I give product leadership talks & workshops worldwide. I live in San Francisco.
Participants at the Reach/Emerson “Product Strategy Workshop” in Palo Alto:
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Click here for a PDF of the presentation.
Click below to watch “Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions” at CNN/Turner in Atlanta (NPS = 83).
I just launched a 12-part essay entitled, “How to Define Your Product Strategy” on Medium.
If you are time-starved, here is the executive summary of my Product Strategy series, along with a link to pre-formatted Google Slides to define your product strategy.
Speakers, aspiring speakers, and meetup/conference organizers: I just published a video, “How to Give a Rockstar Product Talk.”
I have a new talk, “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture.” Click here to watch.
8/20: Product Leader Summit Dinner in SF
8/21: Reach Capital in SF: “Netflix’s Wicked Hard Decisions”
8/22: Reach and Emerson Collective in Palo Alto, “Product Strategy Workshop”
8/23: Capital One in Richmond, VA, “Hacking Your Product Leader Career”
8/23: Capital One in Richmond, VA, “Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions”
8/28-9/2 Burning Man!
9/4-9/6: INSEAD in Paris, “Product Management Executive Program”
9/10: Pendo’s “Pendomonium” in Raleigh, NC, “Hacking Your Product Leader Career”
9/11: Products That Count in San Jose, CA, “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture”
9/12: Optimizely’s “Opticon 19” in SF, “Netflix’s Customer Obsession”
9/13: Connected’s “Product Leader Breakfast” in Boston, “Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions”
9/19: Product Leader Summit dinner in Redwood City, CA
9/19: Product Leader Summit in Redwood City, CA, “Leadership Workshop”
9/26: OfficeVibe in Montreal, “Product Strategy Workshop”
9/26: ProductTank in Montreal, “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture.”
10/3 & 4: Beyond in London, “Product Strategy Workshop”
10/7-10/18: SF Bay Area Events Only (no airline travel allowed!)
10/10: “Netflix’s Wicked Hard Decisions” no-slides dinner with Verkada
10/15: ProductTank SF
10/16: Reach Capital “Founder’s Day” in SF
10/17: SkipCard in SF, “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture”
10/22-11/3: Japan (Backpacking!)
11/4: Pendo in NYC, “Product Strategy Workshop”
11/7: ProductBC “Hacking Your Product Career” Workshop
11/12-15: PM Festival in Zurich
11/20-22: Productized in Lisbon
As the former VP of Product at Netflix, Chief Product Officer at Chegg, SVP Product at The Learning Company, and a Producer at Electronic Arts, I have lots of experience building world-class products, teams, and companies.
Every year I co-host an invite-only 130-person Product Leader Summit. The next one is in Redwood City, CA on 9/19/2019.
My wife, Kristen Hege, is a physician/scientist working to cure cancer, my daughter Kelsey, lives in Boston (and follows Mom's career path) while daughter Brit has career aspirations more like mine. (Read more about Brit here.)