Job van der Voort is the CEO and one of the founders of Remote.com. Remote makes it possible to employ anyone, anywhere in the world. Their mission is to simplify how companies employ the best talent globally and to help remote organizations do their best work.
Remote was probably among the fastest growing startups globally in 2020 and is backed by some of the best venture capital investors in the world, such as Index Ventures, Sequoia, General Catalyst, Two Sigma, and many more very accomplished angel investors.
Before founding Remote, Job worked as neuroscientist, and he was one of the first engineers that joined GitLab. GitLab today is the largest distributed company in the world and Job was the VP of product for several years, before starting Remote.com.
While originally being from the Netherlands, he currently lives in Portugal.
Episode 22: Job van der Voort - From first employee at GitLab to founding Remote.com and shaping the future of work
Episode | January 10th, 2021 | 47 mins 59 secs
career, entrepreneurship, europe, future of work, programming, remote work, startups, venture capital
Job van der Voort (@Jobvo) is the CEO & founder of Remote.com - one of 2020's hottest new startups. Remote makes it possible to employ anyone, anywhere in the world. Job was also one of the first employees & VP of Product at GitLab. In this episode we cover the origin story of GitLab and Remote.com, remote-first and the future of work, advice for startup founders, and much more!