Interviews (19)

Interview with Ambassador of the Month: Dr. Tim Weingärtner

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Tell us a bit about yourself Tim, what are you doing? My position is Vice Dean and I’m responsible for research at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, School for Information Technology. The school will start 2016 and will bring together the already existing disciplines of Technical Computer Science and Economic Computer Science.…

Interview with Andrey Sebrant from Yandex

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Born 1954 in Moscow, graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1977, PhD in Physics. Since 1995, was working in the field of internet marketing: Marketing Director of Glasnet (ISP), General Producer of Lycos Russia, Director of Product Marketing at Yandex since 2004. Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Internet Marketing (Russia) since 2001. How…

Lean UX: 5 Lessons from the Prussian Army

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We would like to introduce Colman Walsh, one of our speakers at Product Management Festival 2015. Colman is the owner and founder of and has worked in user experience design for over 16 years. An alumnus of two world-class UX agencies – Sapient and iQ Content – he has worked with blue-chip clients in…

Concept behind the PMF 2015

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Here at the Product Management Festival, we are committed to providing an exciting and thought provoking conference. So for 2015, we will not only have some of the best product managers and inspiring leaders attending, but we have decided to give a new structure to the presentations and workshops at the PMF. This structure is…

Interview with PMF Ambassador Gerald Weith

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This week we have invited Gerald Weith, one of our key Ambassadors for the Product Management Festival to share his experiences and opinions on our blog.  With over 5 years experience in product management, Gerald is an active member of the community and currently he works as a consultant for Leanovate in Berlin. Get your…

Meet and Greet the New PMF Product Manager

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We would like to introduce our new Product Manager, Iulia Porneala.  Her personal mission is to raise the success of the Product Management Festival to new heights. First of all, let us congratulate you on joining the Product Management Festival team.  Can you explain briefly to our readers what your role will be? I am…

Don’t make a mistake twice. Make new ones! #PMF14

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Christian Konz is a product management expert, passionate blogger, trainer, networker and structural designer This guest post was originally posted by Christian Konz on  Ken Norton from Google Ventures has a very relaxed attitude towards mistakes. Not that he likes to make them. Yet at Google Ventures, the venture capital subsidiary of Google, it seems to be a fundamental belief that mistakes…

Interview with Stacy-Marie Ishmael

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Stacy-Marie Ishmael is vice president of communities at the Financial Times, based in New York. She will be speaking at the Product Management Festival on the topic of “That which we call product management / by any other name, even more difficult”.  First of all, let us congratulate you for this great position at Financial Times.…

Interview with Trevor Rotzien

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Trevor Rotzien is instructor and product manager at AIPMM. He will be speaking at the Product Management Festival on the topic of “Advanced Product Management:  From Idea to Launch, The Inbound Skills – Preparing You to be a Certified Product Manager and “9 Things Exceptional Product Team Managers Do Differently” How did you become a product manager?…

Interview with Michael Eckhardt

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Michael Eckhardt is Managing Director & Senior Workshop Leader at Chasm Institute, is a veteran of Price Waterhouse, Harbridge Consulting, HP and Pepsico.  He will be speaking at the Product Management Festival on the topic of “Crossing the Chasm 3.0— Key Tools / Insights / Examples from our Newest 2014 Edition” (2-Days Workshop) and “7 Deadly Sins:…