We'll have two 20-minute talks, each followed by 10 minutes of Q&A. We'll have plenty of time at the start and end of the meetup for tasty beverages and networking.
Intrapreneurship - Pitching a Greenfield Project
Mike Lambert, Software Engineer at CDK Global
Mike will share some tips on pitching a new idea or venture to your company, regardless of what position you hold.
Prior to his current role as a Software Engineer, Mike spent roughly seven years in the wholesale insurance business, during which time he successfully brought a new technology product to market in an industry not typically known for being at the forefront of innovation. He holds a degree in philosophy from the University of Washington, as well as an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
What EQ and Improv Have Taught Me About How To Be a Better Product Manager.
Meytal Markman, Sr. Director, Product Management at Rakuten Marketing
Talk description coming soon.
Meytal Markman is a Senior Director of Product Management at Rakuten Marketing. She holds an MA in Interactive Media from the University of London and has spent her career blending technology with creativity of all sorts. She is passionate about Psychology, Emotional Intelligence and Story-Telling. Outside of work, she can be found practicing yoga, studying improv and enjoying all the fun spaces to play in Portland with her husband and two children.
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Jama Software: https://www.jamasoftware.com/company/careers/