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Robotics and society by Cynthia Yeung

BY Eira Hayward on May 27, 2022 for Prioritised Members

In this #mtpcon SF+Americas keynote, Cynthia Yeung, Head of Product at Plus One Robotics, gets us thinking about human/robot interaction and how we might discover a deeper understanding of our own humanity through robotics and AI. […] Read more »

What we learned at MTP SF+Americas

BY Louron Pratt on May 26, 2022

This week, thousands of product people from across the world came together both in-person and online for #mtpcon SF+Americas 2022. After a three-year hiatus of in-person events in the US, it was our first hybrid conference experience in San Francisco. Here’s a quick look at what we learned across the two days. […] Read more »

Learn from a world-class speaker line-up at #mtpcon SF+Americas

BY Emily Tate on April 25, 2022

We’re delighted to be bringing our flagship conference, #mtpcon, back to San Francisco next month. #mtpcon SF+Americas will be our first hybrid conference experience in San Francisco. […] Read more »

Product, Society, and Ethics by Kathy Pham

BY Valerie Gee on September 20, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Kathy Pham reflects on the importance of asking societal and ethical questions in product organizations and asks how teams and companies can be more accountable in the future. Kathy, who is a Fellow at Mozilla, Harvard, and MIT with over 15 years’ tech experience in product, engineering, data and leadership, asserts […] Read more »

Great User Research (for Non-Researchers) by Steve Portigal

BY Emily Tate on September 13, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Researchers often have concerns about what will happen when “other people” go out and do work with users. But the demand for research far outweighs the supply of researchers, and everyone wins when more people are enabled to do research themselves. At #mtpcon San Francisco, Steve Portigal, Principal at Portigal Consulting, tells us how to […] Read more »

Be a Director, not a Manager by Fareed Mosavat

BY Valerie Gee on September 6, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Fareed Mosavat, Director of Product, Lifecycle, at Slack, shares his early career lessons on creativity from Pixar. He says being a great product leader is about being a director instead of a manager. Products have become much more complex over the last 20 years and an increasingly competitive […] Read more »

You Don't Own the Voice of the Customer by Tricia Wang

BY Emily Tate on August 30, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Can putting a product into the world really be harder than launching a spacecraft? In her keynote at #mtpcon San Francisco, Tricia Wang, Co-founder of Sudden Compass, says it can. While launching a spacecraft seems more complex, it all boils down to math, and there is scant unpredictability in the calculations. But you have to […] Read more »

How to Influence the Business by David J Bland

BY Valerie Gee on August 23, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Precoil founder David J Bland offers some helpful tips on how product managers can influence the business and run more effective experiments. David talks about products that people loved and that have now disappeared from the shelves. He gives the example of Clearly Canadian, a popular flavored sparkling […] Read more »

Platform Management by Brandon Chu

BY Emily Tate on August 16, 2019 for Prioritised Members

At #mtpcon San Francisco, Brandon Chu, VP of Product at Shopify, provides some insight into what he considers the most interesting challenge in his career: managing platforms. In this talk he shares what platforms can mean for our product strategies, and what his team learned as they discovered how to build a platform at Shopify. […] Read more »

Helping Product Managers to Let Go by Michael Sippey

BY Valerie Gee on August 9, 2019 for Prioritised Members

In this keynote from #mtpcon San Francisco, Michael Sippey, VP of Product at Medium, shares some insights on how to think big and create clarity and focus for product management teams to unleash their full potential. The Power of Optimism At the start of his keynote Sippey says that: “Most acts of creation – live […] Read more »