Tobias Lütke

Founder and CEO of Shopify

Tobias Lütke is founder and CEO of Shopify, a commerce company based in Ottawa, Canada. Additionally, he has served on the core team of the Ruby on Rails framework and has created open source libraries such as Active Merchant.

Book Recommendations


The Courage to Be Disliked

by Ichiro Kishimi, Fumitake Koga

It is probably the best book I’ve read in the last couple of years.

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A Guide to the Good Life

by William B. Irvine

A book I love giving to people, I try to, of course, aim at the right moment, is A Guide to the Good Life is one of the best books I’ve ever read.

Tobias Lütke, source

The Elements of Style

by William Strunk Jr, E.B. White

The most frequently gifted book is The Elements of Style because I like good writing. People hate getting that book. But I think I might have 50 copies in my office. It happens frequently.

Tobias Lütke, source