Product Management Conference – Mind the Product 2012 – London

Great news for everyone on the lookout for the next product management event… proudly presents Mind the Product 2012 – a conference for product managers, here in London.

We’re delighted to announce our first ever conference – Mind the Product 2012 – on Friday, September 28th at the Mermaid Conference Centre in London. Mind the Product 2012 is the first conference of its kind, bringing together product management leaders from around the world to explore the intersection of design, technology and business – the business of building great products.

We’ve got some great speakers lined up, from right across the board:

Marty Cagan, Managing Partner of Silicon Valley Product Group and the author of Inspired: How To Create Products Customers Love. During the course of the past 20 years, Marty Cagan has served as an executive responsible for defining and building products for some of the most successful companies in the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Netscape Communications, America Online, and eBay.

Tom Hulme is Design Director at IDEO, London, where he uses a human-centred innovation approach to design new businesses. A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, he has first-hand experience in building successful enterprises and, as a result, he has a thorough understanding of business. Hulme regularly speaks, writes and blogs on the topics of entrepreneurship, design thinking, open innovation and industry disruption.

Tom Loosemore, Deputy Director, UK Government Digital Services – working on single domain, user centred government website Tom has an impressive and rather privileged CV that spans Wired’s first UK magazine, head of web 2.0 for the BBC and digital strategy adviser for Ofcom, and heading Channel 4’s digital fund 4IP.

John Earner, EIR at Accel. John is a social gaming expert with experience building and scaling social gaming studios and hit titles. He was the first Product Manager at Playfish and managed both Pet Society and Restaurant City, both top Facebook games. He was then VP of Product Management globally for playfish globally before becoming the GM of Playfish’s London studios where he developed The Sims Social.

Matthew Ogle and Hannah Donovan, Co-founders of Matthew and Hannah are the product and design powerhouse behind and have continued their passion for building music products online with hit startup

We’ll also have a panel moderated by Nic Newman, currently a Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institue for the Study of Journalism and formerly Head Product Development and Technology at BBC News Interactive. Panelists will include Tanya Cordrey, Digital Development Director at Guardian News and Media, and Diana Stepner, Head of Future Technologies at Pearson.

Finally, we have two more amazing speakers that we’re not going to tell you about yet… Follow @mindtheproduct for more announcements!

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