|Session Name||Straight Talk About Community Manager Tenure|
|Speaker(s)||Nova Barlow, Troy Hewitt, Jorg Koonen, Jennifer Paige|
|Company Name(s)||University of Washington, Center for Game Science, Motiga, Bigpoint GmbH, Microsoft|
|Track / Format||Community Management Summit|
Community management is no longer a quiet job "behind the scenes", it seems like suddenly we've appeared everywhere in the last five years. As told from the unique perspective of rarely heard from senior-level community managers (each with over a decade in the industry) you'll get a little bit of history, an inside look at the challenges we face, and ways to build a strong infrastructure to transition your mindset of this popular role from "stepping stone job" to viable career path.