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Product Management Careers Panel + Info Session

General Assembly - San Francisco

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

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Product Management Careers Panel + Info Session

Wednesday, October 30th, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

SCHEDULE: 
6:30pm - 7:30pm Product Management Info Session
7:30pm - 8:30pm Product Management Career Panel
8:30pm - 9:00pm Networking and libations

ABOUT THIS Panel

Great Product Managers come from all different backgrounds. From design to marketing to engineering to accounting, and they’re here to tell you about making that transition. Hear from leaders in the field about how their careers lead them to product management, and how their past experiences apply to the work they do currently.

Come early to hear about the Product Management 10-week evening course at the info session. Stay late to mingle and enjoy libations.


TAKEAWAYS

  • Learn how to turn your past experiences into a PM career
  • What Product Managers do and why is matters to the tech industry
  • Hear how others have transitioned to careers they love

 

PREREQS & PREPARATION

Ambition and passion for teamwork.

ABOUT THE Speakers

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Paul Chong 
Product Manager
Zynga

Paul Chong is a product manager at Zynga, the pioneer in social gaming. While at Zynga, he has developed game features, which have yielded over $5M in revenue, and worked on building out Zynga's web and mobile platforms. 
Before Zynga, Paul was a product manager on Microsoft's mobile advertising platform, and has completed stints in management consulting and investment banking. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and is originally from New Zealand. You can find him on Twitter @paulc_nz.

Victor Oliveros Photo

Victor Oliveros 
Director of Product
Taptera, Inc.

Victor Oliveros is the Head of Product at Taptera - a company that builds apps for enterprise. Prior to becoming a product manager, he was an iOS and Android developer where he built apps that ranged from social games, lifestyle apps, and productivity tools. He made the leap from dev to product manager because of his passion for code, design, and most importantly, people.

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Ryan Hoover 
Director of Product
Play Haven

Ryan is the Director of Product at PlayHaven, Creator of Startup Edition, and active blogger with essays featured in PandoDaily, Forbes, and Fast Company.

Before working in product management, Ryan worked in marketing fresh out of college as intern turned full-time hire.


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When & Where


General Assembly San Francisco @ Hattery
414 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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General Assembly - San Francisco

General Assembly is a global network of campuses for individuals seeking opportunity and education in technology, design, and business.

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