Shuffl helps create new social interactions on Slack to spark joy between coworkers

Shuffle co-founders Chris Watts (left) and Mathew Lee. (David Rzegocki Photo)

Two years ago, while Matthew Lee was on a sabbatical between jobs, he reflected on his career highlights.

“There are certain jobs that I had that I really loved, and some were just a job,” Lee said. “The key component was the people.”

That got him thinking about the ways he could use technology to improve work experiences for others by helping people engage with their colleagues. He perused his professional and personal network and realized that his childhood friend Chris Watts had made a tool that randomly