Welcome to Advance the Creator Economy!

I’m Derek, and I’ve spent the past decade building creator and community products across YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, and Yik Yak.

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My goal is to provide you weekly insights and perspectives about the Creator Economy to inform how you think about this space.

Secondly, I want to get others interested in working on the Creator Economy, so that over time, more creators can successfully distribute their content, build communities, and make a living doing it.

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Writing about product management, and the creator economy. Current: Product @ Discord Alum: YouTube, Twitch, Meta