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Product Talks

Aug 14, 2019

Product Talks

productboard and UP21 are excited to host our first event at the UP21 offices!

Come and learn of the unsung heroes of the tech world – the product managers! What does a product manager do and why is their role so important? We’ll share some of the main aspects of product management and our process to build a great product.

And of course, food and drinks are on us!

Why come to this event:
-Get inspired to improve your current product process.
-Network with other Product Managers and entrepreneurs!
-Mingle with the productboard team.


6:30 – Open for arrivals & