Tal leads the growth and platform teams at Patreon, where we're making this the best time in history to be a creative person. Patreon makes it easy for artists, journalists, musicians, podcasters, illustrators, youtubers, educators, etc. etc. to get paid by running a membership business for their fans. Patreon's revenue has doubled year over year has raised $47M from CRV and Thrive Capital, and on track to send $150M in 2017 alone *directly* to creators.
<totally shameless plug from Tal> Patreon is rapidly expanding the team https://www.patreon.com/careers#positions ** </shamelessness>
Previously, Tal consulted on developer platform growth for DuckDuckGo, a USV-backed search engine with 400M+ monthly searches. Before that, he led special projects for the CTO/Co-Founder of Wix.com, a NASDAQ-listed cloud publishing platform with $400M+ in annual revenue. Tal started his career as the CTO and Co-founder of Ecquire, a sales productivity tool whose SV customers include LinkedIn, Salesforce, Dropbox, Jive, Segment, and Mixpanel.
Tal loves getting his butt kicked in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and belly laughs.
Learn more about what's behind Patreon's meteoric growth...
Engineering the world's most shareable email: https://patreonhq.com/engineering-the-worlds-most-shareable-email-6efc38cfd9ca
How Patreon doubled its creators' financial activation rate by listening to our front lines: http://www.coelevate.com/essays/patreon-onboarding-growth
The science of product growth: https://medium.com/@talraviv/thats-not-a-hypothesis-25666b01d5b4#.7s1ckpony
How the Patreon growth team moves fast as hell: https://patreonhq.com/how-the-patreon-growth-team-moves-fast-as-hell-9c5458b75bd6
Would you make it as a product manager at Patreon? https://patreonhq.com/would-you-make-it-as-a-product-manager-at-patreon-571be5490bee
He will be live on August 1 starting at 930 AM PT for one and a half hours during which time he will answer as many questions as possible.