Candice Johnson is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations of QuirkChat, a social video and channel chat app where geeks and hobbyists can create and join fandom communities and create collaborative video responses to fandom related topics. She has been with the company as they have amassed tens of thousands of monthly active users and has helped the company bring on investors including Snapchat, Techstars, and Pharrell Williams through Black Ambition.Johnson has a background in Corporate Finance from the Darla School of Business at University of South Carolina. When she's not working at QuirkChat, can be found spending time galvanizing her local music scene through her personal brand But I’m Not A Critic Though.
Creating community can be difficult but rewarding work, especially when developing spaces for marginalized people. Founders and managers of different online communities come together in this panel to discuss triumphs, pitfalls, and their love of creating community!