CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER, LOOKER
Nick Caldwell is the Chief Product Officer at Looker. Previously, Nick was VP of Engineering at Reddit where he was responsible for building and operating the 4th most visited site in the US. Prior to joining Reddit, he held various positions in engineering leadership at Microsoft, where he was General Manager of Power BI and rapidly transformed the company's business intelligence suite.
Nick holds a degree in computer science and electrical engineering from MIT and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He's a native of Prince George's County in Maryland, but is happy to call San Francisco home.
CO-FOUNDER AND CEO, DARK
Ellen Chisa is the Cofounder & CEO of Dark, a holistic programming language, editor, and hosted infrastructure.
In a previous life, she was VP of Product at Lola and a Product Manager at Kickstarter. She published a book of essays on Product Management and continues to write at https://ellenchisa.com.
CEO of Growth Ex Machina
Guillaume Cabane is CEO of Growth Ex Machina, where is advises growth stage startups.
Guillaume held VP of Growth roles at Drift, Segment and other successful startups where he helped them grow from ~50 to 300. Prior to that, Guillaume spent six years at Apple. Outside of work, Guillaume is husband of one, father of two, cheese-eater of many and Pastafarian.
PRODUCT ADVOCATE, AMPLITUDE
John currently works as a product evangelist at Amplitude.
As a former UX researcher at AppFolio, a product manager at Zendesk, Pendo.io, AdKeeper and RichFX, a startup founder, and a product team coach, John has a perspective that spans individual roles, domains, and products.
Senior Research Director, Product Management Service, SiriusDecisions
Lisa Singer is a Senior Research Director at SiriusDecisions, which offers research and advisory services to thousands of b-to-b companies worldwide. Lisa’s experience has focused on global product management and marketing with an emphasis on product pricing and packaging, product lifecycle management and product investment decisions.
Lisa Singer has over 20 years in product management and marketing having driven global software and equipment businesses for Eastman Kodak and other companies in the b-to-b imaging industry. Lisa has developed and published actionable product management models presented at product marketing and management events around the country.
Lisa began her career as a journalist in Washington, D.C., on the Congressional beat for CCH (now owned by Walters Kluwer), covering tax policy and legislation. Lisa has a BA Emory University and an MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business and is a Certified Pricing Professional ™, CPP.
Vice President of Product Management for Workday Financials
Rob Zwiebach is Vice President of Product Management for Workday Financials. He has worked previously at Oracle, IBM, and Interworld. He studied computer science at Harvard and earned an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. In his spare time he plays the drums and tries (and fails) to convince his teenage daughters to listen to his musical recommendations.
Design Director at LaunchDarkly
Melissa Patenaude is a human-focused Creative Director. A reliable & experienced professional from concept to delivery.
Melissa is passionate about the relationship between people, technology and culture. She is dedicated to creating experiences that charm people from the digital world to their daily life - from interactivity to aesthetics, from usability to emotion. Building products, systems, service experiences that are human & delightful
MENTOR, REFORGE AND FORMER SENIOR VP OF PRODUCT AT MALWAREBYTES
Elena is a Growth Advisor to numerous tech startups, as well as Mentor at Reforge. Previously ran Consumer Business at Malwarebytes and Growth Team at SurveyMonkey.
Her passion is applying data driven, scientific approach to marketing, product, and analytics teams to drive growth mindset culture laser focused on the outcomes, not processes.
CEO OF OUTLIER.AI
Sean is the CEO of Outlier.ai (http://outlier.ai), a company reinventing business intelligence using artificial intelligence. The Outlier product automates business analysis, finding insights in massive amounts of business data with no human supervision.
Prior to Outlier, Sean was the CEO/CTO & founder of Flurry, the leader in mobile application analytics and advertising which was acquired by Yahoo!. He is also an active angel investor and startup advisory based in Oakland, CA.
PRODUCT MANAGER, BLEND AND PM-IN-RESIDENCE, PMHQ
Clement Kao is a Product Manager at Blend, a San Francisco-based startup that partners with lenders and technology providers to re-imagine consumer finance.
He is also Product Manager-in-Residence at Product Manager HQ (PMHQ), where he’s published 50+ best practice articles, provides advice in the PMHQ Slack community (7,400+ members), and curates the PMHQ newsletter (26,000+ subscribers).
Senior director of product at autodesk (fmr. VP of Product at BuildingConnected)
Zac is a product leader with over 15 years experience growing B2B and B2C product teams. He is currently
Zac has a deep passion for the craft of Product Management and is especially interested bottom-up SaaS companies..