#mtpcon London Speakers These speakers were at #mtpcon London 2019, speakers for #mtpcon London 2020 will be announced soon At #mtpcon London 2019, we saw incredible speakers take to the #mtpcon London stage at Barbican Hall, sharing their vast product experience and insight. We connected international thought leaders with Product managers, product designers, UX designers, UX researchers, Business analysts, developers, makers & entrepreneurs 2019-10-18 2019-10-18 09:00:00 EventScheduled These speakers were at #mtpcon London 2019, speakers for #mtpcon London 2020 will be announced soon

At #mtpcon London 2019, we saw incredible speakers take to the #mtpcon London stage at Barbican Hall, sharing their vast product experience and insight. We connected international thought leaders with the vibrant product and UX community across Europe and beyond!
Henrik Kniberg Coach at Mojang

Henrik Kniberg is an organizational consultant and developer at Crisp in Stockholm. He does coaching and Minecraft development at Mojang, and has previously worked at Lego and Spotify. He enjoys helping companies succeed with both the technical and human sides of product development using agile and lean principles, as described in his popular books “Scrum and XP from the Trenches” and “Kanban and Scrum, making the most of both” and “Lean from the Trenches“, as well as his viral videos “Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell” and “Spotify Engineering Culture“. Henrik is also engaged in climate change, he created the video “Friendly Guide to Climate Change” and is involved with GoClimateNeutral, Trine, and other startups in that space.

Kate O'Neill Founder, KO Insights

Kate O’Neill is helping humanity prepare for an increasing tech-driven future. She is the founder of KO Insights, a thought leadership and advisory firm helping companies, organizations, and cities make future-aligned decisions to achieve meaningful growth while respecting human data and the human experience. Her past roles have included strategic and leadership roles from digital startups like Netflix to multinational enterprises such as HCA. She was founder and CEO of [meta]marketer, a first-of-its-kind digital strategy and analytics firm. Kate is a frequent keynote speaker for a wide variety of companies and organizations such as Cisco, Coca Cola, the city of Amsterdam, Young Presidents Organization, and the United Nations. Author of four books including her latest, “Tech Humanist“, her insights and expertise have been featured in outlets such as WIRED, and she has appeared as an expert commentator on a wide variety of media including NPR, Marketplace, and the BBC. Among other honors, she has been named a “Power Leader in Technology,” a “Woman of Influence,” and “Technology Entrepreneur of the Year.”

Jonny Schneider Head of Product Strategy and Design, ThoughtWorks

Jonny consults on product development and innovation management, and coaches teams to do their best work. He’s Head of Product Strategy and Design at ThoughtWorks, and author of “Understanding Design Thinking, Lean, and Agile” (O’Reilly, 2017). He loves getting to the bottom of stuff, making sense of it, and working with good people to solve worthwhile problems. From beginnings in interface development and experience design, to product management and design leadership, Jonny hones his craft as a consultant across a range of industries, and works mostly with big ol’ clunky enterprises, as well as scale-ups, small businesses, not for profit, and government organisations. He lives in Melbourne, works all over, and loves a nice brogue.

Kate Leto Product Coach

Kate has more than 20 years product management, leadership and marketing experience with the likes of Yahoo! (Sunnyvale and London) and MOO.COM (London). Since 2011 she’s been a strategic product consultant, leading organisational design and transformation initiatives across finance, government, travel, e-commerce, and not-for-profit sectors. She works with organisations to build cultures where cross-functional teams thrive and with countless teams to identify purpose, improve collaboration and increase performance.

C Todd Lombardo VP Product & Author

C. Todd has been tinkering and doodling since he was four. Originally trained as a scientist, he’s had job titles ranging from scientist, to engineer, to product manager, to designer, and even professor. He is currently the VP Product for MachineMetrics, an AI-driven predictive analytics platform for discrete manufacturers and machine builders. He also serves on the adjunct faculty at IE Business School in Madrid, as well as Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). He is a serial author with two published titles: “Design Sprint“(2015) and “Product Roadmaps Relaunched” (2017) and one more on the way: “Product Research Rules: Do this, Not that!

