How technical does a Product Manager need to be?

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**Please RSVP to the General Assembly event-https://generalassemb.ly/education/how-technical-does-a-product-manager-need-to-be/denver/63176

There are various levels of technicality required at companies and within product management roles. Whether you are in a non-technical product role or a tech-heavy product role, join Colorado Product at General Assembly on Wednesday, January 23rd as our panelists discuss:

- The difference between a product manager, a technical product manager, and the space in between
- Growth opportunities to become a more technical-focused product manager
- Tech trends and how they impact your roadmap and drive innovation
- A product manager’s role in understanding and addressing technical challenges
- The benefits and pitfalls of a technical product manager
- Influencing your development team without a technical background

Agenda
6:00-6:30 Arrive and connect with fellow product managers
6:30-7:30 Panel
7:30-8:00 Network and discuss panel

Panelists
- James Heimbuck, Product Manager @ SendGrid
- Chris Downard, Director of Software Engineering @ Granicus
- Lindsey Thrift, Product Manager @ Pivotal Labs
- Sharayah Cook, VP of Product Management @ AppThis
- Michael Lynch, Chief Operating Officer @ Homebot