Tami Bhaumik

Tami Bhaumik

Roblox

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Tami Bhaumik is the Vice President of Civility and Partnerships at Roblox where she spearheads the platform's digital civility initiative and works to foster a global community of internet safety leaders to ensure good digital citizenship on Roblox. To establish a healthy and safe community, Tami is focused on providing kids, teens, parents, and caregivers with skills needed to create positive online experiences, in partnership with the world’s leading safety and industry organizations. At Roblox, she empowers platform users to self-govern and create a confident, resilient online community with the knowledge and tools to create positive experiences for themselves and others in the metaverse. 

With over 25 years of consumer and tech experience, Tami has successfully fostered supportive communities in a multitude of industries through leading the growth of multiple Silicon Valley startups. Additionally, Tami is an acting Board Member for the Digital Wellness Lab affiliated with Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School and for the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) for the past four years. She is committed to online safety solutions and supports work promoting a culture of responsibility online and encouraging a sense of digital citizenship for all. Tami graduated with a BA from the University of California, Berkeley. 
 

Tami Bhaumik is speaking at the following session/s

Designing With Community Safety in Mind

Tuesday
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Room 1

At Roblox VP of Civility & Partnerships, Tami Bhaumik - leads a range of initiatives designed to foster positive, safe online spaces where the Roblox community can thrive, whatever their needs. With an impressive career history in family online safety, Tami shares her insights into how games developers can design not just for safety - but for civility too, creating safe community experiences and engendering civil community behaviour that enables everyone to thrive.

Alongside a look into some of Roblox’s latest safety and civility features and efforts, attendees will also leave with insights from some of Roblox latest community civility projects created in partnership with organisations such as Digital Wellness Lab, Sesame Project and Internet Matters (with independent neurodivergence charities).

Session Takeaway

  • How to build positive shared spaces online
  • The importance of centering youth voice to achieve online safety
  • Understanding the needs of neurodivergent user online
  • The future of positive interactions in online gaming

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