Recess: A conversation with Jason Costa from Reddit

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Recess: A conversation with Jason Costa from Reddit

September 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT


Join us at our next Recess break on September 1st at 1:00 PM (ET) / 10:00 AM (PT)! We’ll be talking with Jason Costa, Director of Product at Reddit!

Reddit is an app used by millions of users globally. Jason currently works on Content & Communities and is in charge of developing a strategy for that area. He’ll dive into how he develops that strategy and some of the metrics he uses to measure its success. He’ll also share some of the features he’s launched at Reddit and why those features were chosen to be launched.

The session will be 30 minutes in total: a 20 minute discussion between the host and Jason, followed by a 10 minute audience Q&A.

Recess will take place via Zoom. For the best experience, please download Zoom ( to your chosen device — it’s free.

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Jason Costa from Reddit

Jason Costa is currently working on product strategy at Reddit. Previously, he was a Venture Partner at GGV Capital where he led six investments and spent significant time advising the fund’s portfolio on product strategy.

Prior to joining the GGV fund, he was one of the first members of the monetization team at Pinterest, where he helped launch their ads API, analytics tool for businesses, billing infrastructure, and the ads campaign management interface. Additionally, he led consumer efforts on the Pins team, including product managing the Rich Pins and Video products.

Jason also worked on the platform team at Twitter, managing an ecosystem of more than a million apps, and at Google where he helped launch the Google Checkout API and the OpenSocial schema. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from USC, and an MBA from MIT.

Liz Papierz from Roadmunk

Liz is the Event Manager at Roadmunk on the Marketing team. She produces Recess and in non-pandemic times, organizes Roadmunk’s Product to Product in-person events held in Toronto, New York and Chicago.

Prior to Roadmunk, Liz produced events for a renewable energy company and a non-profit.

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