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What makes a successful Product Manager?

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What makes a successful Product Manager?

Product Calgary is excited to host Darby Sieben, Chief Product Officer of Unbounce at Platform Calgary on February 22, 2023! Unbounce is the AI-powered landing page builder with smart features that let you create beautiful, high-performing marketing campaigns in just a few minutes. This event is co-sponsored by Platform Calgary and Alberta Innovates.

Join Darby Sieben as he draws upon his own personal and unique experiences to share with us what makes a successful Product Manager. He will do so using stories and anecdotes of observations of companies that Darby has advised, consulted and invested in all from the perspective of Product Management

About the Presenter
Darby Sieben is a digital media & technology professional with over 25-years of experiences with a focus on digital marketing (SMB and National), product development and transformation management
Considered an impact leader who was critical in helping transform one of Canada's largest media companies (Yellow Pages Group) from a traditional print to a digital powerhouse by focusing on product innovation, strategic business development deals that elevated YP’s digital presence across Canada and globally and lead the business side of strategic M&A activity.

Currently the Chief Product Officer for Unbounce leading engineering, product management, product marketing, UX/design and business development focused on using ML/AI throughout its product features to help marketers create and optimize their marketing efforts.
Prior to Unbounce, Darby was the co-founder and head RBC Ampli Inc., a Royal Bank of Canada Venture business leading the business from ideation to public launch and scale. Built Ampli into one of Canada’s leading cashback mobile apps and started the integration of Ampli into RBC’s Avion Rewards program.

An active investor and mention in a number of start-ups as well as an LP for number of early stage focused funds where value is added through advice on strategic business deals, product development, team management and growth.

How to turn ideas into ‘the right’ company direction

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How to Turn Ideas into ‘The Right’ Company Direction

Product Calgary is excited to host Carlos Santamaria, VP Product of Kuva Systems at Platform Calgary on March 29, 2023! Kuva Systems has developed an industrial IoT platform providing a fully automated, image-based, continuous methane monitoring and quantification solution. It enables upstream and midstream oil and gas companies to improve their operations and meet ESG and methane intensity goals. This event is co-sponsored by Platform Calgary and Alberta Innovates.

When a company places their product into the hands of a Product Manager, what they are basically doing is placing their future into those hands. What should you do to properly respond to such tall task? How do you filter, distill, and transform all the information (and noise) that will pour your way into clear, actionable direction for your company?

Carlos will discuss some of the best strategies to:

  • Collect the right information to guide your thinking
  • Prioritize activities and efforts in a rational and justifiable manner
  • Ensure that you are not only going through the paces, but becoming the driving force for innovation in your company


About the Presenter
Carlos been in the field of product management for the last 20+ years working for companies between 10 employees and 1 million employees while focusing on driving innovation for software, hardware and firmware products. He is an Engineer in Electronics and holds an MBA in innovation and sustainability.

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Building a Philanthropic Future at Scale

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