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Karri Saarinen

Co-founder and CEO, Linear

Karri is Co-founder and CEO of Linear, a software development platform. Linear helps streamline software projects, sprints, tasks, and bug tracking.

Prior to Linear, Karri was the Principal Designer for Airbnb’s product design and the Head of Design at Coinbase. Karri also co-founded Y Combinator-backed startup Kippt, a non-profit Rails Girls and helped to bootstrap the startup community in Finland with ArcticStartup.


About Linear
Founded: 2019  |  HQ: United States  |  Funding: €16M  |  Industry: Enterprise Software