Welcome to the eighth post in our series of BAT Community-run AMAs.
The ongoing AMA series on Reddit is a seven-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 November 21st and featured Luke Mulks, Director of Business Development (and ad tech expert) at Brave. Over the course of the AMA, Luke fielded both pre-submitted and live questions from Redditors concerning an array of topics, including the specifics of Brave’s highly anticipated ads platform, the differences between Google’s and Brave’s advertising models, and the various challenges faced by the Business Development team. Luke’s matter-of-fact responses offered readers a new perspective on BAT’s place in the future of digital advertising, and its role in reshaping the way we understand the web itself. Indeed, in light of such lofty goals, Luke remained confident that “the cream will rise to the top,” and that Brave’s product will speak for itself. With Brave, he said, “you get faster load times, a cleaner experience, and a reminder of how enjoyable it was to browse the internet before the internet began to browse you.”
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, November 28th, and will feature Alex Wykoff, User Research at Brave.
For the full list of upcoming BAT Community AMAs through February 2019, see below.
Read the full AMA here.
Read Brian Brown’s AMA from November 14th, 2018 here.
Follow the BAT Community’s Updates here: https://www.reddit.com/r/BATProject/
Upcoming BAT Community AMAs:
Ryan Watson and Kamil Jozwiak, DevOps and QA
Jan Piotrowski, Brad Flora and Des Martin from the Business Development team
Tom Lowenthal, Security and Privacy Coordinator
Holli Bohren, Chief Financial Officer
Ben Livshits, Chief Scientist
Marshall Rose, Senior Software Engineer
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