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Facebook/Snap Product Head on Building Platforms That Scale

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Start Date: 2018-08-08
End Date: 2018-08-08
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location: Zillow HQ, 1301 Second Avenue, Floor 30, Seattle 98101, United States

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Snapchat Product Lead shares best practices to building platforms that scale – drawing from his experiences at Facebook, Snapchat and Microsoft. Free beer and pizza provided!

If building products is hard, building platforms is uniquely challenging. Customer segmentation is tricky, prioritizing features and defining MVPs incredibly complex, and maintaining quality without creating bottlenecks exhausting. “But the rewards of seeing products and services flourish and scale on your platform is both exhilarating and fulfilling,” says Snap, Facebook and Microsoft product exec Ash Wahi. In this talk, he draws on his experiences working on the Facebook Open Graph, Snap monetization platform, .NET Framework, and early Azure ServiceBus, to share best practices to building platforms that scale.

About The Speaker: Ash is a Group Product Manager in Snap’s Monetization team where he leads Ads API, Ad Review & Integrity, and the Business Identity teams. Prior to Snap, Ash was at Microsoft and Facebook where he worked on Azure, Windows Phone App Store, Facebook Timeline, Open Graph and Ads Measurement. Ash holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from University of New South Wales and an MBA from Columbia Business School. He is a Techstars Seattle mentor who loves to discuss MVPs, product strategy and technology in general.

AGENDA:
– 6.20pm: Doors Open
– 7.00pm: Welcome & Introductions
– 7.05pm: Session Begins (7.45pm: doors close)
– 7.50pm: Shoutouts
– 7.55pm: Networking & Fun
– 8.30pm: Event Ends

PERKS & HAPPINESS:
Free beer & yummy pizzas! We also share discounts and freebies in our newsletter.

Products That Count is a non-profit organization. If for any reason you can’t make it to our event or didn’t like it, email us and we’ll be happy to refund your money. Please try to do it early so that someone on the waitlist can take your spot. Note: we reserve the right to share attendee information with our partners.

Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Meetup & Networking | Startups.

Sub-Categories:
Conferences | Engineering & Technology | Technology,
Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Meetup & Networking.

Artists / Speakers: Ash Wahi.

Prices:
Super early bird: USD 0.00,
Early bird: USD 23.16,
General: USD 28.45,
PTC guest: USD 0.00.

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