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New York City | September 13, 2018 | 5:30 pm

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Join us for a discussion
on the future of product management

Should product managers have a technical background?

What’s the ideal composition of a product team?

Should companies make their roadmap public?

Who has the final say on product design?

Do these questions sound familiar? If you’re a product person — designer, engineer, or product manager — you’ve probably debated these questions with others on your team and at other companies.

Join us September 13 to hear our panel of product leaders weigh in on these, and other hotly debated questions in product and design.

Brian Crofts

 

Brian Crofts

CPO, Pendo

Brian Crofts is the chief product officer of Pendo, a product cloud that helps teams build amazing products. Throughout a career in finance and product management, Brian has been responsible for building high-performing teams, achieving business results/growth, innovation, and change management. Prior to Pendo, Brian spent 12 years at Intuit, leading global expansion for QuickBooks, Intuit’s suite of accounting and payroll SaaS solutions.

 

Brian Crofts


CPO, Pendo

Brian Crofts is the chief product officer of Pendo, a product cloud that helps teams build amazing products. Throughout a career in finance and product management, Brian has been responsible for building high-performing teams, achieving business results/growth, innovation, and change management. Prior to Pendo, Brian spent 12 years at Intuit, leading global expansion for QuickBooks, Intuit’s suite of accounting and payroll SaaS solutions.

Jeremy Clark

 

Jeremy Clark

Vice President of User Experience, Yext

As Vice President of User Experience, Clark heads up the team responsible for the Yext platform experience. Prior to joining Yext, he led a design-led product incubation team at Adobe, where his team of designers, developers and researchers craft unique, forward-looking solutions in partnership with media companies with a focus on Adobe’s digital publishing products.

 

Jeremy Clark


Vice President of User Experience, Yext

As Vice President of User Experience, Clark heads up the team responsible for the Yext platform experience. Prior to joining Yext, he led a design-led product incubation team at Adobe, where his team of designers, developers and researchers craft unique, forward-looking solutions in partnership with media companies with a focus on Adobe’s digital publishing products.

Nikki Kuritsky

 

Nikki Kuritsky

VP of Product, Shutterstock

In her current role as VP of Product at Shutterstock, Nikki is responsible for defining strategy and leading the product team to drive innovations that enable a marketplace for creative business professionals to find the highest quality content. Previously, Nikki was the VP of Product Development at Christie’s auction house and held various positions in the entertainment and publishing industries.

 

Nikki Kuritsky


VP of Product, Shutterstock

In her current role as VP of Product at Shutterstock, Nikki is responsible for defining strategy and leading the product team to drive innovations that enable a marketplace for creative business professionals to find the highest quality content. Previously, Nikki was the VP of Product Development at Christie’s auction house and held various positions in the entertainment and publishing industries.

Dan Storms

 

Dan Storms

VP of Product, Guest at XO Group

As Vice President of Product, Guest at XO Group Dan leads the product teams responsible for The Knot’s guest-facing products (wedding websites, registries, guest book, guest list manager) and commerce partnerships. Dan is also a Co-founder of NY Product Conference and Cornell Underground Entrepreneurs.

 

Dan Storms


VP of Product, Guest at XO Group

As Vice President of Product, Guest at XO Group Dan leads the product teams responsible for The Knot’s guest-facing products (wedding websites, registries, guest book, guest list manager) and commerce partnerships. Dan is also a Co-founder of NY Product Conference and Cornell Underground Entrepreneurs.

Teresa Dietrich

 

Teresa Dietrich

Global Head of Product & Engineering, McKinsey New Ventures

In her role as Global Head of Product & Engineering, Teresa is building a Product Accelerator within McKinsey to partner with internal entrepreneurs with identified business opportunities to create solutions with deep value, high quality, and superior usability to deepen and extend their client impact. Teresa is helping build out Product Development teams in Chicago, New York and Prague, to build products with top notch agile teams.

 

Teresa Dietrich


Global Head of Product & Engineering, McKinsey New Ventures

In her role as Global Head of Product & Engineering, Teresa is building a Product Accelerator within McKinsey to partner with internal entrepreneurs with identified business opportunities to create solutions with deep value, high quality, and superior usability to deepen and extend their client impact. Teresa is helping build out Product Development teams in Chicago, New York and Prague, to build products with top notch agile teams.

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