For an industry that changes daily (AI, web3), how do you think about building a product strategy around it?
What I've enjoyed about being in tech is entire industry lifecycles happen within a few years because the pace of innovation is so fast: you can identify new customer problems, build innovative solutions, and scale entire businesses that transform a given market – all within a year or two. This is that much more true of the creator economy right now, where mobile phone-based tools transform content creation and disruptive innovations in distribution & monetization of creative work converge at precisely this moment.
We're doing everything we can to be nimble, learn fast, and focus on creating value for creators as our north star. Only time will tell how well we'll do in this space, but I like where we're currently positioned.
Technology can help, but it's only a means to an end. The user reigns supreme. I evaluate all technology in light of whether or not it can help meet user needs. Then the decision becomes much clearer. Many, many companies have lost money by chasing shiny new technologies instead of ferociously focusing on customers.