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10 Years of Amazing Product Talks


Since 2012, Mind the Product has been running #mtpcon all over the world in cities including, London, Singapore and San Francisco, as well as #mtpengage in Hamburg and Manchester. We now offer digital conferences too – enabling even more people in the community to get involved! We continue to invite some of the top product thinkers and practitioners from all over the world to share their experiences, insights, and lessons and now we invite you to watch the talks again! Find all of the talks from different cities and years below, or browse here.

The talks were the best talks I’ve heard in a very long time.
Marty Cagan

C Todd Lombardo speaking at mtpcon London 2019
C Todd Lombardo speaking at #mtpcon London 2019


#mtpcon Digital APAC

Getting to a team approach to continuous discovery by Teresa Torres
Data products for scaling products by Crystal Widjaja
Commercial discovery and validation by Yi-Wei Ang
The new cybernetics: systems thinking for the 21st century by Genevieve Bell
The three stages of product development at a high growth tech company by Cameron Adam
Purpose-Driven Product by Bruce Haldane


#mtpcon Digital (Autumn)

Tech and the New Normal by Benedict Evans
Scaling Product Teams: In Defense of Process by Spectra (Adaora) Asala
Lessons from a Product Champion by Mary Poppendieck
All These Worlds Are Yours by Cennydd Bowles
The Anatomy of a Pivot by Asha Haji
Product Leadership is Hard by Marty Cagan

#mtpcon Digital (Summer)

Incomplete by Design by Matt LeMay
Every Problem is a People Problem by Christian Idiodi
Your Product Career by Gibson Biddle
Inclusive Design: Dreams and Disasters by Nancy Douyon
Product Positioning by April Dunford
Thinking Outside the Product Box by Jimena Almendares

APAC Digital

Product Management in the Time of Corona by Dian Rosanti
Hacking Confidence by Janice Fraser
Building Better Products by Understanding Values by Jennifer Choi
Engaging with Remote Customers in Discovery by Audrey Cheng
Let go of Past Success to Achieve Extraordinary Results by Barry O’Reilly

MTPEngage Manchester

Decisions, Debt, and Other Dilemmas, Janna Bastow
The Beautiful Mess, John Cutler
Jobs to be Done, Joe Leech||
Stuck in the Middle: Mastering Stakeholder Management, Emily Tate
The Magic in Conflict, Shaun Russell
The Product of You, Melissa Perri



Minimize the gap between maker and user by Henrik Kniberg
Making Smarter Decisions with Mental Models by Andy Ayim
How Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together by Jonny Schneider
Can AI Create a Fairer World? By Kriti Sharma
Designing Meaningful Human Experiences by Kate O’Neill
Product Research Rules, by C Todd Lombardo
The Secret Sauce to Hiring Great Product People by Kate Leto
The Importance of Being Clear by Lindsey Jayne
Helping Teams to be Successful by Ezinne Udezue
The Spaces in Between by Brendan Dawes


Creative Leadership by John Maeda
The CEO Decoder Ring by Amanda Richardson
Popular Misconceptions of the Product Craft by Sherif Mansour
The Power of Thoughtful Research by Prakriti Parijat
Leading Product Teams in Asia by Kenneth Chin
The State of Product in AsiaPac featuring Francois Le Nguyen, Kaia Lai, Silvia Thom, Colin Pal, Renato Silva, and Priyankka Mani
Designing for Public Needs in Participatory Ways by Bernise Ang
The Promiscuous Product Manager by Jen Dante
Lean, Agile, & Design Thinking by Jeff Gothelf

San Francisco

You Don’t Own the Voice of the Customer by Tricia Wang
Product, Society, and Ethics by Kathy Pham
Be a Director, not a Manager by Fareed Mosavat
Platform Management by Brandon Chu
Banish Your Inner Critic by Denise Jacobs
Great User Research (for Non-Researchers) by Steve Portigal
How to Influence the Business by David J Bland
Using Research in Material Design by Elizabeth Churchill
Helping Product Managers to Let Go by Michael Sippey
Justify Your Product Decisions and Get Stakeholder Buy-in by Teresa Torres


Treat Your Career Like you Treat Your Product by Adam Warburton
Connecting the Dots: How Personalization Shaped my Career by Elize Bosker
Personal Growth – the Essence of Your Product Career by Kristina Walcker
How to Fall Out of Love With Your Own Idea by Mirkka Länsisalo
What do you Need to be an Outstanding Product Manager by Patrick Roelofs
Make Great Products by Mastering Conflict and Communication by Shaun Russell
Enabling Outcome-Oriented Product Organisations Through OKRs by Sonja Mewes
How to Pick the Right Tools for your Experiments by Thomas Leitermann
Empowered Product Teams by Marty Cagan



Owning Agile by Jeff Patton
Democratising Online Controlled Experiments by Lukas Vermeer
Don’t Join the Cult by Paul Adams
Clumsy Colossus or Gentle Giant by Julia Whitney

San Francisco

Reboot Your Team by Christina Wodtke
Roadmaps are Dead, Long Live Roadmaps by C Todd Lombardo
Mastering the Problem Space for Product/Market Fit by Dan Olsen
Indistractable: How to Master the Skill of the Century by Nir Eyal
Quantifying Qualitative Research by Leisa Reichelt
Cognitive Biases & The Questions you Shouldn’t be Asking by Cindy Alvarez
First, Do No Harm by Mariah Hay
When Innovation Programs Fail by Brant Cooper
The Hierarchy of Engagement by Sarah Tavel
How to Find the Product by Tom Coates


