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KEYNOTE: Roblox -- How to Scale and Manage a Thriving Developer Community


Matthew Curtis
Roblox, Vice President of Developer Relations

As Vice President of Developer Relations at Roblox, Matthew Curtis leads the team responsible for engaging with, supporting, and championing millions of innovative developers around the world creating immersive multiplayer experiences on the Roblox platform.

A seasoned product and marketing expert, Matthew has more than a decade of experience creating and leading teams responsible for multiple top-grossing free-to-play games totaling over $1 billion in revenue, including Words with Friends 2, CSR Racing 2, Zynga Poker, Kingdoms of Camelot, and The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth. Previously, he led growth marketing at Zynga where he supported eight global studios. Prior to that, he led product management and monetization at Kabam.

Matthew earned a BS in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego.


In the last few years, Roblox has grown into a massive online platform of users and diverse global developers. Roblox has thoughtfully scaled to create a thriving, inclusive environment that makes it easy for developers of all ages and skill levels to create compelling content for millions of users across the globe. In this talk, Roblox VP of Developer Relations Matthew Curtis will highlight the key management principles that have helped Roblox foster its thriving developer community. In addition, he’ll outline key Roblox initiatives his team leads that are designed to support and enable self-organization, remove friction, and encourage cooperation among the developer community.