pcamp2016

SESSION PROPOSAL: Leveraging Your Profession for Your Passion

Combining your Product/Project Management skills and passion for serving the community makes great BBQ!

 

BIO:

Jody Pollack is an accomplished Project Manager in the IT and Product Development space. He is currently leading a 300 volunteer "army" getting ready for the 4th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Competition & Festival that grew from a 900 attendee parking lot event into a 5000 attendee community festival.

SESSION PROPOSAL: Does Agile development work in a B2B Company?

Given the "agile" nature of agile development, can a B2B software company properly manage client expectations and do agile development? (I'm happy to facilitate discussion but only have experience from the client side)

 

BIO:

Whitney Gibbs is the Program and Product Manager for The Coca-Cola Company's Digital Media Exchange. In that role, she manages the operations and product roadmap for the digital asset management system. Prior to her role with DMeX, she worked with the Social Connections team at The Coca-Cola Company and had a variety of communications roles with various political organizations across the state.

Session Proposal: 5 Key Measurements for Product Success – What metrics we use internally at Pendo and why

As a provider of product analytics, one of the consistent questions we get is how to make sense of the data, and what should product teams look to measure. This session will walk through the key metrics that we use internally to measure the health of our customers and success of our product. We will look at how product teams can make usage data actionable, and ways that they can gather data and calculate metrics whether using our platform or not.

BIO

Michael Peach is the Head of Product Marketing for Pendo where he leads messaging, positioning, and launch activities for Pendo’s product success platform. Prior to joining Pendo marketing program director at IBM where he led marketing and demand generation initiatives for their mobile, application integration and business process management portfolios. He has also held product management and business development roles for several small and early-stage technology companies.

Session Propsal: Real World Success Stories – Making the Transition from Tactical Products to Strategic Solutions

Join Sarah Stansberry, Senior Vice President of Solutions Marketing at Equifax, and Mike Madison, Director of Product Management at SAI Global as they share their product marketing and product management success stories. This town hall will feature perspectives on how two organizations made the transition from managing and marketing tactical products for users to delivering, marketing and selling solutions that have strategic value to the executive buyer.

BIO

John Mansour is the founder and managing partner of Proficientz, Inc., a training and consulting firm that specializes in B2B Product Portfolio Management & Marketing. John has more than 25 years experience in high technology product management, product marketing, marketing communications and sales in B2B organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000

Session Proposal: I Want to be a Product Manager!

Discuss the ideal background that makes a career move into product management easier and learn how to climb the career ladder once you're there. Even if you don't want to be a Director or VP, there are several options for upward mobility to grow your career.

Bio: 

John Mansour is the founder and managing partner of Proficientz, Inc., a training and consulting firm that specializes in B2B Product Portfolio Management & Marketing. John has more than 25 years experience in high technology product management, product marketing, marketing communications and sales in B2B organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000.