Tag: Market_Analysis

Building Great Products the Lean Startup Way

Building Great Products the Lean Startup Way with Dan Olsen, Interim VP Product Management, Product Management Consultant, Olsen Solutions by Tejaswini Ravindra November 2013 Event Dan Olsen did a very informative presentation on how to apply Lean Startup principles and cover best practices in understanding customer needs, prioritization, UX design, user testing, and analytics that can…
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Bridging Data Into Action

October Event Review: “Bridging Data Into Action” panel discussion with Jennifer Berkley Jackson, Steve Chalgren, Tanguy Leborgne, Ajay Nilaver, and Brian Sohmers by Dan Galatin October 2013 Event Jennifer Berkley Jackson, Founder at The Insight Advantage, moderated a lively panel discussion on October 2nd about how to take action based on market data. The panelists…
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Connecting the Dots: Decision-Making for Next-Generation Products

“Connecting the Dots: Decision-Making for Next-Generation Products” with Vanee Pho, Senior Product Manager, Life Technologies by Lisa Rathjens August 2013 Event Vanee Pho, an accomplished product manager, spoke to a packed house for the first in a three-part SVPMA series intriguingly titled “Innovation to Execution.” Holder of both a Ph.D. and an MBA, Vanee is…
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When Your Culture is Their Product

June Event Review: “When Your Culture is Their Product” with Richard Lyons, PhD, Dean UC Berkeley Haas Business School by Helene Eichler July 2013 Event Dr. Lyons opened SVPMA’s July meeting with “Leaders set culture” a provocative quote from the former CEO of Levis. But how and why do leaders set organizational culture is the…
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Pricing Revealed, What Every Product Manager Should Know

“Pricing Revealed, What Every Product Manager Should Know” with Mark Stiving, Director of Pricing at Maxim Integrated  by Dan Galatin June 2013 Event Mark Stiving, Director of Pricing at Maxim Integrated, educator, author and coach discussed three key principles of effective pricing: know your value and charge for it; segment your pricing; and build a…
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Managing your Intellectual Property Portfolio – How to Secure A Competitive Advantage by Patenting Your Product Innovation

“Achieving Competitive Advantage by Patenting Your Inventions” with Pat Bhatt, CEO and Founder of Skyaccountant By Pushpa Chandrashekaraiah May 2013 Event Pat provided very good guidance on how to manage an Intellectual Property Portfolio. He specializes in product innovation and owns 15 patents. He discussed Product Managers’ role in identifying and initiating patent applications within…
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“Improving Products – Synergies from Business Development and Product Management”

“Improving Products – Synergies from Business Development and Product Management” with 1)An Le, VP Business Development, Yammer, 2)Ani Chaudhuri, Entrepreneur & Founder/CEO, Whodiniand 3)Blaine Mathieu, Chief Product Officer, Mindjet. Moderator, Timm Hoyt, Head of Strategic Alliances, Brocade. By Pushpa Chandrashekaraiah January 2013 Event This month’s event featured a three-person panel that had experience working with…
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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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Creating New Products – A Case Study on Application of Proven Principles that Work

“Creating New Products – A Case Study on Application of Proven Principles that Work” with Alexander Cowan, CTO, Leonid Systems By Cindy F. Solomon December 2012 Event At the December 5, 2012 meeting of the Silicon Valley Product Management Association meeting held at Tech Mart in Santa Clara, Alexander Cowan, CTO, Leonid Systems presented “Creating…
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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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