• ProductTank Brno #4 – Culture of Experimentation

    Solarwinds

    We're pleased to invite you for the next ProductTank Brno event – a meetup for product people, by product people – in this year.

    On Tuesday, March 10 we'll meet at Solarwinds, our honored sponsor. This time we have a limited capacity, we can provide space only for 80 people.

    All product people are welcomed.

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    Agenda
    18:00 :: Doors Open
    18:15 – 18:30 :: Introduction to ProductTank & audience Sli.do

    18:30 – 18:50 :: Maurice McGinley – How to identify, formulate, and prioritize hypotheses

    19:00 – 19:20 :: Kateřina Mňuková – How to managed to make the whole team enthusiastic about Discovery

    19:30 – 19:50 :: Dave Ruzius – Pitfalls of Discovery: Common Sense & Gut Feeling, FTW!

    19:50 – 20:00 :: Panel Discussion from Sli.do (May overrun, if needed)
    20:00 – 22:00 :: Networking & Beer!

    All talks are English only.

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    Maurice McGinley, PhD
    Director, Customer-Focused Innovation at Avast Software

    Maurice McGinley is a product designer, researcher, and founder who has designed innovative products and services for financial traders, firefighters, remote indigenous Australian desert communities, and mass consumers. He has worked with companies including Reuters in London, Merrill Lynch in New York, and Philips Electronics in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Amsterdam. He has given innovation courses in The Netherlands, Taiwan, and Singapore. He currently serves as Innovation Director at Avast Software in Prague.

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    Kateřina Mňuková
    Lead Product Manager at LMC, Product Manager for Jobs.cz

    In past more than 7 years, Katka led products both in local startup-like teams and wide corporate environment, across industries, through retail, content websites or community platforms. She strives to focus on simplicity, efficiency, solving user’s problem instead of generating thousands of ideas. Lover of forest, nature, long walks, dogs, good cuisine and summer.

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    Dave Ruzius
    Product Manager at Mews Systems, Master Taper at producttape.io

    Dave Ruzius is a retired programmer who has been on a long journey via consulting, product marketing and failing startups to find his true calling in Product Management. He believes in a nonsense free approach to product management and combines fast & cheap product discovery with data and user research but mostly with a big dose of gut feeling. He works as Product Manager at Mews and with producttape.io he helps ‚scale-ups‘ with becoming product-led companies.

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    Do you interested in speaking on other ProductTank Brno? Let us know and we'll reach out to you as soon as possible:
    http://bit.ly/ptb-speakers

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    ProductTank is an informal meetup that brings together the local product community in each of those cities – whether they’re Product Managers, Designers, or Developers – to share their experience. ProductTanks are always free to attend, organized by volunteers from the local product community, and supported by our generous sponsors.

    Meetup will be held in English.

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  • ProductTank Brno #3 – Discover revenue, not f*cking features

    CTP Czechitas House

    We're pleased to invite you for the last ProductTank Brno event – a meetup for product people, by product people – in this year.

    On Tuesday, November 19th we'll meet at Czechitas Brno. Big thanks to Notino, our honored sponsor. This time we hope there will be enough place to sit and enough drinks and food!

    All product people are welcomed.

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    Agenda
    18:00 :: Doors Open
    18:15 – 18:30 :: Introduction to ProductTank & audience Sli.do

    18:30 – 18:50 :: Dominik Michna – How to be closer to your customers

    19:00 – 19:20 :: Paolo Lacche – Managing Product Discovery

    19:30 – 19:50 :: David Kovalský – Products must be pain killers, not vitamins

    19:50 – 20:00 :: Panel Discussion from Sli.do (May overrun, if needed)
    20:00 – 22:00 :: Networking & Beer!

    All talks are English only.

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    Dominik Michna
    Product & Business Designer at Stride XL

    Dominik helps connect dots between businesses and customers as a strategic partner to clients around the World. He has a background in product development, design and product management. His volunteer activities include mentoring in 100-Day Challenge, acceleration program run by Impact Hub.

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    Paolo Lacche
    Head of Product at Kiwi.com

    Paolo serves as Head of Product at Kiwi.com, teaches and coaches on Product Management at the University of Economics, Prague and and at the Haas School of Business, Berkeley. Paolo also advised a number of big and small companies on scaling Product Management the right way.

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    David Kovalský
    Serial Entrepreneur, Mentor and Investor

    David has been managing himself, global team in a corporation and eventually a FinTech startup that he has exited. He still owns and co-owns several companies while investing, mentoring and consulting. Primarily He’s working with CEE companies as a strategist and CEO coach.

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    Do you interested in speaking on other ProductTank Brno? Let us know and we'll reach out to you as soon as possible:
    http://bit.ly/ptb-speakers

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    ProductTank is an informal meetup that brings together the local product community in each of those cities – whether they’re Product Managers, Designers, or Developers – to share their experience. ProductTanks are always free to attend, organized by volunteers from the local product community, and supported by our generous sponsors.

    Meetup will be held in English.

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  • ProductTank Brno #2 – Prioritize Like a Pro 

    Kentico Software

    It's officially here!

    We're pleased to invite you for the second ProductTank Brno event – a meetup for product people, by product people.

