Scott Farquhar
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Scott Farquhar

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Scott Farquhar

Scott Farquhar is the co-founder and co-CEO of Atlassian. Scott was awarded the ‘Australian IT Professional of the Year’ in 2004, and in 2006 was the youngest person ever to be awarded the ‘Australian Entrepreneur of the Year’ by Ernst & Young alongside co-founder and co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes. Outside of Atlassian, Scott co-founded a private investment fund, Skip Capital, which focuses on fast-growing technology companies, and he lectures on entrepreneurship at his alma mater, the University of New South Wales.

The new Jira begins now

That’s why our teams have totally reimagined the product to focus on making it easier to use and more powerful for modern software teams.

50,000 dreams come true

$48,500. That was the PricewaterhouseCoopers salary that I turned down in 2002 to start Atlassian with Mike Cannon-Brookes. There was...