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Zilliqa Community Update 23 July 2019 — Developer Outreach, Twitter Contest Winners, Latest Grantees
During a recently held Zilliqa AMA on Telegram and Reddit, we concurred that global community development and marketing are key priorities for the company. Various team members provided concrete examples of our growth efforts to reach our goal — which include expansion of the existing team with skilled professionals; creation of customised surveys for community, developers and miners; and the use of metrics to understand our users base and cater to them more efficiently — among other ideas.
In line with these promises and objectives, we bring you some updates on our latest hire, our latest survey and the ecosystem grant programme. We have also included a shout-out to the Top 3 Zilliqa Day contest winners, and share some related engagement analytics which will help us shape our community relations moving forward.
Expanding our Developer Outreach
We have welcomed a new Developer Evangelist to our team — Gareth Mensah. He has joined our team to help us cultivate a rich ecosystem for our growing developer community.
Gareth brings over 10 years’ experience in technology to Zilliqa, having held roles with both Fortune 500 companies like AOL, Nokia, Wells Fargo as well as start ups. Having worked in various capacities along the way — as a technical service manager, mobile app developer, technical consultant, and developer relations expert — Gareth has a strong understanding of software development life cycle and open collaboration, which he will bring to this role. He holds a BS in Computer Science from San Francisco State University.
In just a few short days, he has already done a deep dive into Zilliqa and initiated activities that will prove to be very impactful to grow the global developer community.
As a first step, he conducted a survey to assess the developer community’s interest in bi-weekly update calls. ...
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