How Slack Built Shared Channels

About This Session

Slack was originally built to be the collaboration hub for the work within your company. As the network of companies using Slack for internal work grew, we saw the value of allowing different companies to collaborate together in one channel.

This talk will cover how our team went about making architectural decisions and worked to build this critical feature

The Speaker

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Amarnath Kulkarni

Engineer Slack Technologies

Engineer on slack’s network team, ex-Venmo, ex-PayPal. At slack working on some of the most exciting projects to enable collaboration between multiple organizations. Traditionally the team collaboration only meant people with in a team. Shared Channels feature that we built enables people in 2 different companies to communicate real time over slack