19 March 2019

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

FREE

Academy Xi, 48 Druitt Street, Sydney 2000

Event Descriptions

A staggering 95% of startups fail. One of the main reasons for the high failure rate of ideas and businesses is creating products that the market did not want in the first place.

The ability to use customer research and insights to create desirable products that meet market demand is known as product-market fit. So how can you ensure that you can find product-market fit, and how can you use this to ensure market success?

At our panel, How to Create Desirable Tech Products People love, we’ll explore:

  • What is product-market fit?
  • Why is it important to achieve product-market fit?
  • The principles of a strong product team
  • The different roles for engineers, designers, and Product Managers in a tech team
  • The relevance of customer development and discovery research

Speakers

Andrea Ho

Product Manager at Ansarada

Andrea Ho is a Product Manager at Ansarada and has created products for early stage startups and large multinational organisations. At Ansarada, Andrea works on the mobile Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning projects. Her passion for solving problems and creating great products has led her to look for ways to automate processes, ideas, and solutions.

Paul Middleton

Head of Product at CAMPAIGNxpress

Paul Middleton is the Head of Product at SaaS startup CAMPAIGNxpress. Paul's formal career in Product Management began after he sold his multi-national ecommerce business to focus on the aspects of business management that made him happy: developing a deep understanding of customer pain points to create technology-based products that make a difference, especially for small businesses.

Paul is passionate about efficiency and reducing wastefulness, and so adopts a lean approach to product development. Paul considers himself a "full-stack" product manager and has coded a number of applications from scratch using the Ruby on Rails framework.

Kwan Ho Chan

Product Manager at ReachOut Australia

Kwan works as a Product Manager at ReachOut, Australia’s leading NFP digital mental health organisation for young people. At ReachOut, Kwan currently works on the Parents and Schools range of digital products. He believes that finding product/market fit is the first step in creating a sustainable product and is focused on understanding user behavior and a balanced approach in delivering value to both users and business.

Peter Petrovski

Product Owner at the Iconic

A dynamic product leader with 10 years of experience and a strong passion for innovation and emerging tech. I’ve launched consumer products from concept to market, leading teams in fast-paced and progressive digital environments across Entertainment, Retail, Health, Real Estate and Marketing industries.

Dates and fees

Tuesday

19 March 2019

6:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm

FREE

Location

Academy Xi,
48 Druitt Street,
Sydney 2000

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