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TOPIC: Super-charged Holiday Program
For our last event in 2017, we have an amazing speaker panel lined up with top talent:
#1: an expert panel on PM careers, moderated by One Kings Lane Product VP Andrea Chesleigh, with Jackie Bavaro, Head of PM at Asana and author of Cracking the PM Interview, Chris Maliwat, fmr Chief Product Officer at Warby Parker, Renee Signore, Talent at Greylock Partners; and Brian Rosenblat, VP of Product at Goodreads. Wow!
#2: our super popular photo booth
#3: extra special yummy snacks + drinks, contests, and more!
About the speakers:
Chris Maliwat is the Chief Product Officer at artnet, the leading online resource for the international art market, and the destination to buy, sell, and research art online. Chris is the former Head of Product Management at Warby Parker, which was listed on Apple's 10 Best Apps of the Year for 2016. Previously, Chris lead commerce and retail partnerships for the Strategic Partnership Development group at Facebook. He also served as Vice President of Product Management for Gilt Groupe. Prior to moving to New York, Chris was Director of Product Management for Personalization at Netflix and was a Senior Global Product Manager for eBay.
Renee Signore is part of the talent team at Greylock Partners. She focuses on proactively building the firm's network of top-tier Product Management and Design talent, ranging in level from individual contributors through Head of Product or Design. Greylock Partners invests in startups and growth stage ventures and Renee partners with companies in the portfolio in building hiring strategies, incorporating recruitment best practices, and hiring the right talent. Prior to Greylock, Rene was a manager at the recruitment agency Robert Walters where she built and led their specialized product and design recruiting team.
Jackie Bavaro is the head of Product Management at Asana, a fast-growing app that makes it easy for any type of team to plan, manage, track, and complete their projects and work with greater clarity and accountability. She is also the co-author of Cracking the PM Interview, the best-selling book on product management and frequently writes about career advice and product management on Medium. Before Asana, she was a PM at Google and Microsoft.
Brian Rosenblat is Goodread's VP, Product, where our mission is to help readers find and share the books they love. At Goodreads, Brian leads product management, design, and customer analytics and is responsible for driving the Goodreads product strategy, as well as partnering to bring the best of Goodreads to Kindle and Amazon. With over 15 years of product, marketing, and software development experience, Brian's passion is for creating products that delight. Before Joining Goodreads, Brian was a product lead at Zinch and Chegg after Zinch was acquired. Before that, Brian was head of product marketing for MoneyAisle, was the marketing lead for Endeca's Online Retail vertical, and going way back, was a software engineer at Sapient.
Andrea Chesleigh is the VP of Product at One Kings Lane, the premiere content-led commerce company for home furnishing and decor, where she leads product management, design, site merchandising, and engineering. Andrea has previously led teams at Zappos, Rent the Runway, and IfOnly, and currently also heads up the NYC chapter of Products That Counts.
6.50pm: doors open
7.30pm: welcome & introductions
7.35pm: panel on PM careers
(7.45pm: doors close)
8.25pm: networking & fun
9pm: event ends
PERKS & HAPPINESS
Free beer & yummy pizzas! We also share discounts and freebies in our newsletter.
Products That Count is a non-profit organization. If for any reason you can't make it to our event, or didn't like it, email us and we'll be happy to refund your money. Please try to do it early so that someone on the waitlist can take your spot.
Starting March 2017, our host Yelp has asked that we close the RSVP list 48 hours prior to the event date, for security reasons. Make sure to get your ticket before that!