Tag: Startups

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The Formula for High Performing Teams

April Event Review: “The Formula for High Performing Teams” with Christina Wodtke, Lecturer, Stanford University, and former General Manager at Zynga By Geoff Anderson

Present! A Techie’s Guide to Public Speaking

March 2018Present!  A Techie’s Guide to Public SpeakingPoornima Vijayashanker and Karen Catlin, Femgineer (No Slide Deck Available) #Tools #Career #Communication #Thought_Leadership #Development #Leadership #Sales #Startups#Entrepreneurship #Marketing #Programs #Initiatives

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Product Managers as Future Founders

February Event Review: “Product Manager as Future Founders” with Bob Tinker, Founder and ex-CEO, MobileIron By Steven Xiao Can product managers transition to being startup founders?  The answer is “it depends.”  In his inspiring talk, Bob Tinker, a humble founder who stepped down as CEO of MobileIron after ten years of leading the mobile security…
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Leading Global Innovation for International Market Success

January Event Review: “Leading Global Innovation for International Market Success” with Dr. Karina Jensen, Founder, Global Minds Network By Dan Galatin Karina Jensen gave a fascinating talk on how to work effectively across languages and cultures to develop products that are successful in markets around the world.  Karina began by describing the challenges of multicultural…
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Meeting Archives 2017

Meeting Archives 2017 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 2020 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 December Branding…
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Branding for Builders

December Event Review: “Branding for Builders” with Gibson Biddle, former Netflix/Chegg VP/CPO By Geoff Anderson Gibson started with a question: If you had a $50 gift certificate for either Uber or Lyft, which would you choose?  The audience clearly had a preference for Lyft, and a short discussion about the companies’ respective reputations followed.  This was…
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Three Reasons Why People Buy Your Product

November Event Review: “Three Reasons Why People Buy Your Product (and Why They Should Guide Everything You Do)” with Jamie Barnett, High Technology Leader, Adjunct Lecturer, and Pot-Stirrer. By Steven Xiao Persuading people to sacrifice their time, money, self-esteem or the like for another item is by no means easy, yet this is a burden…
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SVPMA Job Fair 2017

October 2017SVPMA Job Fair (No archived content is available from this meeting) #Career #Startups #Entrepreneurship #Project_Mgmt #Marketing #Development #Design #Org

Panel: How Do Recruiters Really Evaluate Product Managers?

September Event Review: “Recruiter Panel – How do recruiters really evaluate product managers?” with Tom Brouchoud, Director of Talent Acquisition at Visa; Britt Thomas, HR Operations at Synopsis; Amanda Hippe, Recruiting Strategist of Design and Product Management at Intuit; and Pramod Shintri, Talent Acquisition Lead at Phantom By Jackie Holland At the Silicon Valley Product…
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Monetizing Innovation – How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price

August 2017Monetizing Innovation – How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the PriceMadhavan Ramanujam, Partner & Board Member at Simon-Kucher & Partners #Finance #Design #Roadmap #Startups #Entrepreneurship #CX #UX #Sales #Marketing #Market_Analysis #Performance #Metrics #Programs #Initiatives #Tools #Ideation