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The MIT Product Conference is a student-led event at MIT Sloan School of Management. At this year's inaugural product conference, cross- functional leaders will come together for engaging dialogue on the changing landscape of product management, product leadership of the future, and how to enter and advance in the industry

The conference will also feature a Google sponsored hackathon and opportunities to connect with speakers and 400+ attendees (including students from MIT, HBS, Wharton, Duke, Kellogg Northeastern, Babson, etc, and will be held at MIT’s Kresge Auditorium on February 24, 2023

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Registration/Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM - Keynote

Opening remarks by Conference Co-Chairs

Speakers: Caterina Castellano, Francis James, and Rishabh Goyal

9:15 AM - 9:55 AM - Fireside Keynote

1 to 100, Building and Scaling Impactful Products

Speaker - Hugo Barra (CEO, Detect I Ex-Meta, Ex-Google)

Moderator - David Lakatos (CPO, FormLabs)

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM - Fireside Chat

Product and Society: Building Mindful Products

Speakers - Dave Dame (Director of Accessibility, Microsoft), Dev Bala (ex-CPO, Sentropy)

Moderator - Sahil Joshi (Principal Lead, Google)

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM- Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM - Panel

0 to 1: Optimizing Your Product Journey from Ideation to Launch

Speakers - Dávid Lakatos (CPO, Formlabs), Robin Chase (Co-Founder & Ex- CEO, ZipCar), Mick Mountz (Founder & CEO, Amazon Robotics)
Moderator - JJ Rorie (CEO, Great Product Management

11:55 AM - 12:55 PM - Showcase

Google Product Hackathon Showcase

1:00  PM - 2:00 PM- Lunch and Networking 

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM - Showcase

Announcement of Google Hackathon winners

2:15PM - 2:55 PM - Fireside Chat

Incubating New Business Ideas in a Corporate Environment

SpeakerNancy Wang (Director of Product, AWS)
r - Ryan Mason (Principal, BCGX)

3:00 PM - 3:40 PM - Panel

The nuances of Product Management for B2B Products

SpeakersAlexzandra Caldwell-Wenman (Snr. Director Of Product Tableau),

Deba Sahoo (SVP, Head of Product, Fidelity Investments)
Moderator: JJ Rorie (CEO, Great Product Management)

3:40 PM - 3:55 PM - Coffee Break

4:00 PM - 4:40 PM - Panel

The Key to KPIs: Measuring Product Success

Speakers - Suresh Vittal (CPO, Alteryx), Lee Weiner (CIO, Rapid7), Erik Holm (VP of PM, NewStore)
Moderator: Prof. Vivek Farias (Professor, MIT Sloan)

4:45 PM - 5:35 PM - Panel

Transitioning Into a PM Role

Speakers - Phill Deresa (Group PM Data & Analytics, Atlassian), Kie Watanabe (Group PM Payments, Hubspot), Eliseo Miranda (Group PM Autonomy, Gatik)
Moderator: John Ellsworth (BPMA)

5:40 PM - 5:55 PM - Keynote

Closing remarks by PM Club Co-Presidents

Speakers: Caroline Liegey and Priya Bhasin

5:55 PM - 7:25 PM - Networking

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