Events

June 2024 After-Work Social

Thank You! Thank you to all of the Product Managers, Product Marketers, Entrepreneurs, Product Designers, and other Product Professionals who joined us after work on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm PST A great group of professionals, who all greatly enjoyed our wide-ranging conversation and networking session! Please keep an eye on the…
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Product Prioritization the Correct Way presented by Saeed Khan, Founder of Transformation Labs

What do you do when everyone wants everything everywhere all at once?  How do you decide what enhancements and even bugs (since not all are deal breakers) to focus on and in what sequence?  Feature prioritization is a key activity in Product Management.  But when the topic of prioritization comes up, many people don’t actually…
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Product Planning for a v1.0 With Zero Existing Customers with Mahesh Ramachandran, VP, Product Management, OpsRamp, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

It’s one thing to plan and launch new products for a market and customer base you know well and that is eagerly anticipating your new offering. What do we need to do differently when starting with a blank slate and no customers at all? Plenty, it turns out. And who better to educate us than…
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From Product Roadmap to a Scalable Marketplace with Vishal Kapoor, Shipt

This talk will walk through a real-world case study of how OKRs are used to create a product roadmap while tracking execution for a wildly successful marketplace like Shipt. Shipt is a retail tech company and independently operated subsidiary of Target Corp. Available in more than 5,000 U.S. cities, it received Newsweek’s America’s Best Customer…
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From Concept to Market Triumph: Navigating a Product’s Journey with Samir Bhatnagar, Associate Director of Product, Forge Global

Summary Join us to discover some of the latest approaches to end-to-end product, from concept to market, along with some of our speaker’s lessons learned in each phase. Focus on the problem, not the solution: Initiate the product journey by thoroughly understanding your target audience’s pain points and challenges. This problem-centric approach lays the foundation…
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Breaking into Product Mgmt with Ronke Majekodunmi, Director of Product Mgmt at Promevo

Many people believe that breaking into product management is one of the most difficult career transitions in technology. However with the right actions on your part, it doesn’t have to be that way. In keeping with SVPMA’s December meeting tradition of a career theme, this event will highlight the path and journey that led Ronke…
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Recruiter Panel: Product Management Careers in 2024 and Beyond

Moderator and Panelists Summary As busy product professionals, we sometimes struggle to focus on career development and manage the growth and progression of our own careers.  Career management during periods of upheaval also presents additional unique challenges.  The past few years have certainly presented more change and uncertainty than any period in recent memory. During…
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Experience the Customer Discovery Process While Shaping the Future of SVPMA

When Wednesday, October 11, 2023 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm PT Topic Experience the Customer Discovery Process While Shaping the Future of SVPMA Speakers SVPMA Board Summary This month’s meeting is a break from tradition and serves a dual purpose – come join us to enhance your Customer Discovery skills while offering customer input into the…
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Customer Discovery Masterclass: Creating Products That Practically Sell Themselves with John Mansour, President of Product Management University

How often are you told, “Your products need to deliver more measurable, strategic value to customers.” You may even hear, “Your product needs to be so valuable that it sells itself!” But what does “strategic value” mean, exactly, and what should you specifically be doing to make that happen? Delivering products with measurable strategic value…
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Unleashing the Power of ChatGPT in Product Management with Steve Johnson, CEO, Product Growth Leaders

Summary ChatGPT has exploded in popularity with the fastest consumer product adoption in history. But what is it and how can it be used in your job? Join us as Steve Johnson discusses using ChatGPT for product management tasks with a practical breakout to use the tool and techniques with your product. He will discuss:…
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