OPEN TALK (API): Building an API Platform Developers Love


Dan Young
Xero, GM, Developer Experience

Dan is experienced product professional with over 13 years experience in product development specialising in payments, financial services, and delivery excellence. He is at the helm of delivering the API platform, products and experience that enable scalable innovation by 3rd party developers.


It’s not enough to just have a open API platform that enables other technology companies to integrate. How do you make it attractive enough for them to stay engaged and keep doing cool stuff, to build the things that haven't even been thought of yet. We want to go even deeper on this idea of making it easy - how we can build the hard things so developers don’t have to.