Product Tank June - how to progress your Product Management career

Date: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 19:00
Source: 
ProductTank
Attendees: 
500
City: 
London

** Product Tank June - how to get into and progress your Product Management career**

This month we're looking at our own careers. We'll cover how you can get started in the world of Product Management then progress from junior to senior and beyond.

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Amy Carmichael - Head of Product at Crowdcube
https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-carmichael/

Amy is Head of Product at Crowdcube - https://www.crowdcube.com - the UK’s leading equity crowdfunding platform. Amy has led product teams at Hotels.com, RefME, Imperial War Museum, Imagineer & V&A Museum.

Amy will share product leadership learnings, drawing on her experience leading product teams, end-to-end development and product-portfolio delivery - in both small and large/complex organisations, through to her current role, as Head of Product.

Asha Haji - COO at Founders Academy - Levelling up in the Product World
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashahaji/
https://twitter.com/ashahaji

Asha is currently COO of Founders Academy: http://foundersacademy.io, a new type of business school for the changing world. She's spent her career in a variety of leadership roles across product, marketing, sales, talent and IT in both startups and large corporates. Asha received her MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis.

Asha will share her wealth of product leadership experience, looking back on her time as CPO at SchoolApply to her early days in software development. Also, drawing from her experiences in talent management and coaching, Asha has great insights to offer on product career journeys.

Marc Abraham - Product Ownership Practice Lead at ASOS & Global Product Tank coordinator.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/abrahammarc/
https://twitter.com/MAA1

Marc will talk about his career in product management thus far, and highlight the difficulty in planning a career in product. We'll look at what potential product careers look like and how your past, present and future are interlinked when progressing your product career.

He recently joined ASOS as Product Ownership Practice Lead and is Mind the Product's global ProductTank coordinator.

This event has been curated by Kirsten Zverina
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirstenzverina/

Kirsten is a User focused Product Manager & Techno-Optimist Futurist, working on consumer products using machine-learning, data-science and analytics at scale, to improve our world and daily life for us all. Passionate champion of maximising accessibility of products, for ultimate benefit to all our users and customers. Experienced cross-functional leader of many innovative technical & business teams, who proudly and successfully delivered great products together, for people in countries all around the world! Join us, to help build the future https://www.amazon.jobs

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A huge thanks to our sponsoring partner this month, Intelligent People - https://intelligentpeople.co.uk/ - a long standing ProductTank partner.

Intelligent People are a specialist Product Management recruiter who work with a broad range of Online and New Media Organisations (including Online Retail, Travel, Media, Business Services & NfP).

They have a solid understanding of the discipline and have supported ProductTank on multiple occasions. We’re glad to welcome them back!

For more information, head over to http://www.intelligentpeople.co.uk/product-management/

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Timings:
6:30 - Doors & free bar open
7:00 - Talk starts
8:10 - Q&A

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Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square

Holborn WC1R 4RL