    On Tuesday, August 13th we'll meet at Kentico's meeting space. Big thanks to Kentico, our honored sponsor.

    All product people are welcomed.

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    Agenda
    18:00 :: Doors Open
    18:15 – 18:30 :: Introduction to ProductTank & audience Sli.do

    18:30 – 18:50 ::
    Ivo Bek: Strategic Prioritization and the Great Balance in Product Lifecycle

    19:00 – 19:20 ::
    Tomáš Chlouba: Under the Hood - Prioritize the Black Box

    19:30 – 19:50 ::
    Jiří Tůma: Thriving in the World of Chaos

    19:50 – 20:00 :: Panel Discussion from Sli.do (May overrun, if needed)
    20:00 – 22:00 :: Networking & Beer!

    All talks are English only.

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    Ivo Bek
    Product Manager at Red Hat

    Ivo has 3 years of experience in Product Management at Red Hat, running 2 middleware global products for business automation. His super power is self-discipline, motivated by creating products with cutting-edge technology and guiding the customer through their digital transformation. Regardless of all kinds of constraints he believes the success is in details, strategic and well-chosen details.

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    Tomas Chlouba
    Product Manager at Kiwi.com

    Tomáš is a Product Manager enthusiastic about communication, new ideas and technologies, with passion for encouraging people to achieve their best. In Kiwi.com, his responsibility is the main product for the Customer Support department. He is always finding ways to bring the best experience to internal customers on products, that are often not valued as they should be. He also helps organize Barcamp in Hradec Králové and is active in non-profit organizations.

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    Jiri Tuma
    Principle Product Manager at GoodData, Former CPO of Y Soft

    Jiri has been in the product game for the last 10 years and counting. He loves learning about the problems that people and businesses have, then figuring out how to address them with technologies of today and tomorrow. His ultimate reward is happy people who progress thanks to the products and services he helps build.

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    Do you interested in speaking on other ProductTank Brno? Let us know and we'll reach out to you as soon as possible:
    http://bit.ly/ptb-speakers

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    ProductTank is an informal meetup that brings together the local product community in each of those cities – whether they’re Product Managers, Designers, or Developers – to share their experience. ProductTanks are always free to attend, organized by volunteers from the local product community, and supported by our generous sponsors.

    Meetup will be held in English.

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  • World Product Day 2019 – Fuck-up Beer

    Tusto Titanium

    On May 15 we’re taking part in the world’s largest #ProdMgmt event, World Product Day! Join us in Brno or choose from one of 90+ cities across the globe! http://worldproductday.com/

    In Brno we’re going to have an informal meetup in a pub and talk about our product related fuck-ups. Come, have a beer and admit all failures!

    Please keep in mind, the event is not sponsored this time.

  • ProductTank Brno #1 – How to not be a backlog monkey

    EDUnesto

    It's officially here!

    We're pleased to invite you for the first ProductTank Brno – Meetup for product people, by product people.

    On Tuesday, April 16 we'll meet at EDUnesto. Big thanks to Kiwi.com, our honored sponsor. All product people are welcomed.

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    Agenda
    18:00 :: Doors Open
    18:15 – 18:30 :: Introduction to ProductTank & audience Sli.do

    18:30 – 18:50 :: Martin Felcman, Product Manager at productboard
    19:00 – 19:20 :: Martin Michalik, Product Manager at Kentico
    19:30 – 19:50 :: Michal Vidoman, Head of Product Development at Notino

    19:50 – 20:00 :: Panel Discussion from Sli.do (Can overrun if needed)
    20:00 – 22:00 :: Networking & Beer!

    All talks are English only.

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    Martin Felcman
    Product Manager at productboard

    productboard is the all-in-one tool for product management that helps teams understand what users need, prioritize what to build next, and earn buy-in for their plans. At productboard, Martin is currently focusing on the needs of organizations with multiple products and product teams. Previously, Martin founded the digital agency Apploud Digital and was a Product Manager for AdTech companies such as: Operam and ROI Hunter.

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    Martin Michalik
    Product Manager at Kentico

    When it comes to product development, Martin prefers effectivity over perfection and believes that value delivered to customer sooner is better than a perfect solution that is late. When he's not tackling latest content management challenges, he's always trying new things whether it's climbing, longboarding or exploring Belgian beer brands.

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    Michal Vidoman
    Head of Product Development at Notino

    Michal is a product person head to toe. He thinks in Epics and Stories, speaks "customer" and always looks for value in things that are being done. With experience building and running Product Management organizations in companies with more than 100 million users as well as from one of the fastest growing travel startups on the globe, Michal currently makes the world a better-smelling place one feature at a time as the main Product Manager of Web&Mobile at Notino.

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    Do you interested in speaking on other ProductTank Brno? Let us know and we'll reach out to you as soon as possible:
    http://bit.ly/ptb-speakers

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    ProductTank is an informal meetup that brings together the local product community in each of those cities – whether they’re Product Managers, Designers, or Developers – to share their experience. ProductTanks are always free to attend, organized by volunteers from the local product community, and supported by our generous sponsors.

    Meetup will be held in English.

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