Grow your data science skills at posit::conf(2024)

August 12th-14th in Seattle

About us

Open source for a better world

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Open since day one

RStudio (now Posit) was founded in 2009 with the vision of creating high quality open-source software for data scientists. We’ve grown exponentially over time but our culture remains unchanged. We invest heavily in open-source development, education, and the community with the goal of serving knowledge creators 100 years from now.

Our Charter

We want Posit to serve a meaningful public purpose and we run the company for the benefit of our customers, employees, and the community at large. That’s why we’re designated as a Public Benefit Corporation. As a Certified B Corp, we must meet the highest verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Our directors and officers have a fiduciary responsibility to address social, economic, and environmental needs while still overseeing our business goals.

Our evolving story


RStudio is founded.
Free and open source products are released.


RStudio IDE




RStudio Server Pro
Shiny Server Pro




RStudio Connect


Ursa Labs
RStudio Package Manager


Python & Jupyter Notebook support


RStudio::conf has over 2000 attendees.
Public Benefit Corp announced.


RStudio becomes Posit.
Shiny for Python

Our People

The code we live by


We aim for transparency in the way we make and share tools—and the way we manage our company. We believe that great ideas come from anywhere—and that we’re better together.


Intelligence is more than ‘book smart’ or ‘tech smart.’ It’s a mindset. To better serve everyone in our community we value continuous learning, curiosity, and emotional intelligence.


We collaborate with our customers, the community, and each other with open hearts and minds. And we believe the effort, capital, and care we put out into the world benefits everyone in the end.


We want to remain an independent company for the long term. We make investments with this goal in mind, starting with our people. Our benefits programs are designed to ensure the long-term wellbeing of our teams.

Join us

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