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Daniel Phiri

Developer Relations at Strapi, the open-source Headless CMS

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Developer with a content creation problem. Technical writer and International Speaker. Community builder.

Work experience
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Jul 2020 - Present

Strapi

Developer Advocate

- Establishing a Developer Relations program - Building out various developer engagement initiatives - Engaging with and educating Strapi developers - Building and growing the Community Stars Program

Jun 2019 - Aug 2020

Developer Conference Zambia '20

Organiser

- Crafted a social media strategy that saw user engagement increase by 60%, translating into leads for partners as well as driving ticket sales. It is also paving the future of the ecosystem. - Acquired sponsors that covered over 50% of the conference’s budget.

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Dec 2019 - Jul 2020

Self Employed

Developer Relations - Content and Technical Writing

- Working with developer companies around the world strategizing growth through developer relations - Creating various forms of developer focused content to help drive product adoption - Developing demos of open source developer tools and establishing community initiatives

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Aug 2019 - Dec 2019

PubNub

Developer Relations Engineer

Created frontend community specific content as well as forming a new engagement strategy to support a huge product pivot.

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Apr 2018 - Jun 2019

GitHub

GitHub Campus Expert

Identified pain points in students academic life, started a hackathon and grew a community of over 300 students that saw a 40% increase in student event participation & engagement.

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Sep 2018 - May 2019

Hasura

Developer Advocate

- Developed boilerplates, content and tutorials for the Vue.js community which saw a 15% increase of customers using Vue alongside the product. - Identified regions with potential for a wider user base and reached out to those regions which actually confirmed the demand, opening new doors for developer engagement. - Ran social media campaigns that increased the brand following to over 3200 people.

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Apr 2018 - Jul 2018

SundayPyjamas

Software Engineer

- Built a fully documented payments API and shipped it before the deadline. - Started a blog series which saw a 20% increase in traffic to the company blog

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Dec 2017 - Jan 2018

Microsoft

Campus Ambassador

Promoting Microsoft products on my campus

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Nov 2017 - Dec 2017

Money-Wizards

Campus Ambassador

Promoting financial literacy for college students.

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Sep 2017 - Oct 2017

Cornea AI

Brand Ambassador

Promoting the AI driven camera app

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