Speakers - Industry

2018 LINEUP

KEYNOTE

BJ NOVAK

ACCLAIMED ACTOR, WRITER & TECH ENTREPRENEUR

BJ Novak, a writer, actor, tech entrepreneur and comedian best known for his work on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning comedy “The Office”, will share his approach in creating wildly creative and successful products. And while a television script might seem to be much different than a software product, BJ will show that there’s more in common than we think.

KEYNOTE

SCOTT BELSKY

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER AT ADOBE

Scott is an executive, entrepreneur, investor, and now serves as Adobe’s Chief Product Officer. He’s also the bestselling author of Making Ideas Happen, and his upcoming book, The Messy Middle. Scott’s passion is to make the creative world more productive, connected, and adaptive to new technologies. He founded Behance, the leading online platform for the creative industry to showcase and discover creative work, and served as CEO until Adobe acquired Behance in 2012.

SACHIN REKHI

FOUNDER AND CEO OF NOTEJOY

TERESA TORRES

PRODUCT DISCOVERY COACH

ASH MAURYA

CREATOR OF THE LEAN CANVAS

MERCI VICTORIA GRACE

FORMER DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT AT SLACK

KYLE POYAR

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF MARKET STRATEGY AT OPENVIEW PARTNERS

JACKIE BAVARO

HEAD OF PRODUCT MANAGEMENT AT ASANA

SPENSER SKATES

CO-FOUNDER & CEO AT AMPLITUDE

DHEERJA KAUR

HEAD OF PRODUCT & DESIGN AT theSkimm

CATHERINE ULRICH

GENERAL PARTNER AT FIRSTMARK CAPITAL

TODD OLSON

CO-FOUNDER & CEO AT PENDO

CIARA PETER

SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT AT BOX

JON NORONHA

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT MANAGMENT AT OPTIMIZELY

JENNY WANGER

SENIOR PRODUCT MANAGER AT SPOTHERO

LATIF NANJI

CO-FOUNDER & CEO AT ROADMUNK

JEFF LASH

VP & GROUP DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT AT SIRIUSDECISIONS

NICK CALDWELL

VP OF ENGINEERING AT REDDIT

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BRIANNE KIMMEL

STARTUP INVESTOR & ADVISOR; FORMER GO TO MARKET AT ZENDESK

GIB BIDDLE

FORMER VP OF PRODUCT AT NETFLIX

NIKKI LEE

INNOVATION SPECIALIST AT 18F

EMILY WANG

HEAD OF PRODUCT AT SPOKE