Start the new year off right by building your knowledge and network in product management. Last year’s events were fantastic thanks to our many speakers and guests. In 2017, we only expect them to keep getting better and better. Starting off in January with events featuring hosts from Google, Twitter, Salesforce, LinkedIn and Tinder. Here’s what we have on the schedule so far:

 

Product Management Events January

 

New York:

Wednesday,  January 4th

VP of Product at Spotify talks: How to build Awesome Products

Host: Shiva Rajaraman, VP of Product at Spotify

Shiva will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and you’ll also get the inside scoop on the day-to-day work as a PM, the challenges of the job and personal insight from Shiva’s experience.

 

Wednesday,  January 18th

How to Become a Product Manager “Ask Me Anything”

Speaker: Jesse Owens, Product School Instructor and Senior PM at MasterCard

Would you like to get a job as a Product Manager? Join us for this free open doors session to get an overview of our part-time product management course curriculum, meet the lead instructor and have the chance to ask any additional questions that you might have about what it takes to become a product manager.

 

 

San Francisco:

Wednesday,  January 4th

How to Get Hired by Google’s Head of PM Interview Training

Speaker: Tyler Odean, Group PM at Google

Here we will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door. You’ll also get the inside scoop on the day-to-day work as a PM, the challenges of the job and personal insight from Tyler’s experience at Google, Product School and within the industry.

 

Wednesday, January 11th

Ask Me Anything with Director of Product at Planet Labs, ex-Twitter Sr. PM

Speaker: Alex Shih, Director of Product Management at Planet

Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a Product Manager? This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Alex Shih, Director of Product at Planet and former Head of Mobile Product at Twitter.

 

Wednesday,  January 18th

Ask Me Anything with Product School’s Lead Instructors

Speaker: Hamid Schricker, Lead Instructor at Product School

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Hamid Schricker, Lead Instructor at Product School.

 

Wednesday, January 25th

Salesforce’s Product Manager on How to Effectively Manage Engineers

Host: Ashish Jotwani, Product Manager at Salesforce

Successfully managing a team can be quite overwhelming. And although you may be a great engineer that doesn’t promise that you are prepared to be a great manager. During this workshop, Salesforce Product Manager Ashish Jotwani will discuss the hard and soft aspects of managing.

 

Silicon Valley:

Wednesday,  January 4th

Storytelling For Product Managers With Former BBC Journalist

Speaker: Marie Perruchet, author of One Perfect Pitch

Join our chat as we talk about the importance of telling stories around your products. Being able to tell a nice, crisp narrative around your products is key when working with various teams, clients, and stakeholders. We’ll explore the art of storytelling, why it’s important, and also tips and tricks on how to master it!

 

Wednesday, January 11th

10X Problem Solving with Prototype Thinking

Speaker: J Li, Partner at Prototype Thinking Labs

Prototype Thinking is an idea and product validation technique used by organizations like GoogleX to solve problems 10x – 100x faster. In this workshop, you’ll apply the Prototype Thinking to build a prototype using rapid experimentation. By the end, you’ll be thinking in prototypes, maximizing your rate of learning, and reducing the time to try new ideas.

 

Wednesday, January 25th

Crafting Your Product Strategy with Linkedin’s Sr. Product Manager

Host: Ryan Glasgow, Senior Product Manager at LinkedIn

Strategy is becoming increasingly important in technology and a critical skill for product managers. As your product grows and competitors emerge, how can you sustain success? Ryan will share why strategy matters, how to create one, and best practices for how it integrates into your product development process.

 

Downtown Los Angeles:

Wednesday, January 11th

“Ask Me Anything” With Tinder’s Senior Product Manager

Host: Samantha Stevens, Senior Product Manager at Tinder

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Samantha Stevens, Senior Product Manager at Tinder. She will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door.

 

Wednesday,  January 18th

How To Become A Product Manager “Ask Me Anything”

Host: Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

Would you like to get a job as a Product Manager? Join us for this free open doors session to get an overview of our part-time product management course curriculum, meet the lead instructor and have the chance to ask any additional questions that you might have about what it takes to become a product manager in Los Angeles.  

 

Wednesday, January 25th

“Ask me Anything” about Product Management with CBS Interactive PM

Host: EJ Oruche, Product Manager in the Entertainment Division of CBS Interactive

Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a Product Manager? This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with EJ Oruche, Senior Product Manager at CBS Interactive. He will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door.

 

Santa Monica:

Wednesday,  January 4th

How To Build Products For a Better World by former Google PM

Host: Charlie Harding, Director of Product Management at Ushahidi

This participatory event will offer techniques to break through barriers and provide applicable solutions to make your existing businesses or new ventures actually world changing.

 

Wednesday, January 11th

How To Become A Market Leader: with Previous NFL Consultant

Speaker: Christopher Graham, Managing Director of Nonage Ventures & Former NFL Consultant

This is an exclusive Q&A session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Chris Graham, VP of Product at HYFN, and ex-consultant to the NFL. He will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door. You’ll also get the inside scoop on the day-to-day work as a PM, the challenges of the job and personal insight from Chris’s experience.   

 

Wednesday,  January 18th

How To Become A Product Manager “Ask Me Anything”

Speaker: Carlos Gonzalez de Villaumbrosia, CEO of Product School

Would you like to get a job as a Product Manager? Join us for this free open doors session to get an overview of our part-time product management course curriculum, meet the lead instructor and have the chance to ask any additional questions that you might have about what it takes to become a product manager in Santa Monica.