Leading The Product Sydney - Leading The Product

Your Host

Jen Marshall

Jen Marshall | Brainmates

Jen Marshall is CEO and Senior Consultant at Brainmates. She has deep experience in Media starting out her career as a News Producer at BSkyB, London. Before leading the team at Brainmates, Jen was the Product Director at Fairfax Media. Jen has an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management and a BA in Communications from Charles Sturt University. She is regular presenter at events on the state of Product Management.

Your Speakers

Ken Sandy

Ken Sandy | University of Berkeley

Ken Sandy is a 20-year technology Product Management veteran based in San Francisco Bay Area. He has led Product Management teams at an executive level at both fast-growth, early-stage companies, and for larger companies attempting digital transformations amidst industry disruption.


Ken is an Industry Fellow and Lecturer at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology at University of California, Berkeley, where he instructs a pioneering Product Management course equipping students with real-world tools and frameworks, and immediately applying them on complex product initiatives. And he is an Executive Product Consultant, assisting companies to drive growth through establishing focused Product strategy, and maturing their Product Management processes and teams.

Previously, Ken was Vice President, Product at Lynda.com – the premier online learning company acquired by LinkedIn. Prior, he worked for companies developing content and advertising platforms for independent publishers, startups creating mobile messaging and social networking solutions, and led business units based in the US and China. He is an alumnus of University of Melbourne.


More speakers to be announced soon


Where is it?

Sheraton on the Park
161 Elizabeth Street

Getting there

By Car/On Foot | Enter Elizabeth Street from the direction of Park Street. Exit at 161 Elizabeth Street.

By Car/Parking | Car parking for Sheraton on the Park is at 138 Castlereagh Street. Enter from Market Street. Turn left into the Parking facility at 138 Castlereagh Street. Take the lift to Level 2. The full day rate for non-hotel guests is $85 per vehicle.

By Taxi | Proceed to 161 Elizabeth Street.

By Train | From St James Station. Take the stairs and walk 400m through Hyde Park towards Market Street. Cross at Market Street. Walk 400m to 161 Elizabeth Street.

From Town Hall Station. Walk west on Martin Place towards Elizabeth Street. Cross to other side of Elizabeth Street. Walk 500m along Elizabeth Street.

From Martin Place Station. Walk north on George St towards Park St. Turn right onto Park Street, walk 280m. Turn left onto Elizabeth Street. Sheraton on the Park is 140m on the left.

The after party

Sheraton on the Park
161 Elizabeth Street