Welcome to the fourth post in our series of BAT Community-run AMAs.
The ongoing AMA series on Reddit is a six-month-long event that features various guests from the Brave and BAT teams. The goal of the series is twofold: to give fans of the project an opportunity to interact directly with team members, and to give team members—especially those who operate largely behind the scenes—a chance to share their insights and offer the community a window into their work.
The most recent AMA took place on October 4th with David Temkin, Brave’s Chief Product Officer. Over the course of the AMA, David fielded both pre-submitted and live questions from Redditors concerning a variety of topics. David hinted at a future BAT functionality that will allow sites to “sell” access to content, paid homage to the nearly microscopic “HP Veer” smartphone from his previous life at Palm, and spoke about how the team plans to grow BAT beyond Brave and more.
Highlights can be found below, with a link to the full AMA at the bottom of this post.
The next AMA will take place on Wednesday, October 17th, and will feature Yan Zhu, Brave’s Chief Information Security Officer. Yan is responsible for maintaining high standards of security and privacy across our platforms. Before joining Brave, Yan worked at Yahoo, was a technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and worked on the Tor project. In 2015, she was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30.
For the full list of upcoming BAT Community AMAs through January 2019, see below.
Read the full AMA here.
Read Dr. Johnny Ryan’s AMA from September 5th, 2018 here.
Follow the BAT Community’s Updates here: https://www.reddit.com/r/BATProject/
Upcoming BAT Community AMAs:
Yan Zhu, Chief Information Security Officer
Jonathan Sampson, Developer Relations Specialist
Alex Wykoff, User Research and Testing
Marshall Rose, Senior Software Engineer
Ryan Watson and Kamil Jozwiak, DevOps and QA
CBO Brian Brown, Luke Mulks, Jan Piotrowski, and Brad Flora from the Business Development team
Tom Lowenthal, Security and Privacy Coordinator
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