The Xamarin story.

We created Xamarin because we knew there had to be a better way to build mobile apps. We’re developers, so we know what developers want: a modern programming language, powerful tools, an efficient and delightful workflow and the power to create the best user experiences. We are on a mission to make it fast, easy and fun to build great mobile apps.

170 employees

15,000 customers

600,000+ developers

We’re global.

We have offices in San Francisco, Boston, Buenos Aires and Århus, and employees in 14 countries. We have customers in 120 countries across the globe.

San Francisco California
Boston Massachusetts
Århus Denmark
Buenos Aires Argentina

Leadership team

Nat Friedman

CEO and Co-founder

An entrepreneur and developer, Nat is passionate about building products that delight developers. Nat has two degrees from MIT and has been writing software for 27 years. In 1997, Nat co-founded and served as chairman of the GNOME foundation. In 1999 he co-founded Ximian with Miguel. At Novell, Nat ran engineering for a $110M product and was CTO of the Linux business. Nat is an avid traveler who visited 20 countries in 2010, an active angel investor, and a private pilot.

Miguel de Icaza

CTO and Co-founder

Miguel has directed the Mono project since its creation in 2001 and led the launches of Mono's releases at Novell. Before Mono he co-founded the GNOME project in 1997 and in 1999 he co-founded Ximian with Nat. He has received the Free Software Foundation 1999 Free Software Award, the MIT Technology Review Innovator of the Year Award in 1999, and was named one of Time Magazine's 100 innovators for the new century in September 2000.

Stephanie Schatz

SVP of Sales and Customer Success

Stephanie has led sales and marketing teams in the software industry since the year 2000. Her experience ranges from successful software startups to running sales operations for a $380M sales organization. She has worked in six countries, speaks five languages, and holds a Masters degree in International Business. She is passionate about mobility, loves to travel, is an avid photographer and dance instructor.

Jo Ann Buckner

VP of Marketing

Jo Ann has held technology product management and marketing leadership roles for 20 years. She has deep expertise in mobile, cloud, and developer platforms, coming to Xamarin from Appcelerator and Adobe. Jo Ann led Adobe’s game-changing Creative Cloud and Touch Apps subscription business. She is passionate about mobile apps and devices, creative marketing, and building vibrant developer communities.

Rob Ross

VP of Business Development

Rob is a serial entrepreneur, having led business development at several venture-backed startups that IPOd or were acquired. After starting his career as an engineer at Apple, Rob ran business development at Individual, ValiCert, Adero, Zero G and Cryptography Research. Rob got his undergraduate degree from Duke University and is an avid sailer, open water swimmer and tennis player.

Joseph Hill

Director of Developer Relations and Co-founder

Director of Developer Relations and Co-Founder Joseph has been an active participant in the Mono community since 2003, and has also contributed to several open source .NET applications. As a professional developer, he has worked with several Fortune 500 companies in designing and implementing .NET applications. In January 2008, Joseph joined Novell to serve as the Product Manager for Mono, ultimately driving the product development and marketing efforts to launch Xamarin’s commercial products.

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