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Dan McCormick
Dan McCormick is the SVP of Technology at Shutterstock, a global marketplace for digital imagery. An original developer, he built Shutterstock's tech team from initial startup mode to 40 percent of the Shutterstock employee base, and grew the infrastructure from one server to thousands. After receiving a degree in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, Dan worked at a dozen internet startups in both the Bay Area and New York before arriving at Shutterstock in 2004.

Entries by Dan McCormick

The Secret to Building Teams at a Tech Startup

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 3:23 PM

Being fast and nimble is important to us at Shutterstock, and one way we accomplish this is by working in small teams. This approach has yielded tremendous benefits over the years, but it comes with its own challenges: Shutterstock now has over 300 people and dozens of teams. How do...

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10 Free Services Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs to Know

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2014 | 9:58 AM

The surge in popularity of the "freemium" business model, in which companies offer a basic product for free in the hope of enticing users to upgrade, has been a boon for web entrepreneurs. By utilizing these offerings, you can now launch, analyze and even market a new website without paying...

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Seven Keys to Keeping the Startup Spirit Alive in a Growing Company

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 12:38 PM

One of the most common questions I get asked when talking about the history of Shutterstock is: "Did everything change after the IPO?" And my answer is always the same: "Hmm... Nope!"

Shutterstock has always been composed of a bunch of people who love startups. We arranged the company to...

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