overflow, the world's largest online community for programmers to learn, share their knowledge and advance their careers, today announced the hiring of Adrianna Burrows as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). The hiring represents Stack Overflow's continued commitment to empowering developers and those that want to make developers great.
"We believe developers are writing the script for the future," said Joel Spolsky, chief executive officer and co-founder, Stack Overflow. "Adrianna Burrows shares our passion for helping developers and brings a wealth of expertise, experience, and leadership to the company. As CMO, Adrianna will help us make sure the entire developer community knows the amazing benefits they can get through Stack Overflow and help both our brand and business grow."
As CMO, Burrows will be responsible for all global corporate marketing functions including branding, communications, digital marketing and demand generation. She will join the Stack Overflow executive team, helping support the company's continued expansion into services that make developers' lives better, including Stack Careers – the best place for developers to showcase their unique story and reach employers that understand and prioritize their talents.
"Stack Overflow is changing the way the world thinks about and supports one of the most important parts of the modern workforce – the developer," said Adrianna Burrows, chief marketing officer, stack overflow. "I'm honored and thrilled to join the talented team here and be a part of Stack Overflow's industry-changing mission."
Burrows was previously general manager of Windows marketing at Microsoft where she spent five years leading product marketing, business strategy, global channel strategy, brand communications, co-marketing initiatives and worldwide marketing strategy across over 190 countries. As part of her leadership, the recent launch of Windows 10 saw a record number of downloads.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Burrows spent thirteen years with WE Communications / Waggener Edstrom as an executive in multiple worldwide office locations, supporting clients ranging from startups and AMD, to Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.
About Stack Overflow
Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and advance their careers. More than 40 million professional and aspiring programmers visit Stack Overflow each month to help solve coding problems, develop new skills, and find job opportunities.
Founded in 2008, Stack Overflow partners with brands and employers to help them understand, reach, and attract the world's developers. For more information, visit business.stackoverflow.com.
Are you a developer looking for the next great challenge? Check out Stack Overflow Careers where you can tell your story, get job opportunities customized to your interests and find your dream job on your terms. Get started today at http://stackoverflow.com/jobs
Are you a business looking for great developers? Look no further than Stack Overflow Careers. The demand for technical talent far exceeds the supply and average recruiting practices just don't reach the developer talent you need. Get better ROI and faster results on your technical talent search at http://business.stackoverflow.com/careers/
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