Slack AMA: Brad Monroe, Sr. Product Manager, Conversations, Search & Channels at Slack

Slack Community HQ

May 18, 5:00 – 6:00 PM



Virtual event
Digital workplace
Slack Connect

Hello Slack Enthusiasts,

Brad leads the Conversations sub-pillar, where he's heavily focused on the multi-player experience of composing, sending and reacting to messages on Slack. This includes where you're actually sending the messages, so DMs, threads and channels are in his purview as well. He explains the surface areas he works on as "from the composer (where you type out your messages) to message formatting, where you send the messages (DMs, channels and threads), emoji reactions, and everything in between."

Recent highlights that Brad worked on: the ability to add people into an existing DM, and private to public channel conversion. He also leads Slack's quarterly Customer Love Sprint effort, where we focus on fixing those small "paper cuts" in the product, adding "delighters" and polish, or shipping meaningful small improvements to existing features.

Brad is looking forward to answering your questions!

Join us in the Slack workspace for an ask-me-anything

How it will work

  • This event takes place entirely in the Slack Community workspace, and does not have a virtual video component.
  • Join the Community workspace (check your registration email for access).
  • Once you're in the workspace, visit the #slack-ama channel
  • Click on the blue lightning bolt in the message composer. It's on the bottom left of the input box on top of the plus sign.
  • Select the "Ask AMA question" workflow. This will open a dialog box where you can add your question to the queue.
  • Your question will be reviewed and then posted into the public AMA channel.
  • The team will answer the question in the thread via text, video or audio clip. You can reply in thread, too!

About the Slack Community HQ chapter

This community is open to people from any industry and background who have an interest in the Slack platform. We can't wait to meet you!

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  • Brad Monroe


    Sr. Product Manager, Conversations, Search & Channels


  • Jacob Gross


    Community @ Slack

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Thursday, May 18, 2023
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC


5:00 PMStart asking questions!
6:00 PMAMA ends

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