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TCH w/ Nicole Saunders, Director of Community at Zendesk

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About Event

​​Hey there community builders πŸ‘‹

​It's that time of the month when we bring an incredible community builder to Threado Community Hour so y'all can have an amazing time.

​We are excited to say Nicole Saunders, Director of Community at Zendesk is joining us for TCH.

​​What is the format?

  • ​5min panel intros.

  • ​30min fireside chat with Nicole to unlock insights, lessons, and tips from her vast experience in building communities.

  • ​30min audience Q&A with the panel.

  • ​20min networking with networking for attendees in breakout rooms.

  • ​5min wrap-up.

​Meet your panel:

​Nicole Saunders acts as a Director of Community at Zendesk where she oversees the Community Team (part of the Global Digital Experiences team), sets strategy, defines policy and governance, develops and launches new community products, and engages our user community. Previously, she helped to grow Jaunt, a VR startup in Silicon Valley, where she ran all social media channels and event marketing. Before that, she spent 5 years as a social media and branding consultant to many early-stage tech startups helping them to establish their brand voice and grow their social media presence.

​Sharath Kuruganty is currently the Head of Community at Threado. He previously led communities at Product Hunt, On Deck, and Draftbi(YC W18). He frequently tweets and shares his lessons on building scaling communities and doing things in public. He also coaches and advises early-stage startups that were backed by YC, Hyper, and On Deck!

​Pramod Rao is the co-founder and CEO of Threado. He served as VP of Marketing for nearly a decade at Zomato and was one of the founding team members. He comes with a great understanding of community building and is a big advocate for the community-led growth approach.

​- Team Threado

​PS: We are building a tight-knit slack community filled with community leaders from Notion, Mixpanel On Deck, Glide, Startup Grind, and many more fast-growing startups. And we would love to have you πŸ˜ƒ