Have you ever talked to a PM from another company and wondered if you and they really have the same job? Sure, your title is the same, and you both talk to engineers a lot, but that's where the similarity seems to end.
This is not a bug, but a feature of the job: being a PM is a very different role at a tiny startup vs an established company, and the stages in between. Knowing this gives you another factor to consider when planning your career.
In this talk, Daniel – who has been a PM at companies of every stage and size – will walk you through some of the differences, what it means for your success as a PM, and the pitfalls to avoid as your company evolves towards the next stage.
Daniel is a product manager at Google working on contactless payments, helping people around the world access the security and convenience of paying with their phone or smart watch. He was previously the AML product manager at Wise, working on machine learning models to defeat financial crime in a cost-effective way.
Daniel started his career as a central bank economist before an adventure as an escape room founder showed him a love for bringing products to life – he's been addicted to the experience ever since!
Product Manager roles are high in demand but the candidate pool of people aspiring to become one is even higher. Recently companies have understood the impact of having product managers and are making the switch to bring in more, especially with there being more Product-Led Growth companies.
How do you stand out? How do you compete in a market where almost every role asks for 2 years experience, and once you’ve landed the role how do you keep it?!
This talk will go through some unconventional methods to land your perfect product role.
Yasmin is an experienced product leader managing teams in scale up companies.
She has built multiple product teams, created product visions and set product strategies in all the companies I've worked in. She is incredibly passionate about hiring, developing PMs and creating the foundation for them to go on and become world class product managers. Yasmin's approach to product is strategic and sometimes against the grain. Outside of her full time role, you’ll find Yasmin teaching courses, helping people to transition their career path into product management.
Today more than ever, it's essential to know how to reinvent yourself and start from scratch.
Whether it's a result of the pandemic, the following growth, and extreme hiring pace, or the recent layoff wave, it means that as an individual, your workplace keeps changing, and you must stay ahead in order not just to survive the workplace but thrive, grow and be happy.
This talk will cover the starting from scratch six-step model and inspire you to own a #startingfromscratch mentality, which will serve you when planning your next career move or reinventing yourself in a workspace you no longer recognize.
Os is a product creator and an active mentor for startups and product professionals. She's a fractional CPO and consults at DragonCanFly a Web3 strategy and creative agency. Previously, she was at Diligent as the SVP of Product Management. Os was on the founding team of WeWork Labs, building its worldwide physical and digital experiences. She spent her 20+ years in various product roles, including leading product partnerships for BBG Ventures and the product and innovation groups for Verizon, AOL Video, and Studios. She serves on the Advisory Board for Audioburst, on CS at Hunter College in NYC, and is an advocate for resilience and mental health in the workplace. Her book, Starting from Scratch, will be published in 2022.
Leadership is often a used buzzword when discussing the skills that a Product Manager needs to develop. But what does this mean in practical terms? We'll discuss some of the critical areas of development that a Product Manager needs to work on to become a product leader.
Adrian is a Product Management leader that has crafted products used by tens of millions at 2 unicorn companies. He has extensive expertise in direct-to-consumer high-growth digital companies operating in mobility and delivery marketplaces, insurance, location, and KYC.
An entrepreneur at heart, Adrian founded and sold 2 companies that he started from scratch. Currently, he’s Chief Product Officer at Getsafe, building the future D2C insurance.