October 6-7th, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM PDT

PM Upskill Lounge is a 2-day event dedicated to taking your Product Management career to the next level

This event has concluded. Thanks to everyone that participated!
We’re throwing two days of workshops, panels, & live Q&A, and presentations by gathering the brightest and most talented minds in the PM space
“The most hyped PM event for 2021.”

Who’s it for?

Directors of Product Management
Directors of Design
Chief Product Officers
Scrum Masters
Senior Designers

What’s in it for me?

Share in the experiences of the top PMs in North America.
Become a better leader and earn more money with your career.
Network with people like you and create peer groups for communitiy.
Earn cool points with your team by participating in an industry event.
Know the best tools/resources on the market. Learn how to apply them today.

Anything else?

🎉 This event is free to invited guests only and will be capped at 200 participants
🎁 There will be free swag and giveaways from your favorite brands
💬 This event will happen on StreamYard and include breakout rooms for discussion and networking

🎙️ Speakers

Leading Product Teams

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Hiring for Product Teams 101

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Notion FTW for PMs

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How PM Skills Prepare You to Be a Better Founder

Connecting teams with Mindfulness

Managing Project In the Metaverse

Managing Project In the Metaverse

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9:00AM - 9:50AM  PDT

Cultivating Cohesion

Samuel Khew, Product Manager
(Way Too Digital)

10:00AM - 10:50AM PDT

Notion for PM Workshop

Josh Redd, Consultant

11:00AM - 11:50AM PDT

20 Mindful Tips

Frank Bach, Lead Product Designer

12:00PM - 12:30PM PDT


12:30PM - 1:20PM PDT

Moving into PM Through a Non-Traditional Path

Rance Collins, PM Upskill Lounge Panel Moderator
(Sessions Live)

Mahek Hooda, Product Manager

Mya Imtiaz, Product Management Leadership
(Loblaw Digital)

Calix Quan, Director of Growth
(Sessions Live)

1:30PM - 2:20PM PDT

Quarterly Product Iteration Planning

Pushpa Pandya, PM Upskill Lounge Panel Moderator

2:30PM - 3:20PM PDT

The Road to Leadership

Pushpa Pandya, PM Upskill Lounge Panel Moderator

Steve Van Mierlo, Product Leadership

Murtaza Husain, Director of Product Management

Aaron Roy, Senior Product Manager

3:30PM - 4:20PM PDT

SupDucks and the Verticals of NFT IP

Franky Aguilar, Head Captain

4:30PM - 5:30PM PDT

Product Management Challenges and Solutions in the world of Blockchain

Ben McMaster, Product Manager


9:00AM - 9:50AM PDT

Moving Into a Technical PM Track Through a Non-Traditional Path

Helen McCann, Product Manager, Developer Experience

10:00AM - 10:50AM PDT

Managing Skunkworks Projects

Ben Lee, CEO

Greg Buckner, Partner & CTO

Brady DeForest, CEO

Richard Porter, Product Manager

Will Donovan, Operations Center Specialist

11:00AM - 11:50AM PDT

Defining Product Success

Jesus Cagide, Product Leader

12:00PM - 12:30PM PDT


12:30PM - 1:20PM PDT

Manage Product Like a Musician

Ben Jones, Product Management Leader

1:30PM - 2:20PM PDT

How to get promoted as a Product Manager

Kristin Peterson, Group Lead, Product Management

2:30PM - 3:20PM PDT

Product Discovery & Design Thinking

Rance Collins, PM Upskill Lounge Panel Moderator
(Sessions Live)

Dane Storrusten, Senior Creative Director

Michael Rotella, Product Leader
(Weight Watchers)

Akash Mukhurjee, Senior Product Manager

3:30PM - 4:20PM PDT

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Product

Christopher Lee, Product Manager
(Ernst & Young)

4:30PM - 5:30PM PDT

Meditation Practices for Productivity

Avery Whitmore, Meditation Coach
(Tik Tok)

A little bit about our last event...

A great product manager has the brain of an engineer, the heart of a designer, and the speech of a diplomat.
– Deep Nishar, Vice President of Product at LinkedIn


When is the event?

The event is October 6th and 7th from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm PDT

Where will this event take place?

This event will be virtual. We will be using StreamYard.

How do I register for this event?

This event is invite-only. There is no cost to attend, but you must submit an application. Criteria will be included in the application.

Who should I contact for more information about this event?

Please e-mail our Event Producer, Christoper dela Cruz (christoper@pmlounge.io).

Do I have to Attend All the Sessions?

No you do not have to attend all the sessions. The great thing about our our event being virtual is that there is no full day commitment.

Who is throwing this event?

We're a team of people passionate about product who wanted to create a safe place to share PM stories. We launched ProductManagerConfidential earlier this year and this will be our kick-off launch event.

How do I know if my computer will be compatible with the platform?

StreamYard is compatible with all major devices and browsers. Head over here to ensure you're good. You also can watch the event from your mobile device.

Will there be networking opportunities?

Absolutely! We will be having breakout rooms during the two days where you could network with your peers.

Product Management Virtual Conference 2021 - Online Event
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