As if Jared Spool, Nathalie Nahai and Shiva Rajaraman weren’t enough amazing speakers for #mtpcon London in September, we’ve got three more amazing speakers to announce! You have gotten your tickets right? They’re selling fast…
Ken is a product partner at Google Ventures where he advises startups on product management. Prior to joining Google Ventures, Ken was a group product manager at Google where he led product initiatives for Docs, Calendar, Google Mobile Maps, and Google+.
Ken joined Google in 2006 with the acquisition of JotSpot, where he was vice president of products. Before JotSpot, Ken led product management at Yahoo Search. Back in the day when he was a software engineer, he was one of the first 50 employees of CNET and the founding CTO of Snap (which became NBC Internet). Ken has written extensively about the craft of product management, is an inventor of more than twenty patents, and a competitive cyclist.
Amanda currently serves as Vice President of Product at HotelTonight, famous for giving users the ability to book a hotel in less than ten seconds and four taps. She has more than 10 years of senior leadership experience in product management in companies including Snagajob and Eclipsys. Prior to joining HotelTonight, Amanda served as Head of Product at Prezi where she upgraded Prezi’s workflow and user interface and led mobile efforts to create a truly multi-platform product suite.
Dave is the Chief Envisioning Officer for Microsoft UK and an established thought leader and public speaker on the role of technology in our personal and professional lives. In his 10 years at Microsoft and as an IT Strategist before that he has worked across a wide range of industries and customers, providing strategic advice and guidance around the intersection of a modern society and technology both inside and outside of the world of work.
Dave is passionate about turning the base metal of technology into valuable assets that affect the way we live work and play and in so doing, move the focus from the technology itself to the outcome it enables.
Stay tuned for the final three speakers which we’ll be announcing soon!