ProductTank HK #13: Scaling Product vs. Product at Scale

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Eaton Workshop

4/F, Eaton Hotel 380 Nathan Road, Yau Ma Tei · Hong Kong · Hong Kong

How to find us

Please use the escalator on Pak Hoi Street to the 4/F, and we'll meet you there!

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Details

※ Event run-down ※

7.00pm - Networking
7:20pm - Welcome, Opening and Quick Wrap-up of #MTPCon
7.30pm - Scaling Product vs. Product at Scale, by Crystal Chen
8.30pm - Q&A
9.00pm - Networking

Please spend no longer than 5 minutes to let us know more about you in order for us to facilitate our discussions better:

https://goo.gl/forms/Kneqs3T9ILeb36vJ2

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Scaling Product vs. Product at Scale

Spotify's squad model, IDEO's design process, Agile best practices, ... Why do these product organization and product development processes seem to work so well for the giants? Why is it so difficult for them to run as smoothly at my company? In this talk, we'll dive into some of the key differences between getting products to scale and stabilizing products at scale: what to focus on, what mentality adjustments you may need to adopt, how things change as you go from startup to large corporation, and what big product teams looking to transform can learn from the startup journey.

About Crystal Chen

Crystal is a Product Manager at GOGOVAN, Hong Kong's first unicorn startup, working to empower everyone with tech-driven logistics. Previously a Senior Software Engineer at LinkedIn in Silicon Valley, she is constantly leveraging perspectives gained from the different roles and environments. In particular, Crystal is passionate about scaling products globally by helping companies embrace technology and work with market diversities. An advocate for continuous learning and sharing, Crystal also dedicates time to coaching and writing. Crystal shaped and open-sourced LinkedIn's WIT Trainee Program ( https://engineering.linkedin.com/wit/hs-trainee-program ) where she was a manager to two trainees while also overseeing others in the program. She is currently serving as Vice-President on the Alumni Advisory Board for Yew Chung/Yew Wah's global network of international schools ( http://www.ycef.com/en/school-network/ ) as well. You can find her active on multiple platforms as @crystalhsc and follow her writing via Hacker Noon, The Startup, Tech in Asia, and other popular publications.

Follow Crystal at:
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/crystalhsc
Twitter @crystalhsc
Medium @crystalhsc

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Collaboration: Station for Open Cultures

The Station of Open Cultures is a space station to promote open source, open data and open cultures. We envision a space in which open source and other open culture related events could happen.

Sponsor: Eaton HK, Eaton Workshop

Eaton Workshop is a new global brand merging hospitality with progressive social change. Launching in early 2018, it brings to the international market a hybrid model of a hotel, co-working members club, and wellness center, with extensive content and cultural programming supporting the intersection of arts, consciousness and impact. As a gathering place for an inclusive tribe of changemakers and creatives, Eaton Workshop invites activists, artists and entrepreneurs from around the world to instigate meaningful and positive initiatives on both a local and macro scale, as well as to hang out, indulge and follow their bliss.

❤ Huge thanks to Eaton Workshop for hosting us!! ❤

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※ What to bring ※
Some business cards for networking, and a refreshed spirit!

※ Important to know ※
- Please ensure you eat something before attending.
- To avoid unnecessary interruption and disturbance to the event, please try your best to attend on time.
- All participants please observe Station for Open Cultures Code of Conduct (https://tinyurl.com/SfOCCoC) and Privacy Policies (https://tinyurl.com/SfOCPP)