Tag: Career

The Factors That Make Product Teams Successful

“The Factors That Make Product Teams Successful” with Ron Lichty, Software Engineering Manager and Product Development Consultant by Dan Galatin October 2013 Mini-Session Ron Lichty, a consultant and expert on managing software development teams, presented a special breakout session at the October 2nd meeting of the SVPMA. Mr. Lichty is a coauthor, along with Greg Geracie,…
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Meeting Archives 2012

Meeting Archives 2012 Please click on the link below to see the meetings for that year. 20202019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 DecemberCreating New Products:…
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Product Management: Lessons Learned in the Trenches

Product Management: Lessons learned in the trenches with 1) Alan Lewis, Principal Product Manager, Move.com, 2) Darayush Mistry, Sr. Director of Product Management, Salesforce.com and 3) Miriam Geller, Director of Product Management, Yahoo! Mail. Moderator, Mike Freier, President, SVPMA and Product Management Consulting Group By Pushpa Chandrashekaraiah November 2012 Event SVPMA’s Monthly event featured a…
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Wanna Know the Secret to Becoming an Awesome PM?  Tips from the Trenches.

 By Arrielle Mali No matter where you are in your career, there’s always room for improvement.  If you can minimize product endangerment by learning from other’s mistakes while honing your skills in the process, wouldn’t you want to know how? When you’re starting out, everyone will have a point of view where the product should…
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Book Review: Product managers could learn a lot from “Lessons in Agile Management”

by Greg Cohen David Anderson has been a tremendous influence on my thinking over the years, and he ranks in the top few authors whose writing is always a must read. He just released a new book Lessons in Agile Management and it is a fascinating read.  In the book, Anderson brings together diverse bodies…
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Persuasive Communication – the 3 Most Important Skills You Need Right Now

Persuasive Communication – the 3 Most Important Skills You Need Right Now August 2012 WorkshopJuliet Erickson, Author and Communication Consultant (Click here for Presentation Slides) #Communication#Tools#Marketing#Leadership#Programs #Initiatives#Entrepreneurship#Startups#Career

PM Lessons Learned from Companies Big and Small

“PM Lessons Learned from Companies Big and Small” with Dane Glasgow, VP of Global Product Management at eBay By Dan Galatin July 2012 Event Dane Glasgow, Vice President of Global Product Management at eBay, presented at the July 11th meeting of the SVPMA.  He shared the story of his career journey and some of the…
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Career in Product Management – What Next?

Career in Product Management – What Next? with 1) Al Nevarez, VP Product Management of Allegiance, 2) Deb McClanahan, Principal of BroadBand HR Consulting, 3) Eric Carrasquilla, General Manager of Amdocs CRM Division and 4) Justin Schuster, VP Product Marketing of Lithium. Moderator, Greg Geracie, President of Actuation Consulting and author of the book Take…
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The Secrets of Unlocking Access to Venture Capital – as a Career or for Funding

“The Secrets of Unlocking Access to Venture Capital – as a Career or for Funding” with Ravi Belani, Venture Capitalist and Instructor at Stanford University by Dan Galatin March 2012 Event Ravi Belani, a venture capitalist and instructor at Stanford, presented at the March 7th meeting of the SVPMA.  Mr. Belani discussed techniques for gaining…
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What makes Great Product Managers at Expansion Stage Companies?

Choosing the right product management leader might mean success or failure for your startup. How to find great ones? by Tien Anh Nguyen, Senior Associate at OpenView Venture Partners, an expansion-stage venture capital fund in Boston In our portfolio companies of expansion stage software companies, the product management process is a critical function because it…
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