npm, Inc.
Company typeSubsidiary
Founded2014; 10 years ago (2014) Oakland, California, United States
FounderIsaac Z. Schlueter[1]
ParentGitHub, Inc.

npm, Inc., is a company founded in 2014. It was acquired by GitHub, a subsidiary of Microsoft, in 2020. The company maintains the npm package manager for Node.js and the npm Registry, which hosts software packages and version control based on Git.[2]


Bryan Bogensberger joined the company as CEO in July 2018 and resigned in September 2019.[3] Before Bogensberger's resignation, npm co-founder Laurie Voss resigned in July 2019.[4]

Microsoft-owned GitHub announced in March 2020 it would acquire npm, Inc.[5][6]


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  2. ^ "npm About". Retrieved 2022-05-06.
  3. ^ Chan, Rosalie. "Bryan Bogensberger, CEO of JavaScript Package Startup NPM, Resigns". Business Insider. Business Insider. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  4. ^ Chan, Rosalie. "NPM Co-Founder and Chief Data Officer Laurie Voss Resigns". Business Insider. Business Insider. Retrieved 2021-06-30.
  5. ^ Friedman, Nat (2020-03-16). "npm is joining GitHub". The GitHub Blog.
  6. ^ Novet, Jordan (16 March 2020). "Microsoft's GitHub agrees to buy code-distribution start-up Npm". CNBC. CNBC. Retrieved 2021-08-24.