Product Mini Conference DC - November 2019

Nov 6, 2019
| Wednesday
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
MotoRefi
Product School presents
Who Should Come?
Meet amazing speakers with over 10 years of experience and learn from them about Brand, Product Management, User Research and Tech in a Startup! Designers, managers, and developers are all very welcome to join our insightful and inspiring event!

Schedule and Speakers

6:00
Networking
6:20 PM
Tackling Big, Hairy Problems: Where Do We Start?
by Cass Olson
Senior User Experience Designer at MotoRefi
Cass is a design leader with 10+ years of experience in interactive, UX, print, brand, motion, and experiential design.
6:50 PM
Qualitative User Experience Research
by Aviva Stone
Product Manager at mHelpDesk
An agile SaaS Product Manager with experience in early stage startups and lean product teams. She has been called "customer experience obsessed" and constantly strive to build better products both for users and the business. Everyday she challenges both sides of my her brain to produce data-driven creative human-centered solutions to real-world problems.
7:20 PM
Guess the Product Game
by Vlad Korobov
Community Organizer at Product School
We will play an interactive game and perform instant user research.
7:30 PM
Case Study: Research about UX designers
by Joshua Selfe
Vice President of Strategic Innovation at Circadence
1 part biz, 2 parts geek, and 1 part everything else it takes to run a company. I believe in doing good work well, and leaders have a responsibility to lead with humanity. (#reboot) My current passion is UX and Design research.
8:00 PM
The Startup CTO's Toolbox
John started his career as a test engineer for a third-party test house, validating performance claims of top tech companies, evaluating hundreds of networking, security, and compute solutions. He picked up first R, then python to wrangle the ever-growing datasets and analyses

Always having a love of sensors and distributed computing, his hobbies devolved into building DIY projects of questionable utility, hacking together solutions, and designing theoretical hardware.

Has since co-founded 2 startups, first being real-time fantasy football game, and more recently at Edge Tech Labs, where he developed and launched the DrinkMate and Fret Zealot product lines.

In this most recent role, he has been involved in 5 successful Kickstarter campaigns, gained 10,000+ platform users, and has never stopped pursuing useful technologies and making/breaking things.
8:30 PM
Clean up and Closing
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