Ron Pragides

SVP, Engineering at Bigcommerce

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Team on a Mission

Reflecting back on the past year, I’m proud of the team that we’ve built at Bigcommerce and what we’ve achieved together. No matter how talented any one individual is, there’s a limit to what can be… continue reading

Big Growth in Austin

Four months after our first acquisition, I’m thrilled to announce that Bigcommerce is expanding to Downtown Austin! We were looking for an office befitting a startup, with the charm and character that would foster creative work.… continue reading

Max Levchin on Entrepreneurship

One week after Bigcommerce and PayPal announced a strategic partnership, we were fortunate to host Max Levchin in our SF office. Max was one of the original cofounders of PayPal where he served as the CTO until its acquisition by… continue reading

Down Under with Chris Fry

I’ve worked with Chris Fry in various capacities over the past 10 years on the Engineering teams of two great companies: Salesforce.com and Twitter. I’m excited that our professional relationship continues at Bigcommerce with Chris in his… continue reading

Creativity in the Workplace

We’re putting the finishing touches on our new office in San Francisco. We outgrew our old space, so we needed a larger office in which to operate. Beyond that, we wanted a space that would inspire our team to… continue reading

Building a Global Engineering Team

dawn of a new day At the beginning of 2014, I was looking for a new challenge. My two most recent roles were at fast-growing technology companies which became household names. I enjoyed their successes, but felt the urge to… continue reading