Sid’s career path has been anything but traditional, which inspires GitLab’s belief that “everyone can contribute.” He first encountered GitLab while working as a self-taught Ruby programmer and quickly discovered his passion for open source. In 2012, he commercialized GitLab in partnership with its creator, and graduated from Y-Combinator in 2015. Since then, GitLab has grown from 9 to 700+ remote team members across 50+ countries, and raised $188.2 million in funding. With GitLab, Sid is evolving the status quo for developer operations and open source collaboration.
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