Techtalk - The Light at the End of the Funnel

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Tamachi Station Tower S

Minato City, Shibaura, 3 Chome−1 · Tokyo

How to find us

Indeed’s newest Tokyo tech office, Tamachi Station Tower S 18F Take elevator to the 18th Floor and enter via main reception door.

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Join us at Indeed’s beautiful new Tamachi office to hear Ketan Gangatirkar present “The Light at the End of the Funnel”. Ketan is a VP of Engineering at Indeed for Job Seeker products. (

You can expect our usual welcoming atmosphere, engaging discussions, and some free nourishment.

18h30 --- Doors opening
18h30 ~ 19h15 --- Networking
19h15 ~ 20h15 --- Presentation + Q&A
20h15 ~ 21h00 --- Networking

Location: Indeed’s newest Tokyo tech office, Tamachi Station Tower S 18F
Come at 18:30 to grab the best seats!

Title of talk
The Light at the End of the Funnel

Funnels provide a great model for optimizing your product. They're also limiting, simplistic, and shallow. You can still apply funnels to make your products better, but if you stop there you'll be led into mistakes and miss valuable opportunities. In this talk, step by step, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the value of the funnel. You'll learn some of the limitations and drawbacks and the absurd waste at the heart of most funnel optimization strategies. You'll discover how to build on the funnel to more sophisticated models that better match real products in the real world. In the end, you'll emerge from the funnel with a light to illuminate your path to a better product.

Speaker Bio
Ketan Gangatirkar is the Vice President of Engineering for Job Seeker products at Indeed. For the last 10 years, he's been helping millions of people get jobs. Along the way, he's made some good product decisions and some terrible ones. He used to think he had great ideas, but being wrong all the time cured him of that. Now all he wants is scientific evidence. He was analytical before it was cool. It's not cool, and it never has been, but he's still hoping. Someday. Someday…