Automattic is the company you will find for WordPress.com , WooCommerce , Akismet , Gravatar , Jetpack , Longreads , Simplenote , VaultPress , Cloudup , bbPress , BuddyPress and many more. The main page of the company says:
Our passion is to make the web a better place.Automatic
Founder of Automattic
The company was founded in 2005 by Matt Mullenweg , co-founder of WordPress. It currently has 779 employees in 69 countries who speak 83 different languages.