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PRODUCT FOCUS: Innovation & Growth 2019

Innovation, Leadership & Strategy for Product Managers


Innovation Leadership for Product People

At Product Management & Innovation 2019 we work to engage product managers through leadership, motivating thought and inspiring positive change.  Over the past 11 years, thousands of product managers, designers, innovators, marketers and evangelists have attended and realized the evolution of the product management function.  Join us this Spring in Chicago for two days of learning and networking at PM&I2019.

This year’s event will explore product management, development and innovation from two distinct angles - AI & Advanced Technology, and Experience Design - as well as focusing on product management leadership and fundamentals.

2 Day Conference I Technology Showcase


Product Focus: Innovation & Growth 2019

May 16 & 17 - Chicago

Use Code TPE300 through 2/28/19 to receive the Early Registration $1299 rate!




2 Day Summit

Learn and network from leading product practitioners and thought leaders throughout two full days of keynotes, case studies, workshops and tactical sessions.

Sponsor Opportunities

Explore opportunities for your organization to gain exposure for your brand or technology, with a highly engaged audience of product managers.


Marquee Sponsor


Our 2019 Event Presenters


Working 2-Day Conference Agenda

Thursday, May 16th
Schedule Subject to Change

8:30am - Opening Keynote - Building a Culture of Innovation: Amy Bunzsel @ Autodesk

9:15am - Data-Driven Innovation - Driving Innovation through Real-Time Feedback: Michael Kanazawa @ Ernst Young

10:00am - Ideation & Innovation: Parag Vaish @ Google

10:45am - Networking Break

11:00am - AI & Innovation: The Next Frontier: TBA

11:45am - Technology Showcase: Technology & Innovation

12:00pm - Lunch

1:00pm - Prospecting for Innovation: Clay Newton @ Hotwire

1:45pm - Think Big, Start Small, Fail Fast: Alexandra Levich @ Google

2:30pm - Build or Buy - Innovation Through Partnerships: TBA

3:00pm - Networking Break

3:15pm - Technology Showcase: Technology & Innovation

3:30pm - An Innovator’s Journey: Greg McNeil @ Flex

4:00pm - innovation Leader’s Panel - AI, Advanced Technology & The Future of Product Innovation

Friday, May 17th
Schedule Subject to Change

8:30am - Coffee, Networking & Meet the Technology Sponsors

9:00am - Disruptive Innovation in an Age of AI - How will AI disrupt your world: TBA

9:45am - Growth Unhacking @ Yelp: Effi Fuks Leichtag @ Yelp!

10:30am - Design Thinking & Innovation: TBA

11:15am - Finding White Space - Identifying and Filling Gaps in Your Product Offering: TBA

11:45am - Technology Showcase: Technology & Innovation

12:00pm - Networking Lunch

1:00pm - Innovation through Digital Enablement: Combining Art & Data Science: Svetla Alexandrov @ Walmart Labs

1:45pm - Collaborative Innovation: TBA

2:30pm - Closing Address - Building a High Performance Innovation Team


Venue & Location Details




Located a stone’s throw from San Francisco International Airport, the Westin SFO is equally accessible for those in the CIty of San Francisco, Silicon Valley and abroad. The San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula is home to many of the nation’s most respected technology companies, making this the premier event for Bay Area product managers.

PM&I 2019 has a limited number of rooms blocked at a special rate exclusively for this event. Please book early to ensure you have accommodations at the event venue.

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