Past Meetup

Post and Pivot: A Conversation with Arif (Director of Product @ Heroku)

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ATLAS Workbase

500 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 · Seattle, WA

How to find us

Atlas can be found by going upstairs on the main staircase of the QFC lobby. Parking is available at QFC for free.

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Join us for a riveting conversation about the art and science of product strategy.

Our presenting sponsor this month is General UI: A Seattle-based design and engineering firm bringing empathy, innovation, and performance to mobile application development since 2009.


Arif Gursel: Director of Product and Ecosystem Partnerships at Heroku

Arif is a product manager, serial entrepreneur, and community leader. Over his 20 year career, he has lead product efforts at iconic technology companies (notably Heroku, Microsoft and Zillow), built a digital agency, and run several non-profit organizations.

Outside of his work at Heroku, Arif currently serves as the CEO of VIBEHEAVY, a Seattle-based digital agency and startup lab that has launched numerous new brands and products within the entertainment, fashion, and hospitality verticals. He also serves on the Board of Directors for a nonprofit, P.A.C.E., which follows a technology startup model and focuses on initiatives across Science, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Arts, and Media (S.T.E.A.M) education and activism.

1. Drinks, Light Snacks, and Networking: 6:00 - 6:45pm
2. Speaker: 6:45 - 7:15pm
3. Q&A: 7:15 - 7:30pm
4. Further Networking: 7:30 - 8:30pm (latest)

NOTE: Space is limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible!