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Product Council NYC Inaugural Event

8/15/2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Our Mission:

We provide entrepreneurs and agencies a fresh new outlet for critical feedback, ideation, and improvement of their products. Each month a curated audience of product managers, makers, and founders gather to learn valuable lessons and insight from experienced product owners as they discuss three new startups. Presentations are between 7-10 minutes in length each followed by a short Q&A session initiated by our expert panel of product owners.

What makes this event unique?

As product managers, we think about the problem first, so we don't start with a demo. Before each startup can show off their goods, the expert council of three will propose solutions for the problem the anonymous startup is trying to solve. What ensues is sure to be a unique exploration of the strategic, creative, and critical thinking behind product design.

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Council Expert Panel:

Wyatt Jenkins: Currently VP of Product at Shutterstock where he joined in 2009. Wyatt has grown the product organization from a single development team to currently 12 cross functional teams spanning product development from Search algorithms to customer experience, Video, Mobile and a few new business lines. Shutterstock is a technology organization and one of the largest two-sided marketplaces whose mission it is to connect creative professionals with the best photos, vectors, illustrations and video from thousands of contributors around the globe. Shutterstock has recently added new products to our organization including our premium image site Offset, our sister company Bigstock, an online learning business Skillfeed and our innovation platformShutterstock Labs. Prior to Shutterstock I was an early partner in Beatport from 2003 - 2009 which I served on the board until it recently sold in early 2013.

Tom Limongello: Currently VP of Product Marketing at Crisp Media, and an MD for NYC with Tom is a tireless alpha tester, promoter, and designer of consumer products that include mobile advertising UX at Crisp, food products at Unilever and internet memes, such as the Failwhale, in his free time. Tom has experience working in various roles spanning from Sales & BD, PR & Marketing to Product Management, and in various places like Shanghai, Chicago & Tokyo but calls NYC home. Tom is also a contributing writer for PandoDaily and other tech publications.

Problems and solutions presented by:

Kieth Fiore who will be presenting his team's solution for sucky mobile banner ads.

2 more coming!



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