What we're about

This is the product management community in Silicon Valley to learn more about breaking into the field, improving your skills and building your network.

Our speakers are top PM’s with over 5 years of real-world product management experience working at renowned tech Companies like Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and other technology startups.

If you’re an aspiring product manager with over 3 years of experience in technology, business or design, join us! These events are also perfect for those starting out and interested in understanding more about the space, networking, learning from professionals or to launch a PM career.

We host various types of events, including:

Product Talks: Workshops led by Product School mentors and instructors with years of experience in their field, to present on topics in product management, coding and data.

Tech AMA’s: “Ask Me Anything” sessions hosted by experts in the product management space. Every event is a unique and great opportunity to ask any question you’ve had about breaking into product management.

Happy Hours: Drinks are on us! Come chat and drink with the Product School team, instructors, students and other product managers in SV. We love celebrations and nothing better than Happy Hours!

Info Sessions: If you’re interested in learning more about Product School’s three courses, then don’t miss this! We’ll go over the curriculum, our alumni support, and introduce our instructors and admissions team for a chance to ask any other questions you may have.

Proud to be sponsored by Product School (http://www.productschool.com/?utm_source=meetup&utm_medium=about_us&utm_campaign=sf), one of the top rated tech schools on SwitchUp (https://www.switchup.org/bootcamps/product-school).

If you want to become a product manager, check out Product School - Product Management Training in Silicon Valley (http://www.productschool.com/?utm_source=meetup&utm_medium=about_us&utm_campaign=sf)

You can also send an email to: admissions@productschool.com

Upcoming events (5+)

How to Become a Stellar Product Leader by Walmart PM Leader

Product School Silicon Valley

***RSVP on EventBrite: https://prdct.school/2TdeUr7 *** As a Product Manager, you’re responsible for delivering products and features that both delight customers and move the company closer to its top-line metrics. However, how do you know whether the individual features you ship each sprint or each quarter are successful? Learn about the most important advice here: Main takeaways: - Become a stellar Product Leader in 1-3 months using your background + key product ingredients - As product leaders, develop empathy for customers and businesses to influence multiple cross-functional teams without authority - Create a legacy of you and your products by becoming the best version of ‘You’ everyday Meet the Speaker: Ridhima Arora Ridhima Arora is a Product Management Leader at Walmart eCommerce, Customer Experience in San Francisco. She has previously worked as Sr. Management Consultant, Trianz, at Western Digital. Ridhima became a Product Manager and found that her wide range of skills was a perfect match for a career in product. View the Speaker's LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/ridhimaarora/) Get the FREE Product Book here (https://prdct.school/2CMSqF1) -- Please note: - Tickets sales at the door are from 6:00 - 6:30 PM (if any are still available) - Event entrance and/or seating is based on a first come first served basis. - Please arrive promptly. Doors lock at 7pm to avoid speaker disruptions. - No refunds unless we have fully canceled the event. Date changes are not included. - For additional info or questions, send an email to [masked] - For last minute questions, send a text to: (415)[masked] () Get Your Tickets (https://prdct.school/2TdeUr7) *Entrance not guaranteed without valid ticket from Eventbrite

Ask Me Anything Data by Fmr LinkedIn Product Manager

Product School Silicon Valley

***RSVP on EventBrite: https://prdct.school/2Gnt3so *** No matter what your product is, data & analytics matter. In fact, data can become the product or a side product to your existing product. Data & analytics are not just something handled by a product manager or a data scientist, but rather, it is a team dynamic and to get the chemistry right, takes the right group of people. Come to this session to learn about where to start in the data & analytics journey or, if you’re already on this journey, tips on making it more successful so your good product can become great with data & analytics. Key Takeaways: - Data analytics is no longer a luxury, its a competitive and integral need for Product Managers. - How to understand not only who your users are but how they behave- Know your metrics - Take action via tests, experimentation and notifications -Track downstream events to iterate and improve retention Meet the Speaker: Ali Khodaei Ali Khodaei is one of the most astute Product Managers in the corporate world. Throughout his impressive career, Ali has showcased exemplary expertise social search, user profiling, geospatial data, social data analysis, spatiotemporal data, search and information retrieval, and social advertisement among others. View Speaker's Full Profile (https://productschool.com/instructor/Ali-Khodaei) -- Please note: - Tickets sales at the door are from 6:00 - 6:30 PM (if any are still available) - No refunds unless we have fully canceled the event. Date changes are not included. - For additional info or questions, send an email to [masked] - For last minute questions, send a text to: (415)[masked] () Get Your Tickets (https://prdct.school/2Gnt3so) *Entrance not guaranteed without valid ticket from Eventbrite

Product Management Live Chat by Microsoft Sr Product Manager

***RSVP on EventBrite: https://prdct.school/2GkwlNf *** *** DISCLAIMER: This event is ONLINE *** Ever wondered what it’s like to work as a Product Manager? This is an exclusive Ask Me Anything session to give you a chance to ask every question you’ve ever had, with Ria Sankar, Program Management & Analytics @ Microsoft. She will discuss what it’s like to work in this dynamic role and what it takes to get your foot in the door. You’ll also get the inside scoop on the day-to-day work as a PM, the challenges of the job and personal insight from Ria's experience of working at different companies. Meet the Speaker: Ria Sankar Ria is a Group Product Manager leading Analytics for Ethics and AI for Good initiatives within Microsoft. Her mission is to build respectful experiences that embody timeliness human values and interact in an intuitive and human-centered way to build user confidence. View Speaker's Full Profile (https://productschool.com/instructor/Ria-Sankar) Get Your Tickets (https://prdct.school/2GkwlNf) *Entrance not guaranteed without valid ticket from Eventbrite

3 Types of Product Management by Facebook PM

Product School Silicon Valley

***RSVP on EventBrite: https://prdct.school/2BsgrOm *** As a Product Manager, you’re responsible for delivering products and features that both delight customers and move the company closer to its top-line metrics. However, how do you know whether the individual features you ship each sprint or each quarter are successful? Learn about the most important advice here: Main takeaways: - Understanding the 3 functional types of Product Managers - characteristics, pros and cons, standard career trajectory, areas of expertise - Deliberate career design - what steps to take in order to skew your career in different directions, how to best interview for different types of Product Managers - Unveiling the purpose of your career choices - Structured steps for reflection on your objectives and their representation in your career choices Meet the Speaker: Lia McLean Liliya McLean is a Product Manager at Facebook in San Francisco. She has previously worked as Head of Communications Relevance at LinkedIn. Liliya became a Product Manager and found that her wide range of skills was a perfect match for a career in product. View the Speaker's LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/liliyamclean/) Get the FREE Product Book here (https://prdct.school/2CMSqF1) -- Please note: - Tickets sales at the door are from 6:00 - 6:30 PM (if any are still available) - Event entrance and/or seating is based on a first come first served basis. - Please arrive promptly. Doors lock at 7pm to avoid speaker disruptions. - No refunds unless we have fully canceled the event. Date changes are not included. - For additional info or questions, send an email to [masked] - For last minute questions, send a text to: (415)[masked] () Get Your Tickets (https://prdct.school/2BsgrOm) *Entrance not guaranteed without valid ticket from Eventbrite

Past events (466)

How to Hack PM Fit From R&D to Growth by Uber Product & Strategy

Product School Silicon Valley

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