#FiresideChat: BBC, Swipii & Relaymed


Join us for an evening of open and in-depth discussion as we host a “fireside chat” with a mixed panel of experienced product professionals. Our 3 speakers will discuss their thoughts on the world of product management, with the opportunity for you to join the debate and ask questions. There will be plenty of time to meet and learn from other attendees, with time for discussion over drinks and pizza.

Our participants are:

David Low: Executive Product Manager, Voice + AI at the BBC, David is an experienced digital product leader in media, travel, and finance for fast-moving, high growth organisations. He is a pioneer in voice, mobile, and streaming video development, with a demonstrated track record in emerging technology. David has recently worked with Skyscanner, Amazon, RBS, and STV, and is a non-exec Director of The List.

Janet Balneaves: Director of Growth at Swipii, who are bringing savings seamlessly to users via a card-linking mobile app, using lean methodologies to create a user centric app that will scale globally. Janet previously worked at Skyscanner for 5 years in both product and growth, and prior to that held engineering roles in large corporates such as Cisco and JP Morgan.

Ady Sevy: Product Development Manager at the health care startup Relaymed based in Edinburgh, Ady previously worked in the financial sector as a Product Manager for Klarna. She has also worked on projects for Microsoft and the New York State Office of the Attorney General while getting a Masters in Applied Data Science from New York University. Originally from Israel, Ady also served in the Israeli Air Force as a Helicopter Flight Simulator Instructor.


18.00 - Doors open; free pizza, beer, wine, soft drinks & networking

18.30 - Fireside Chat involving all our esteemed participants and led by ProductTank Edinburgh team

19:40 - Brief Networking - Chance to chat and grab another drink and pizza slice

20.00 - Q&A

20.45 - Networking

21.00 - Close

This event is supported by our partners: Deliveroo Tech in Edinburgh and CodeBase.

Deliveroo are transforming the way people think about food, and their newly-launched Edinburgh office is hiring! We’re building autonomous, cross-functional teams tackling huge challenges, and building products used by millions of consumers, riders and restaurants worldwide. If you’d like the opportunity to have an impact in a high growth company, we’d love to hear from you regardless of role. Email us at [masked] or visit https://careers.deliveroo.co.uk/

CodeBase is the UK’s largest startup incubator, home to more than 100 of the country’s best technology companies. (http://www.thisiscodebase.com)

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