Katie Zhu, Product & Engineering, Medium | EP 160

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Katie Zhu is an Engineer turned Product Manager at Medium.

Medium is a social publishing platform that allows anyone to share ideas and perspectives that matter. Medium now reaches over 30M readers a month, has explored new formats like Series, audio posts, and more.

After internships with both NPR and the New York Times, Katie decided to make a big decision and join Medium over other tech companies.

At Medium, Katie’s had a chance to work on several parts of the platform and continue to help creators and storytellers push the limits of their craft.

Katie joins us to share her story, how she optimized her career for learning, what it’s been like working on developing new tools for writers and storytellers on Medium, how she approaches product management, and more.

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