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Melika Hope

former Product Management Director, Twitter

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Melika Hope, an international-minded leader based in New York, is recognized for her exceptional experience in product, business, and people leadership. With a strategic and analytical mindset, Melika leverages her integrated background in finance and product strategy to develop and execute strategies that fulfill customer needs. She places great emphasis on data-backed prioritization, clear actions, and strong execution to drive success. As an SME within her field, Melika employs creative strategies to instill customer empathy and product knowledge in her peers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.

Melika excels in building products, teams, and organizations from scratch, as well as transforming existing ones. Her exceptional public speaking skills are frequently showcased on stage, motivating teams, discussing product launches, giving demos, and participating in industry panels. During her time as Director of Product Management at Twitter, she spearheaded the subscriptions products division, leading the development of Twitter Blue and TweetDeck. She led teams focused on professional publishers, the top-tier content creators on the Twitter platform. At Intuit, Melika served as a member of the Racial Equity Advancement Leadership Team, driving efforts to enable racial equity within the organization. Additionally, she led the inclusive product and customer experience workstream, contributing to a more diverse and inclusive ecosystem.

Melika's impact extends beyond the professional realm. As a personal trainer, nutrition consultant, and National-level competitive powerlifter, she embodies a relentless drive for self-improvement. Furthermore, she actively engages in mentorship initiatives, dedicating her time to Women's Health in Women's Hands, providing guidance and support to young women on their professional development journey.

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