Product Tank July - Global Product Strategy

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** Product Tank July - Global Product Strategy**

How do we grow our business and products to appeal to audiences outside of our own country? And then how do we run an operation which allows us to manage these products effectively all across the globe?

This month we talk to three women who have done just that - sharing what works and what doesn't when making decisions that impact products across the whole world.


Mel McVeigh - Experience & Product Strategy - Conde Nast

Mel has worked has worked to transform customer experiences and build successful commercial propositions at Telegraph Travel, Photobox and now Conde Nast.

In this talk she will explore how to design customer centric and global experience strategies and how to deliver at scale across multiple teams and locations. Sharing the various techniques and approaches in strategic thinking as well her approach to creating the right culture and capabilities to deliver it

Lucy Spence - Associate Director of Technical Product Management at Compare the Market

Lucy has spent two decades making all sorts of mistakes while building customer experiences. She likes to share what she's learnt from places like Amazon, TUI, LOVEFiLM, M&S, Department of Health, and now Compare the Market, so others can can make new and more interesting mistakes.

In this talk, she'll be discussing some decision making techniques she's picked up along the way.

Claire Parker - Group Product Manager at Financial Times

Claire has worked at the Financial Times supporting the newsroom in their digital transformation and enhancing subscription journeys on She is now sharing this knowledge with Nikkei, the FT's owners based in Japan, building products to accelerate their subscription growth and digital transformation.

In this talk she will share the story of how they have created a successful partnership and product strategy to achieve these outcomes across cultures and timezones.

A huge thanks to our sponsoring partner this month, Salt (, whose Product team is lead by Mark Long, a long-time supporter of ProductTank:

"We are are a specialist Digital recruiter connecting people and businesses globally within Creative, Marketing, Sales and Technology. Our industry expertise will find you the right role, person or service in the evolving digital world.

We work collaboratively with you as our client to ensure that you can achieve your vision. We partner with our clients to place not just the best individual talent but also to create some of the most exciting digital teams globally."

6:30 - Doors & free bar open
7:00 - Talk starts
8:10 - Q&A