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Hit Features Across the PeopleFun Portfolio: Training New Feature Owners

Carol Miu  (CEO, PeopleFun)

Jonathan Lindsay-Rivera  (Product Manager, PeopleFun)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass

Topic: Design, Production & Team Leadership

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

PeopleFun's Carol Miu, CEO, and Jonathan Lindsay-Rivera, Product Manager, discuss design, A/B testing, and KPIs of hit features, such as tournaments and piggy bank, that have been successfully ported across the casual portfolio.

Carol will discuss her career journey at PeopleFun from Senior Director of Product to CEO and what it takes to grow a mobile gaming business from $100 million to over $300 million in annual revenue. The presentation will segue to how to bootcamp bright new product talent into feature owners in just a few months, from feature design, KPI setting, development team management, LiveOps tuning, A/B testing, and user behavior analytics.

Jonathan will speak on his early career experience from starting as a Game Data Analyst on Wordscapes Search in early 2022, training on product management, and growing into the owner of the Highlighters feature.

Takeaway

Attendees will learn how to design and A/B test tournament and piggy bank features that are portable across casual portfolios. Product leaders will gain insight on how to bootcamp new product managers in two months. Junior professionals will learn what it takes to grow into a feature owner.

Intended Audience

This is for anyone—from product managers to designers to data analysts at all levels within gaming companies. In particular, product leaders mentoring new talent and game industry professionals seeking to grow into feature ownership will benefit from this session.