I give product leadership talks & workshops worldwide. I live in San Francisco.
Click below to watch my "Netflix Culture" talk (NPS of 79):
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.
9/24: First Horizon Leadership Forum in Memphis TN, “Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions”
10/3: Foundrs Group in London, “Product Strategy Workshop”
10/10: Verkada’s “Women in Tech” event in Palo Alto (“Wicked Hard Decisions” no-slides dinner)
10/15: ProductTank SF, “Hacking Your Product Leader Career”
10/16: Reach Capital “Founder’s Day” in SF: “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture”
10/17: SkipCard in SF, “Hacking Your Product Leader Career”
10/22-11/3: Japan (Backpacking!)
11/4: Pendo in NYC, “Product Strategy Workshop”
11/7: ProductBC “Hacking Your Product Career” Morning Workshop (afternoon is sold-out)
11/13: PM Festival in Zurich, Private Leadership Session (afternoon/evening)
11/14: PM Festival in Zurich, “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture” keynote (morning)
11/14: PM Festival in Zurich, “AMA: How to Be an Engaging Speaker” (morning)
11/15: PM Festival in Zurich, “Hacking Your Product Leader Career” half-day workshop (morning)
11/15: PM Festival in Zurich, “Product Strategy & Leadership” half-day workshop (afternoon)
11/20: Productized in Lisbon, “Hacking Your Product Leader Career” all-day workshop (sold-out)
11/22: Productized in Lisbon, “Netflix’s Customer Obsession” keynote (morning)
11/20-22: Productized in Lisbon, “Hacking Your Career” Workshop (sold out)
11/27-12/1: Thanksgiving in Stonington, CT
12/2: OfficeVibe in Montreal, “Netflix” Wicked Hard Decisions” no-slides dinner
12/3: OfficeVibe in Montreal, “Product Strategy Workshop”
12/3: ProductTank in Montreal, “How Netflix Built an Innovative Culture.”
3/9: Industry Conference, Dublin. “Product Strategy Workshop”
3/10-3/11: Industry Conference in Dublin. “Netflix: Wicked Hard Decisions.”
3/12: Beyond in London, “Product Strategy Workshop” (all-day)
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.)