Product Leadership

Josh Goldenberg – Servant Leadership

Josh Goldenberg is the Head of Product for Next Caller, a company that does essential telephony, identification, and fraud validation. He has a background in the public and private sectors and he begins his ProductTank NYC presentation with a quote from Steve Jobs, which underpins the central concept of Servant Leadership

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Tremis Skeete - The Product Agent

My journey to product management was not what you might expect, but then again, maybe you would. I studied accounting and computers in high school. At 19 I got a job as a computer technician and by 21 I was a computer science major. I then got a job on campus as a network administrator.

Three years later I became a web application engineer at a startup that built software for military and private industries. I redesigned the internal and public web properties and was promoted into my first “product leadership” role. I became director of communications, leading the development of intranets and web applications.

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Roy Peer - Bringing Virtual Reality Into the Open

Many people do not believe that virtual reality (VR) is the future, and think that we will soon simply grow tired of our latest “novelty” or “toy” technology. Roy Peer, however, disagrees. 

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How Designers & Developers Can Work Better Together

Jason Fleitz is Director of Web Operations at LivePerson, where they develop products such as LiveEngage- a platform that gives companies the ability to engage with their customers anytime on web sites, mobile and social networks.

In this presentation at ProductTank NYC, he explains about how designers and developers can work better together on software projects, by adopting some simple tactics and strategies for better collaboration.(Continued: http://www.mindtheproduct.com/2017/01/designers-developers-can-work-better-together )


 Disruptive Product Development
Jenine Lurie is Founder and Lead Strategist at Disruptive Experience, a New York based design consultancy that applies unique user-centered design strategies to create intuitive and delightful experiences that connect people to products. She has over 15 years experience building world-class products for global brands such as American Express, Kaplan, Sony Entertainment, Financial Times, IBM, and JPMorgan. In this presentation at ProductTank NYC, Jenine explains how to apply user centered design techniques in a way that creates a “disruption” to ensure that customer needs come first when developing products. (Continued: http://www.mindtheproduct.com/2017/05/disruptive-product-development-jenine-lurie )


Tactics for Redesigning and Relaunching Legacy Products (BY ADAM GHAHRAMANI)

In this talk at ProductTank NYC I recounted five tactics I learned while helping relaunch dozens of digital products over the last decade, and then used to successfully relaunch ICv2.com. ICv2 is a popular trade website for the comic, graphic novel, board game and toy industries.

The goal for the relaunch was a complete design and code overhaul under three constraints:.. (Continued: http://www.mindtheproduct.com/2016/10/tactics-redesigning-relaunching-legacy-products/)


From Customer Interview to Business Breakthrough

In this talk at Product Tank NYC, I describe how a class project turned into my first major product build. As head of product management at UncommonGoods, I have used the wish list redesign and its success to demonstrate the value of customer feedback, data analysis, and iterative development. It has since served as the driving force in the proliferation of the PM discipline throughout UncommonGoods. (Continued: http://www.mindtheproduct.com/2016/12/customer-interview-business-breakthrough/)