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Expansion Group


The Expansion Group is part of the Growth section and works to implement the Growth Product Vision for Expansion and meet the Expansion and Retention engineering KPIs.

Questions should start by @ mentioning the Product Manager for the Expansion group or creating a new issue in the Growth Product Expansion issues list.

How we work


We use the Engineering workflow when working on issues and merge requests across multiple projects.


Prioritization is a collaboration between Product, UX, Data, and Engineering. We use the ICE framework for experiments.


While not all of the work we do relates to the GitLab project directly, we use milestones to track Deliverables and other enhancements.

Team Members

The following people are permanent members of the Expansion Group:

Person Role
Phil Calder Engineering Manager, Growth:Expansion and Retention
Jackie Fraser Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Expansion
Doug Stull Senior Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Expansion

Stable Counterparts

We work closely with our colleagues in the Retention, Fulfillment and Telemetry groups.

The following members of other functional teams are our stable counterparts:

Person Role
Matej Latin Senior Product Designer, Growth
Jacki Bauer UX Manager, Enablement & Growth
New Vacancy - Scott Williamson (Interim) Director of Product, Growth
Michael Karampalas Principal Product Manager, Growth:Retention
Evan Read Senior Technical Writer, Manage, Verify, Configure, Growth
Eli Kastelein Data Analyst, Growth
Tim Hey Principal Product Manager, Growth:Expansion
Mathieu Peychet Senior Data Analyst, Growth
Sid Reddy Senior Product Manager, Growth:Telemetry
Kevin Comoli Product Designer, Growth
Jeff Crow Senior UX Researcher, Growth
Jensen Stava Senior Product Manager, Growth:Acquisition
Sam Awezec Senior Product Manager, Growth:Conversion
Alex Buijs Senior Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Acquisition
Nicolas Dular Senior Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Acquisition
Alper Akgun Senior Fullstack Engineer, Growth:Conversion