Frameworks Workshop - Scaling Your Startup: Innovating With Product Management & Design Thinking




     Scaling Your Startup:
Innovating With Product Management & Design Thinking

presented by
  Software Product Academy
Thursday, June 20, 2019
8:00am - 8:30am Registration & Light Breakfast
8:30am - 11:30am Program
4110 Campus Point Ct
San Diego, CA 92121

Innovation is crucial in startups lifecycle and can drive the growth necessary to scale & achieve competitive advantage in a larger market.  This presentation will give introduction to product management and design thinking and related tools and techniques adapted to help startups scale their business.  It will include optional hands on experience using select templates and tools for participants. 

The presentations will be followed by a dynamic panel discussion about the ‘real life’ applications of these tools and techniques by distinguished entrepreneurs and senior executives.

What you will learn:

  • Design Thinking for Strategic Advantage & Impact
  • Product Management Methodologies, Tools and Techniques with optional hands on select exercises to develop Strategic Canvas, Product RoadMap, Market Segmentation, and Pricing Canvas.

Who should attend:

  • Startup entrepreneurs and product leaders ready to scale product/service
  • Engineering/marketing/product executives of established companies interested in innovation
  • Product Management Executives and Leaders
  • Aspiring technology professionals interested in Design Thinking and Product Management


Devang Thakkar, CEO and Founder of Software Product Academy                  

Deepa Prahalad, Author and innovation consultant


Adam Riggs-Zeigen, Founder and Chief Rocker, Rock My World Media

Jason Knapp, VP ViaSat

Santhosh Nair, Sr. Director, ThermoFisher          

  • $25 for Non-Members
  • $15 for CONNECT Members & EIR/Mentors
  • Free for Current Springboard Companies

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CONNECT's Frameworks program is a collection of educational workshops, 
led by industry experts, designed to expand an entrepreneur’s business acumen.

CONNECT is a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. By creating an environment in which entrepreneurs and C-suite executives have access to the people, capital, and technology resources they need for success, CONNECT has assisted in the formation and development of more than 3,000 companies since 1985. Widely regarded as one of the world’s most successful organizations linking entrepreneurs and C-suite executives with the resources they need for the commercialization of innovative products and services; our program has been modeled in more than 50 regions around the world.

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