World Product Day 2019 – Product careers

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IRESS

10 Shelley St · Sydney

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World Product Day is a global celebration of Product Management by the Product Tank community. Think Product Management matters? Then this the event for you.

Two seasoned Product Leaders will share some insights on their careers, what got them to where they are and the crucial steps they made along the way.

1. Steen Andersen, Head of Product Management @ Atlassian, ex Google

Prior to joining Atlassian as a Head of Product, Steen was Group Product Manager for Google Drive, VP Product at Nitro after they acquired his startup Sensedoc. Before that he co-founded two mobile startups, one of which was acquired by Microsoft. Steen is passionate about leading teams to bring new products to new markets and he is now back in Sydney after 10 years in the SF Bay area. Steen has a bunch of esoteric hobbies such as collecting vintage computers, building furniture, programming C64 assembly and trying to embarrass his kids in Fortnight.

2. Adam Ferguson, Product consultant & coach, ex GM @ MYOB

A technology executive whose career started in sales and evolved to lead a 400+ product development team. Adam’s spent 11 years as part of the MYOB executive team that lead the organisational transformation from a desktop to an online business, transitioning from a public company thru two rounds of PE equity and back to being a public company and growing the enterprise value 5x to being an Australian unicorn success story. Today Adam is a portfolio careerist, providing business and product strategy consulting, executive coaching and investing in technology start-ups.

Agenda:
5.30 PM: Arrive and Networking
6.00 PM: Talks start
7.30 PM: More Drinks and Networking
8.00 PM: Doors close.

Many thanks to our generous host IRESS for sponsoring drinks, food and the space!