This will be a fun and educational Meetup for current and aspiring product managers, designers, and user researchers. We have a great line up of seasoned speakers who will be touching base on their own personal experiences in the field:
• Personal journeys into product/design
• Intersection of product and design.
• Top challenges faced and “tried and tested” methods to overcome them
• Advice for aspiring PMs and Designers
If you are looking to break into either product management/design or want to sharpen your existing craft, you'll definitely want to stop by to this free community Meetup.
• 6:00 pm - Doors open
• 6:30 pm - Kickoff
• 6:45 pm - Speaker presentations
• 8:00 pm - Q&A Panel
• 8:30 PM - Continue networking and beer
• 8:50 PM - Wrap up
VP of Product, Well Health
Harrison fox currently serves as the VP of Product for Well Health in Santa Barbara. He previously worked in healthcare software development for more than a decade including his recent experience as a Director of Product Management for SAP's global innovation center network. His interests lie in improving patient and provider outcomes through enhanced communication and computer assisted decision making.
VP Client Solutions, Parkside Informationstechnologie GmbH
Andreas Jaritz is an Austrian business development executive, media communications expert, an accomplished filmmaker. Currently, he serves as VP Client Solutions at Parkside, a premium user experience design and engineering company where he builds its US West-coast presence. When Lynda sold to LinkedIn for $1.5bn, the Austrian specialists for custom software were responsible for all of Lynda's applications. Andreas's daily work is in sync with Parkside's mantra that excellent user experience starts with superior engineering. Recently, Parkside made it into the top 20 in the mobility and user experience categories at this year's Fast Company Innovation by Design Award.
Founder & CEO, SimplyCX Inc.
Charlie believes that exceptional customer experiences can dramatically improve lives.
With expertise in customer journey mapping, user experience design, and implementing data-driven analytics across the journey, Charlie founded the customer experience design company, SimplyCX, in 2016.
Charlie has challenged global corporate thought-leadership for over 30 years. As Senior Director of Customer Experience at both Yahoo! and Sage Group plc, he led worldwide customer experience initiatives that saved both companies millions of dollars.
Charlie's leadership has inspired global award-winning customer experience programs and a legion of CX evangelists.
This event is sponsored by Carpe Data in their brand new office space expansion. With 80+ employees from Santa Barbara to Lisbon, Portugal--they are scaling their team fast with roles in development, product, and data analytics. Keep an eye on their career page or follow them on Linkedin! carpe.io/careers