How can we Build Human-Centred Products by Kim Goodwin
Driving Growth vs Building Core Value by Roan Lavery
Building Product in an Age of Distrust by Ryan Freitas
Building Successful Communities of Practice by Emily Webber
Using Psychology to Supercharge Your Products by Joe Leech
What is it Like to Hold Google in Your Hand? by Ivy Ross
Get Comfortable Breaking Your Product by Rik Higham
Maximum Possible Products by Sally Foote
High-Performing Teams by Richard Banfield
Uncovering the Truth by Janice Fraser


San Francisco

20 Years of Product Management in 25 Minutes by Dave Wascha
Building Products AI-First by Aparna Chennapragada
Design Sprints by Jake Knapp
Escaping the Build Trap by Melissa Perri
How to Survive the Hardest Part of Product Management by Janna Bastow
Innovation is Broken by Janice Fraser
Sense & Respond: The Farm Awakens by Jeff Gothelf & Josh Seiden
The Craft of Prototyping by Caitlin Kalinowski
The Heartbeat of Product by Nate Walkingshaw
The Only Product Metric that Matters by Josh Elman


Product Design in the Era of the Algorithm by Josh Clark
How High-Performance Organisations Innovate at Scale by Barry O’Reilly
How Calm Technology Can Help Us Be More Human by Amber Case
Great Design for Great Digital Products by Jane Austin
Creative Spaces that Work by Sarah B. Nelson
Critical Thinking for Product Teams by Teresa Torres
The Heart of Innovation by Blade Kotelly
Transforming to a Product Culture by Lea Hickman
What Makes us Creative by Scott Berkun



Behind Every Great Product by Marty Cagan
Crafting a Creative Culture by Jeff Veen
Crafting Products That Engage by Donna Lichaw
Designing Your Way to Better Team Collaboration by Alison Coward
Metaphor and Stories in Product Management by Elizabeth Churchill
Paving the Cow Path and Other Stories by Simon Cross
Product Management is More Important Than Ever by Martin Eriksson
Scaling Lean Principles by Jeff Gothelf
Taking Your Product Across Cultures by Lisa Long
The Importance of Listening to Your Customers by David Cancel

San Francisco

Building Happy Product Teams like Heist Teams by Laura Klein
Grounding Product by Scott Belsky
Making Sense of Any Product by Abby Covert
Product Managers: Please Make Yourself Uncomfortable by Ken Norton
Remaking the Making Company – From Technology to Experiences by Maria Giudice
The Experience is the Product by Peter Merholz
The Psychology Behind Successful Products by Nathalie Nahai
Why We Need Product People to Save AI by Ashwini Asokan
Your Product is Already Obsolete – How to Survive by Des Traynor


San Francisco

The Root Causes of Product Failure by Marty Cagan
Badass: Making Users Awesome by Kathy Sierra
Managing Conflict in Product by Rochelle King
Product Development Tools by Ryan Singer
Rapid Prototyping in Product Management by Tom Chi
Science vs Stories by Linda Rising
The Art of Saying No by Mina Radhakrishnan
We Shape our Products, and Our Products Shape Us by Josh Brewer
Where do Great Products Come From? by Jon Kolko


5 Psychological Principles of Persuasive Product Design by Nathalie Nahai
A Girl’s Guide to Product Management by Amanda Richardson
Building a Winning Product Strategy from the Kano Model by Jared Spool
Going from Meh to Awesome by Shiva Rajaraman
How to Outsmart the Digital Deluge by Dave Coplin
Modernizing the Citizen Experience by Dana Chisnell
Product = People by Nilan Peiris
Product Management by Orders of Magnitude by Ken Norton


Being Human in a Digital World: Lessons from the intersection of tech & culture by Genevieve Bell
Build badass users by Kathy Sierra
Building habit-forming products by Nir Eyal
Changing organisations to improve products by Leisa Reichelt
Design is as important as technology by Irene Au
Designing your Value Proposition by Alex Osterwalder
Inside the mind of the product manager by Dave Wascha
Product strategy in a growing company by Des Traynor
You need to embrace chaos to succeed by Fred Destin



Beyond usable – mapping emotion to experience by Kelly Goto
Delivering a Pure Product by Aziz Musa
Design as Competitive Advantage by Andy Budd
How to Build a Billion Dollar App by George Berkowski
Innovations that Matter by Tim Harford
Lean Product Development by Brant Cooper & Patrick Vlaskovits
Product Design for Tomorrow by Cennydd Bowles
The next product canvas by Paul Adams



Does my fridge need twitter? by Tom Coates
Evoking real-world experiences by Hannah Donovan & Matthew Ogle
Is purpose the new pivot? by Tom Hulme
Product management in large organisations, do it with Jazz by Tom Loosemore
Rapid prototyping Google Glass by Tom Chi
The antithesis of product process by Charles Adler
Top 10 tips to making products people love by Marty Cagan
What games can teach us about product development by John Earner

What’s Next?

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