Tag: Startups

Better Strategic Product And Business Decisions For Complex Global Markets

Better Strategic Product And Business Decisions For Complex Global Markets with Liesl Leary, Director of Marketing at SDL by Lisa Rathjens  July 2014 Event When product managers think about bringing their products to global audiences, translation of the product content is of first importance.  This is an expensive endeavor, but generally well understood and straightforward. …
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Meeting Archives 2013

Meeting Archives 2013 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 DecemberCareer Advancement: How…
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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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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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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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Making Products and Marketing More Human

May 2013 WorkshopMaking Products and Marketing More HumanKathy Klotz-Guest, founder of Keeping It Human#Marketing #Communication #Startups #Entrepreneurship #Launch #Tools #Design #Sales #Ideation #Strategy

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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