Product Poker: Winning Strategies for Product Development
Instructor: Christopher O'Donnell
Product development and playing poker are not unrelated skills. With the right approach, the best strategy, and proper execution, you can set yourself (and your organization) up for fantastic success.
Learn to apply 7 strategies of professional poker players to your product development process. Maximize the market potential of your ideas and the talent of your development team with these cunning tips. Walk away knowing how to:
- Get the right information, at the right price, before committing to major development investments
- Capitalize fully when you hold the strongest cards and make as much money as possible
- Choose your spots wisely, set yourself up to win from the beginning of your startup with a new feature or product
About the Instructor
Christopher O'Donnell is Director, Product Management at Hubspot. Christopher joined HubSpot as a part of the Performable acquisition in June of 2011. Prior to joining Performable, in Fall of 2010, Christopher managed a team of designers and product managers serving the largest customers in the world: our nation's various military and intelligence organizations. In parallel, he started and drove a content-driven social media marketing effort that today boasts over a million readers. Prior to working in online marketing and product development, Christopher operated a music production business, where he put his B.A. in Music from Brown University to good use. Christopher also maintains a fascination with pricing optimization software, and co-created (with Aaron White) Price Intelligently.
When & Where
Intelligent.ly helps rapidly scaling startups grow their managers into highly effective leaders through its management development Exchange program (new managers), EMERGE program (individual contributors), company communication workshops, and special events.
Founded in 2012 by Sarah Hodges and Dave Balter as a way to connect the tech community, Intelligent.ly is Boston’s go-to organization for leadership development.