Stewart Butterfield

General Manager, Flickr, Yahoo! Inc.

Stewart Butterfield
Stewart Butterfield is a director of product management at Yahoo! where he oversees the development of He also co-founded and acted as CEO of Flickr's parent company, Ludicorp, before its acquisition by Yahoo! in the spring of 2005.

In over a decade of web design and development Butterfield's love for the medium and appreciation for the social possibilities of networked software have only grown stronger. He has had a distinguished career as a designer, entrepreneur, and technologist, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events around the world.

He lives in San Francisco with his wife Caterina Fake and their small dog. He studied philosophy at the Universities of Victoria (B.A.) and Cambridge (MPhil.), where he graduated with honors.

Sessions by Conference

Web 2.0 Summit 2007

Web 2.0 Expo

Web 2.0 Conference 2006

Web 2.0 Conference 2005

O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference 2005

Web 2.0 Conference

O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference 2004

O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference 2003