Coda

2020.3 - Current
Coda is a new doc that brings words, data, and teams together.  Coda comes with a set of building blocksーlike pages for infinite depth, tables that talk to each other, and buttons that take action inside or outside your docーwhich anyone can combine to make a doc as powerful as an app.

Meet the product at coda.io
Role
Currently managing and growing the team responsible for designing great product experience for teams, driving monetization, building user trust, and enterprise at Coda.

As part of the leadership team, I help focus on
  • Strategizing and planning investments in across Product, Design, Engineering in our org
  • Coaching the team to do their best work
  • Hiring the next group of Codans
  • Improving the process across the company as we scale

In terms of the product, here are some of the areas that my team and I helped enable.
Core product experience for teams
Enabling better knowledge discovery & organization in workspaces. Also help Coda + Companion tools = ♥. Examples include
Building for User trust, Enterprise
Scaling the core product to meet large organization needs. Helping all users feel more confident on Coda. Examples include
  • Admin controls: Pack approvals, Workspace management, Relationship between Orgs and Workspaces
  • Login experience
Enabling monetization
Designing different levers to help scale revenue. Examples include
  • Conveying the value of a Maker and tiers to users: Pricing page design & experimentation, Sticks & carrots in product
  • Maker role: Trial experience, Managing Maker seats.
Others
There are a few areas that don't relate to the pillars above, but ones our team was involved deeply in enabling. Examples include New user experience, Starter templates, Richer people integration through Google Contacts, Internal tools.