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UW CSE’s Brad Fitzpatrick wins Diamond Award for Early Career Achievement

bradfitzpatrickBrad Fitzpatrick, UW CSE ’02, will receive the 2014 UW College of Engineering Diamond Award for Early Career Achievement.

Brad is a widely respected leader in the open-source community, improving software development culture and creating open source projects used by millions of web sites around the world.  He is perhaps best known as the creator of LiveJournal, an Internet tool that helped popularize blogging and was one of the earliest social networks. His Memcached technology, created to support LiveJournal’s exploding user community, is used today by most web-scale services including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Wikipedia and Craigslist.

Brad and this year’s other Diamond Award recipients will be honored at an awards dinner on June 5.

Congratulations Brad!  Learn more here.