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Nurturing Local Talent

BY Imogen Schels on April 1, 2020

Whilst discussing the growing AsiaPac tech scene during a panel at #mtpcon Singapore in 2019, how to nurture local talent formed a large part of the conversation. One year on we look back at the advice shared by this group of product leaders. Leading by Example The conversation about local talent began with a question […] Read more »

Barry O'Reilly: Learning to Unlearn

BY Eira Hayward on February 10, 2020

#mtpcon Singapore speaker Barry O’Reilly has made it his business to get business leaders to unlearn what they know, and he’ll be taking to the stage in Singapore next month to explain more about how and why leaders need to unlearn past success to succeed in the future. Barry describes unlearning as “the process of letting […] Read more »

Janice Fraser: Knitting at the Edge of new

BY Eira Hayward on January 7, 2020

Not many product people can claim to have coached staff at the White House. “It’s my most proud achievement,” says Silicon Valley veteran Janice Fraser, “It was such an honour to be invited to support our public service… it was a peak life experience for me. For four years, every six months during Obama’s second […] Read more »

The Promiscuous Product Manager by Jen Dante

BY Emily Tate on May 31, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Jen Dante, Head of Product for Payroll at Square, opens her talk at #mtpcon Singapore by telling us that humans are terrible at making predictions. This is unfortunate for product managers, given that at its core, our job is all about making predictions. We predict that making a change in our product will have a […] Read more »

Designing for Public Needs in Participatory Ways by Bernise Ang

BY Emily Tate on May 24, 2019

Bernise Ang, Chief Alchemist at Zeroth Labs, spends her days looking across many disciplines in an attempt to tackle social challenges in an urban context. In this talk from #mtpcon Singapore, Bernise shared some stories from her work in social services to illustrate how product and design thinking can help to uncover opportunities, and the […] Read more »

The State of Product in AsiaPac

BY Emily Tate on May 17, 2019 for Prioritised Members

I’m quite excited about the future here. Seeing the speed with which the industry has changed- it has been amazing to be a part of, so I’m really positive about it. Silvia Thom, Senior Director of Product at Zalora Asia may be the future for many areas of business and culture, but in product it […] Read more »

The Power of Thoughtful Research by Prakriti Parijat

BY Emily Tate on May 3, 2019 for Prioritised Members

“Do you like the conference so far?” begins Prakriti Parijat of DBS Bank. After cheers from the #mtpcon Singapore crowd, she turns the response around: “What is wrong with that question?” Everyone immediately recognizes that it was a leading question. It is tempting to ask customers what they want, but you won’t get a good […] Read more »

The CEO Decoder Ring by Amanda Richardson

BY Emily Tate on April 12, 2019 for Prioritised Members

Why are CEOs crazy? This is the question that Amanda Richardson, CEO of Rabbit, tackled at #mtpcon Singapore. With extensive experience working with CEOs, and now being one herself, Amanda has come to the conclusion that even good CEOs are crazy. Moving from leading product teams to leading a company has given her the perspective […] Read more »

Creating a Product Culture - Nick Ramsay on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 20, 2019

Prior to taking on the role of COO and CPO at Singapore-based financial portal MoneySmart, Nick Ramsay was a strategy consultant and product manager. In the last year, he’s grown the product team there from one to 10 product managers, and has been working on changing the culture and attracting the right kind of talent to […] Read more »

Why the Time is Right for #mtpcon Singapore

BY James Mayes on March 11, 2019

When we announced in September last year that we’re bringing #mtpcon to Singapore for the first time, it was in the knowledge that the technology and innovation scene across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is booming.  We see this in reports from the tech and business press, but more specifically from the recent strong growth in our […] Read more »