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How Important Is Startup Experience vs MBA by Google Product Manager

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Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)

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All events are free to Product School Students & Alumni w/ Student Code
Feb 8, 2018 $10.00 $2.61
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Will be available on the day of event
Not Started $20.00 $3.16

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The journey to becoming a Product Manager is often unconventional, but it becomes all you focus when you determine it is for you. We will discuss the two most common paths, MBA and startups, while also exploring alternate opportunities that have proven equally as successful. I'll include real world examples that will focus on the unique benefits of each option, with an opportunity to answer your questions. Everyone's path is unique, and there is no one right way but there is a way that may be better for your situation.

Main takeaways:
-MBA is as much about networking as it is education
-Startups foster a large, but often unfocused, range of experiences and opportunities
-Planning two steps ahead is often the most valuable

Meet the Speaker: Jon Morgan

Jon Morgan is a robotics engineer with an MBA from Babson College. His love for startups developed while working on his senior project, Sabertooth Robot, as an undergrad at WPI, loving the creative freedom to find unique solutions to challenging problems. Prior to business school, he worked on military and consumer robots. While completing his MBA, he ventured into the startup world creating Si devices, an IoT company focused on B2B enterprises, via Butler Venture Accelerator. Jon moved to the Bay Area after Business School and joined the Product Management team at Google where he has been given an award for his focus on user experience. When he is not working on hardware development, he continues to advise startups and enjoys working on cars, snowboarding, and competing in triathlons.

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Product School San Francisco
415 Jackson Street, Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94111
San Francisco

Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PST)


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Product School

Product School is an education company that offers Product Management training in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles.


Our instructors are professionals with over 5 years of real-world product management experience working at renowned tech Companies like Google and LinkedIn, and other technology startups. Our students are professionals with over 3 years of experience in technology, business or design roles. 

All our classes are compatible with a regular work schedule and our campuses are conveniently located in each city where we operate.

This is not your traditional lecture class. Expect a healthy mix of group work, one-­on-ones with mentors, and a hands­-on experience building your own digital product from end to end. 

We are connected with local hiring partners and tech companies who are eager to meet our top Product School students.

 

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