6 & 7

June

2019

Tarun Gangwani

Senior Product Manager, Developer Experience | Twitch

Tarun Gangwani

Tarun Gangwani is an award-winning product and design professional whose work has been used by millions of people around the world.

With his background in cognitive science and design, Tarun has delivered user-centered solutions for startups and enterprise companies within a wide variety of industries that leverage cloud technologies to deliver innovative experiences. Tarun’s perspectives and work have been featured in major news publications, including the New York Times, CIO.com, Tech.Co and Forbes.

As a product manager at Twitch, he helps developers build sustainable businesses on its live streaming platform. His team creates tools and resources that help people to build live apps on Twitch, enabling multi-player entertainment between creators and viewers.

TALK OVERVIEW

Embracing the hobbyist persona

Hobbyists represent a diverse, wide ranging population of developers who have one thing in common: passion for your product.

They typically set the tone and conversation for the culture of your DevRel/DX program, and winning them over will certainly lead to better development products.

At Twitch, we contrast the hobbyist persona with more focused verticals, like those developing at the AAA scale (AAA developers) or those trying to build businesses on our ecosystem (EcoD developers). In this talk, Tarun will share how they developed this framework with data, and how they continuously involve hobbyists throughout all of what Twitch DX provides to their developers.

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