Leadership insights for product professionals

Sensory

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Watertown, MA

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Take your product team to the next level

Great products start with great teams. Communication and team building can be as instrumental to your success as shipping features and building out a roadmap. During Sensory, you’ll hear from two of the top digital product leaders who have perfected the art and science of creating powerful products and teams. You’ll leave armed with elevated hard and soft skills needed to conquer any challenge that comes your way.

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Speakers

Patrick Petitti

Patrick Petitti

CEO and Co-Founder at Catalant

Patrick Petitti is the co-founder and CEO of Catalant, the leading technology platform delivering elite business talent. Catalant has built a global network of more than 27,000 boutique consulting firms, custom teams, and independent experts, as well as best-in-class software tools for engaging and managing this market. Prior to founding Catalant, Petitti was a consultant at negotiation and conflict management consulting firm Vantage Partners, and before that at Booz Allen Hamilton.

Nate Walkingshaw

Nate Walkingshaw

Chief Experience Officer at Pluralsight

Nate, most widely known for his keen product development methodologies and passions, started his first company in 2004. He’s sold companies to Stryker and Strava before founding a technology research and development division inside O.C. Tanner Recognition Company. In January 2015, Nate was named the Chief Product Officer for Pluralsight—a leader in online learning for professionals. His passions are his family, running, biking, burritos and doughnuts.

Schedule

Registration & Breakfast

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Introductions

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Make it ‘til you make it

Patrick Petitti

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With a concept and a desire to keep costs down, Patrick Petitti used iterative prototyping to validate his business concepts, prove customer demand and secure $33MM in funding. See the early prototypes that proved Catalant’s (formerly HourlyNerd) concept and learn how prototyping can save you time and money while harnessing the power of customer feedback.

Break

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Beautiful products, beautiful people (Part I)

Nate Walkingshaw

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Come learn the nuances of building really great products and teams. In this workshop, you’ll learn soft and hard skills to realign your business around and in support of the product. Learn how to create a vision and strategy that your leadership team and business can get behind, plus the execution phases of building and delivering a product at scale.

Lunch

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Beautiful products, beautiful people (Part II)

Nate Walkingshaw

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Come learn the nuances of building really great products and teams. In this workshop, you’ll learn soft and hard skills to realign your business around and in support of the product. Learn how to create a vision and strategy that your leadership team and business can get behind, plus the execution phases of building and delivering a product at scale.

Wrap-up & Goodbyes

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How we work Process

Learn how we partner to create exceptional websites and digital products.

Product Hero Talin Wadsworth

Learn how Talin leads the team at Adobe responsible for the newest Creative Cloud tool: Experience Design (XD).