Don’t Miss These Speakers at #mtpcon San Francisco


Mind the Product returns to Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco on July 16-17 and promises to be one of our best product conferences yet, with a leadership forum, more workshops, more networking events around the conference, and more fun than ever before. As always the core of the conference is our line-up of amazing speakers, and the insights and stories they bring to the conference is what starts all those conversations. So I’m beyond excited to announce our first five speakers for #mtpcon SF:

#mtpcon SF from stage

The First Five Speakers

Christina Wodtke

Christina Wodtke, Author and Lecturer

Christina has helped to grow companies like LinkedIn, Yahoo, Zynga, and the New York Times, as well as numerous startups throughout Silicon Valley. She’s the author of the business-fable book Radical Focus, a book which uses the power of story to build a new approach to OKRs, as well as the author of Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web, Pencil Me In, and the upcoming Continuous Feedback. Christina currently teaches at Stanford on the HCI program in Computer Science. She speaks worldwide about humanity, teamwork, and the journey to excellence.

Leisa Reichelt

Leisa Reichelt, Head of Research and Insights at Atlassian

Leisa is responsible for building a better understanding of users and customers at Atlassian. Before that she built and led teams who transformed public services with user-centred service design at the Australian government and the UK Government’s Government Digital Service (GOV.UK). Before joining the public sector she was a freelance consultant and has worked with clients including Virgin Atlantic, BBC, SonyBMG, HSBC, The Economist, Drupal and the University of Surrey. Leisa tweets at @leisa and occasionally blogs at

Cindy Alvarez

Cindy Alvarez, Author and Principle Researcher at Microsoft

Cindy is the author of Lean Customer Development: How to Build Products Your Customers Will Buy. She is also a principal design researcher for Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise division, after spending over a decade leading interaction design, product management, and research for startups including Yodlee, Loomia, Kiss Metrics and Yammer.

Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal, Author and Investor

Nir founded two tech companies and has taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford. He is the author of the bestselling book Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. Nir is also an active investor in habit-forming technologies. Some of his past investments include: (acquired by LinkedIn), Worklife (acquired by Cisco), Eventbrite, Product Hunt, Marco Polo, Presence Learning, 7 Cups, Pana, Kahoot!, Byte Foods,, and Symphony Commerce.

Dan Olsen

Dan Olsen, Author and Consultant

Dan wrote the bestseller The Lean Product Playbook and he works with CEOs and product leaders to help them build great products and strong product teams, often as interim VP of Product. Prior to consulting he worked at Intuit, where he led the Quicken product team to record sales and profit. He also led product management at social networking pioneer Friendster, and was the cofounder and CEO of YourVersion, a TechCrunch award-winning personalized news startup. Dan began his career designing nuclear-powered submarines.

Get your tickets

Don’t miss out on these amazing speakers and so much more, from side-events to networking and our epic after-party – get your tickets today!

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And if you want a product management deep-dive the day before the conference, choose from one of our workshops or apply to join our leadership forum!

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See you in July!

Martin Eriksson


Martin Eriksson has 20+ years experience building world-class online products in both corporate and start-up environments for global brands such as Monster, Financial Times, Huddle, and Covestor. He is the Founder of ProductTank, the Co-Founder and Curator of Mind the Product, and an Executive in Residence at leading private equity and venture capital fund EQT. He is also the author of best-seller Product Leadership, How Top Product Leaders Launch Great Products and Build Successful Teams (O'Reilly, 2017).

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