Brant Cooper, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Lean Entrepreneur and Founder of Moves The Needle, shares how large companies adapt Lean to spark innovation and how product managers can shift from executing to learning.
Helen Bui, Founder of Stash-it and former Head of Innovation Management at News Corp, shares how to champion and execute innovation initiatives at large organizations, and best practices for communicating with key stakeholders.
Helen Altshuler, CTO of Peer IQ and former Executive Director of Technology at JP Morgan Chase, shares how product managers can collaborate with designers and engineers in an agile environment, and how to communicate with the c-suite.
Carie Davis, Partner at Your Ideas Are Terrible and former Global Director of Innovation at Coca Cola, tells us why employee excitement from innovation workshops wears off and how large organizations can rethink incentive structures.
Scarlett Sieber, Senior Vice President of Open Innovation at BBVA, shares how diversity can help product teams, what organizations can do to attract diverse talent, and what men can do to move the conversation forward.
Jonathan Berger, former Associate Director of Product Design at Pivotal Labs, uncovers the pitfalls of the status quo in Agile environments and how borrowing concepts from extreme programming can enable product designers to operate more effectively.
Josh Wexler, Director of Solutions at Originate, shares how prototypes can serve as a valuable method for communicating internally and externally, how to gain insights from user testing, and the common mistakes he sees product teams make.
Mark Hurst, the author of Customers Included and CEO of Creative Good, shares case studies about what happens when you include customers and what happens when you don’t, how to get large organizations to buy-in, and tells us why he believes the most useful product management advice can be boiled down to just two words.
Will Cole, Director of Product at Stack Exchange, illustrates how to transition from a company that goes out to find talent into a company that attracts talent, how to source and screen innovative product people, and how to build rapport with engineers.