Twitch founder Emmett Shear spoke at The Post’s 2016 Transformers live journalism event May 18 in Washington, D.C. Learn more here.

“A CEO of a community-based product is like a gardener. You’re trying to make sure you have the right balance of sunlight and water, that the community can thrive and grow. You can’t force people to want to engage, want to connect, want to communicate. You can only provide favorable conditions and then hope it happens in a good way.”