Andy Ayim Managing Director, Backstage Capital

Andy Ayim is a product evangelist, consultant, investor and former founder who has held positions in leadership and product roles at companies such as Ernst & Young, Elixirr, WorldFirst and Investec Bank.  Andy believes that talent is widely distributed but opportunity is not. Having worked at startups, scale-ups, corporate and VC he is passionate about upskilling first-time founders with his experience, addressing the digital skills gap. He was responsible for bringing US Venture Capital firm Backstage Capital to Europe and lead their inaugural London Accelerator programme in 2019. He previously co-founded a music discovery and distribution startup for emerging UK music called Mixtape Madness. He often blogs about the intersection of tech, culture and investment, sharing lessons learned and perspectives on a promising future. In 2018, Andy was named in the FT as one of the top 10 most influential BAME tech leaders in the UK.

Kriti Sharma Google Scholar & UN Advisor

Kriti Sharma is an Artificial Intelligence technologist and a leading global voice on AI ethics and its impact on society. In addition to advising global businesses on AI, she focuses on AI for Social Good. She built her first robot at the age of 15 in India and has been building AI technologies to solve global issues ever since, from productivity to education to domestic violence. Kriti was recently named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for advancements in AI and was included in the Recode 100 list of key influencers in technology in 2017. She was invited as a Civic Leader by the Obama Foundation Summit for her work in ethical technology. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Google Grace Hopper Scholar and recently gave expert testimony on AI Policy to the UK Parliament in the House of Lords. Kriti was appointed a United Nations Young Leader at the General Assembly in 2018 and is an adviser to the UN Technology Innovation Labs.

Lindsey Jayne Former VP Product, Monzo

Lindsey has held product roles in all sorts of places: in government, in a charity, in a tiny startup and in a global tech company preparing to list on the stock exchange. Most recently she was VP Product at Monzo, leading the product team through a rocketship ride of growth. The common thread, and the thing she loves, is that each product radically challenged dominant assumptions on how things should or could be done in their sector, and led the way with a different approach to serving users.

Brendan Dawes Artist

Brendan Dawes is a UK based artist exploring the interaction of objects, people, technology and art using form and code with an eclectic mix of digital and analogue materials. Author of two books on interaction design, his work is featured in the permanent collection of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, has been 3D printed on the International Space Station and honoured in awards including Fast Company Innovation by Design, Information is Beautiful and D&AD. Clients include Airbnb, Google, Twitter, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Intel, Cancer Research UK, Mailchimp, M&C Saatchi, EE, PWC, The Atlantic, and Trend Micro.

Ezinne Udezue VP Product, Procore

Ezinne Udezue leads product for Procore Technologies platform,  a SaaS solution that powers collaboration in the Construction space.  She has a varied career in product management across multiple industries like entertainment, eCommerce, content platforms and telecommunications for companies such as Motorola, T-Mobile, Discovery Communications, and Time Inc. She’s worked on solutions for consumers, enterprise and everything in-between via Product Mind a Product Advisory company she started. She is currently focused on working with underestimated founders as a Board Member of DivInc Accelerator program. Her passion is working with startups to find and go beyond Product Market fit and she does that as an All-Star mentor with TechStars.

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These speakers were at #mtpcon London 2019, speakers for #mtpcon London 2020 will be announced soon

At #mtpcon London 2019, we saw incredible speakers take to the #mtpcon London stage at Barbican Hall, sharing their vast product experience and insight. We connected international thought leaders with the vibrant product and UX community across Europe and beyond!

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Henrik Kniberg

Henrik Kniberg

Coach at Mojang

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Kate O'Neill

Kate O'Neill

Founder, KO Insights

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Jonny Schneider

Jonny Schneider

Head of Product Strategy and Design, ThoughtWorks

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Kate Leto

Kate Leto

Product Coach

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C Todd Lombardo

C Todd Lombardo

VP Product & Author

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Andy Ayim

Andy Ayim

Managing Director, Backstage Capital

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Kriti Sharma

Kriti Sharma

Google Scholar & UN Advisor

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Lindsey Jayne

Lindsey Jayne

Former VP Product, Monzo

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Brendan Dawes

Brendan Dawes

Artist

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Ezinne Udezue

Ezinne Udezue

VP Product, Procore

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