NextBigWhat Meetup: Roles of a Product Manager

What does a Product Manager do? What are the different roles of a product manager? How does it differs in Enterprise vs. Consumer industry? What about MNC vs the Indian arm? What should a product manager do in the first 30, 60 and 90 days ?

Meetup Agenda

The meetup starts at 10: 30AM.

TimingTopicSpeaker
10:00 AMRegistration Begins
10:30 AMRoles of a Product ManagerAshish Sinha
11:00 AMFirst 30, 60 and 90 days as a fresh new product managerSanchit Juneja
11:30 AMAMA: Ask Anything (to the panel)You 🙂
11:45 AMAMA: Networking & Coffee BreakAll of us 🙂

Date : Sep 14th
Timing: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Venue: Gojek Office, Diamond District, Bangalore.
Pricing: This is a free event – free for ones who signup before Sep 9th.
Who should attend? Aspiring Product Managers, Current Product Managers and Founders (who are hiring their first product manager).


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Meetup Speakers

Sanchit Juneja, Group Product Manager (Gojek).

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Sanchit Juneja

Sanchit Juneja has done B.E. from NSIT, Delhi and MBA from ISB, Hyderabad. He has 10+ years of industry experience in tech and product roles across India, Africa, and South-east Asia with organizations such as National Instruments, Rocket Internet, AppsFlyer, and GoJek. Currently Group PM for Merchant Systems for Gojek.
Talk topic: The first 30,60 and 90 days of a product manager.

Ashish Sinha
Ashish Sinha

Ashish Sinha, NextBigWhat Academy.

Ashish Sinha is the founder of NextBigWhat and an instructor at NextBigWhat Academy’s Product Management Course.
Talk topic: Roles of a product manager (across different industries).

PS: The meetup is part of NextBigWhat’s Unboxing Product Management Series of events, webinars and activities.

If you are venturing into product management function – go ahead and apply for the upcoming batch of NextBigWhat Academy’s Product Management Course.

Announcing the next AMA: On Product Management with Shashank Mehta, Razorpay

Hello world.

The next edition of NextBigWhat’s Weekly AMA is scheduled for this Thursday (Sep 5th).

  • With: Shashank Mehta, Director of Product Strategy at Razorpay
  • When: Sep 5th, 8PM – 9 PM (Thursday)
  • Where: We, the NextBigWhat community thread.
  • Who is this for?
    Aspiring and current product managers – who are looking at scaling in their product management career + Founders who are building Fintech product.
  • Registration? The AMA is free to attend .
  • Format? You can go ahead and ask questions right away. Shashank will be live at 8PM on Sep 5th.

AMA Topic:

Ask Shashank Mehta, anything related to Product Management career and how to transition/scale into it + All your questions on Fintech Products/consumer behaviour.

About Shashank Mehta:

Shashank Mehta is the Director, Product Strategy at Razorpay. An alumnus of IIT Roorkee, he has been with Razorpay since its early days and has been instrumental in building the product suite from scratch.​ ​His business acumen and industry know-how has been key in building the technology​ stack at Razorpay, for a diverse range of businesses​ .​The first Product Manager at Razorpay, Shashank spearheaded the company’s converged payments product suite – Razorpay 2.0, from rebranding and ideation to strategy and execution. Razorpay was the first to have launched UPI support for its partner businesses and Shashank was the primary project owner when the company went live with this offering.

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Next AMA: On SAAS Product Management and Growth [Arpit Rai, WebEngage]

Hello world.

The next edition of NextBigWhat’s Weekly Wednesday AMA is scheduled for this Wednesday (Aug 28th).

  • With: Arpit Rai, VP (Product), WebEngage. Arpit is the VP of Product at WebEngage. Prior to WebEngage, Arpit worked in product & growth at BrowserStack and was the first product hire there.
  • When: Aug 28th (Wed), 8 – 9 PM
  • Where: We, the NextBigWhat community thread.
  • Who is this for? Founders, Product and Growth professionals building, scaling SAAS products.
  • Registration? The AMA is free to attend (RSVP here).
  • Format? You can go ahead and ask questions right away.

AMA Topic

Ask Arpit anything on Product Management and SAAS Growth (retention/churn etc).

NextBigWhat AMAs bring a lot of clarity, perspective and insights from industry practitioners.

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Arpit on Building A SAAS Business Using Customer Development

Thinking Beyond Product-Market Fit: Introducing UnPluggd Speaker, Vasanth (smallcase founder)

Founders / Product teams are way too obsessed with product-market fit, but the bigger beast is to capture the distribution part.

At the upcoming UnPluggd Conf 2019 (Dec 13th & 14th), we will bring you several perspectives from product-led Enterprise/SAAS/Consumer companies, ranging from startups to corporates – on various strategies to grow and scale.

We are happy to introduce our next speaker: Vasanth Kamath, founder and CEO of smallcase, which has truly disrupted the investment business.

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Vasanth Kamath, CEO @ Smallcase

At UnPluggd Conf 2019, Vasanth will share some of the key learnings and decisions the team took in order to scale faster and steadily.

