"How can I build an effective roadmap that embodies my product strategy? What’s the best way for my roadmap process to ensure alignment and build consensus with all the stakeholders? What is the appropriate balance between strategic priorities and tactical items? What is the ideal mix of business analysis, market data, customer feedback, and PM insight to build a defensible roadmap? What processes or frameworks I can use to build an ideal roadmap?"
Are you searching for answers to these questions? AWIP Boston is excited to bring you a panel of successful product leaders who will share how they have addressed these questions and more in their successful careers leading large product organizations. Their best practices and expert tips will give you actionable advice and hands-on strategies to build & communicate effective product roadmaps, to help boost your credibility as a product manager and leader. Join us. Men and Women, both welcome.
Shreedhar (Shree) Shirgurkar is a Director of Product Management at Boston office of the Boston Consulting Group and is a core member of BCG's Omnia division. He has more than 20 years of experience in software product development and management. As a product management professional, Shree has introduced new and managed established SaaS and enterprise software products. He has a degree in Engineering from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MBA from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Nancy Riley is the General Manager and VP of Product for HubSpot's Ecosystem Product Group. Nancy’s mission is to connect HubSpot to innovative technologies and services that help organizations grow better. Prior to joining HubSpot, she was a product leader at EnerNOC and Sun Microsystems/Oracle. With an engineering background and experience across multiple industries and disciplines, she brings a systems thinking approach and a passion for solving customer problems with great products. Nancy holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's in engineering and management, both from MIT.
Paul Morville, Founder and Senior Vice President, Product Management has been working and leading product organizations for over 20 years, having held roles in Engineering, Product Management, Business Development and M&A. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Product Management for Carbon Black. Paul was responsible managing a product organization of 60+ professionals and for defining the direction of Carbon Black’s overall portfolio, representing approximately $250M in ARR. He joined Carbon Black through the 2016 acquisition of Confer, where he was co-founder. Prior to founding Confer, Paul was VP Product Management and Corporate Business Development for Arbor Networks and helped take Arbor from zero to $150m / yr in annual sales. He led the sale of the company to the Danaher Corporation in 2010. Paul holds an MBA with Distinction from Michigan’s Ross School of Business. He lives in Acton, MA with his wife, 3 daughters and a wayward labradoodle.
6:00 - 6:30 pm: Registration & AWIP Welcome
6:30 - 7:15 pm: Panel Discussion
7:15 - 7:30 pm: Q&A
7:30 - 8:00 pm: Networking & Close