Vlad Magdalin is co-founder and CEO of Webflow, a company that is leading the no-code movement and empowering millions to create for the web without having to code.
He was born in the USSR and immigrated to the United States as a refugee when he was 9 years old. Vlad studied computer science at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, as well as 3D animation and special effects at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. This mix of technical and creative disciplines helped him create Webflow, which brings the power of software engineering to designers through an intuitive visual interface.
Known for his tenacity and resilience (with 3 failures trying to get Webflow off the ground before finally finding product market fit the 4th time around), Vlad is a champion of building businesses in a sustainable, people-centric, and customer-obsessed way. Along with his co-founders — Bryant Chou and Sergie Magdalin — he has become a public advocate for democratizing web development through no-code tools and technologies.
Vlad lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two daughters, and a very energetic puppy. And despite many years of earnest pleading from family and friends, he’s known for never letting a good (aka terrible) pun or dad joke go to waste.