Scheduled for Dec 13th and 14th (in Bangalore), UnPluggd Conf 2019 will bring together 1250+ product team members (founders, product managers, geeks, marketers) and is an amazing place to learn/engage and network with each other.

Date: Dec 13th and 14th, 2019
Venue: MLR Convention Center, JP Nagar (Bangalore)
Registration: You can use the widget below or purchase from conf site.
Early Bird Discount Code: PRODGEEKS

This is your last chance to grab tickets at such a huge discount

You can also recommend a speaker or apply to speak.

Latest Updates from ProductGeeks Conf

The FreshChat Growth Story: Announcing UnPluggd Conf Speaker, Srikrishnan G

Question: Where are smartest founders, product leaders headed this December?
Answer: UnPluggd Conf 2019 (away from the noisy world of funding/drama and gyaawn)

Our upcoming conference, UnPluggd Conf 2019 will bring together founders and product leaders from startups as well as corporates for meaningful conversation, actionable learning and networking over 2-days.

The conf is equally relevant for B2B/SAAS as well as consumer product-geeks and we are happy to announce the next speaker.

Srikrishnan G, Head of Products @FreshChat.

Sri heads the Freshchat product at Freshworks, post the acquisition of his start-up Konotor by the company in 2015. Before Konotor, he was Product Head at Jigsee (acquired by Vuclip), building a product that reached millions of users with customers including Disney and Sony, and prior to that was in Product Management roles at Verizon (FiOS TV) and Rediff.com.

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Srikrishnan Ganesan, Head of Product, Freshchat

At UnPluggd Conf 2019, Sri will share some of the hard lessons learnt building Freshchat – right from going beyond the ‘market-comfort-zone’ to finding ways to understand what the market ‘actually’ needs.

Expect a lot of actionable insights around product management, decisions, market depth in his talk.

Haven’t registered yet? Well, grab your early bird discount ASAP! (use the code: PRODGEEKS)

» Date: Dec 13th and 14th
» Venue: MLR Convention Center, JP Nagar
» More speaker details / agenda here
(you can apply for the speaking slot here)
» Ticket Discount Code: PRODGEEKS

More updates from UnPluggd Conference 2019.

Announcing UnPluggd Conf. Speaker: Rahul Ganjoo, Head of Products @ Zomato

We are happy to announce our first speaker of the upcoming UnPluggd Conf. 2019.

Rahul Ganjoo. 

Rahul is VP/Head of Product Management @Zomato. Also, he has earlier led products at Snapdeal and worked with Twitter product management team.

At UnPluggd Conf. 2019, Rahul Ganjoo will share some of the hard lessons learnt building consumer products (you can also recommend your topics to him).

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Rahul Ganjoo, VP of Product Management @ Zomato

Scheduled for Dec 13th and 14th (in Bangalore), UnPluggd Conf. 2019 will bring together 1250+ product team members (founders, product managers, geeks, marketers) and is an amazing place to learn/engage and network with each other.

Date: Dec 13th and 14th
Venue: MLR Convention Center, JP Nagar (Bangalore)
Registration: You can use the widget below or purchase from conf site.

You can also recommend a speaker or apply to speak.


Announcing ProductGeeks Conf: Hello Product Teams ! (Sep 13 & 14)

Building world-class GREAT products is HARD.

Really hard.

There is no formula, but definitely tons of insights and experiences on growth and scaling to learn from!

Ladies and Gentlemen: We are extremely happy to announce the launch of ProductGeeks Conference, 2-days conference 4 month-long product fest where you will learn from growth startups as well as complex large enterprises.

Scheduled for Sep 13th and 14th (in Bangalore), ProductGeeks conf will bring together India’s finest product minds – marketers, growth (un)hackers, product managers and sales ninjas – right from our city meetups to online AMAs to the conference !

We aim to foster whole lot of debates, discussions and learnings across sectors like Enterprise, Consumer with deep focus on emerging opportunities in AI, ML, Local language and related spaces.

Block your calendar. #EarlyBird Discount !

Go ahead and block your calendar for Sep 13th & 14th in Bangalore. We have an exclusive super early bird discount code (PRODGEEKS) for limited time.

Agenda? Details? You shape this!

The agenda is still being worked on. But as with any NextBigWhat conference, expect deeper content and lots of actionable insights, along with great networking experience.

We are a community driven conference and look forward to hearing from you on what you’d want to see at the conference : share your suggestions for speakers / topics / themes – we are all ears !

At ProductGeeks Conference, you will learn from some of the most inspiring product leaders and founders to:

  • Evaluate large opportunities
  • Validate opportunities efficiently
  • Make things people want
  • Ship – efficiently (optimize/prioritize
  • Focus on growth (as a habit)
  • Upgrade your skills / Scale in your career
  • You will discover great new opportunities with our partner companies

GRAB YOUR SUPER EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT CODE (40% OFF!)

Conf Dates : Sep 13th and 14th, 2019.

Venue : MLR Convention Center, J P Nagar, Bangalore.

Super Early Bird Discount Code: PRODGEEKS

URL:ProductGeeks Conf

For any partnership related queries, just drop us an email (team@nextbigwhat.com).