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Product Management in the corporate context – Dan Taylor, TAL

Product Management in the corporate context – Dan Taylor, TAL

General Manager of Innovation at TAL, Dan Taylor, talks about Product Management in the corporate context in Sydney’s Lightning Talk and when product/market fit isn’t enough. Dan Taylor started by talking about how everybody loves the idea of being an entrepreneur however he prefers the idea of being an ‘intrapreneur’. He […]

The 5 Stages of Product Management – Katherine Barrett, carsales.com.au

The 5 Stages of Product Management – Katherine Barrett, carsales.com.au

Katherine Barrett is a Senior Product Manager at carsales.com.au and spoke in her Lightning Round Talk at Leading the Product 2017 about the 5 stages of Product Management she’s experienced in her career so far. Stage 1: Denial Katherine started her talk by describing the first stage of product management […]

The Product Manager’s Stakeholder Survival Guide – Laura Cardinal, Xero

The Product Manager’s Stakeholder Survival Guide – Laura Cardinal, Xero

  Laura Cardinal from Xero gave a Lightning Talk at Leading the Product Sydney about the Product Manager’s Stakeholder Survival Guide . In her five minute talk, Laura highlighted the five Stakeholders to watch out for. Type 1 – Miranda aka the bully The Miranda has low emotional maturity, is fixated on […]

Experimenting with experimentation – Susan Teschner, 99designs

Experimenting with experimentation – Susan Teschner, 99designs

Product Director at 99designs (the world’s largest marketplace for graphic design), Susan Teschner spoke about how important experimentation is in Product Management at Leading the Product Sydney and gave some pro tips for doing it well. What is experimentation? Susan opened her talk with a paraphrase of a dictionary definition […]

Psychology for Product Managers – Dr. Sarah Colley, Pockets of Brilliance

Psychology for Product Managers – Dr. Sarah Colley, Pockets of Brilliance

In her role leading Pockets of Brilliance, a company of research and implementation psychologists, Dr Sarah Colley works with organisations and teams to develop a range of human-centered development processes. She shared with the Leading the Product Sydney audience how understanding your teams can help build better products.  Sarah introduced herself […]

Data: Considering more than the obvious – Wendy Glasgow, Google

Data: Considering more than the obvious – Wendy Glasgow, Google

As the head of Google’s advanced data solutions APAC team, Wendy Glasgow told Leading the Product Melbourne about considering more than the obvious when it comes to data. Wendy explained how she works with any product that touches data across the Google organisation. She also works with her clients, showing […]

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Liz Blink

Liz Blink

Product Manager Sensis

Amanda Ralph

Amanda Ralph

Senior Product Manager
First State Super

Andrea Ho

Andrea Ho

Product Manager MYOB

Rebecca Jackson

Rebecca Jackson

Digital Workplace Coordinator NEXTDC

Rebecca Jackson

Jen Leibhart

Senior Product Manager, Australia Post

Jamie Finnegan

Jamie Finnegan

Head of Talent Acquisition
finder.com.au

Ivy Hornibrook

Ivy Hornibrook

Product Manager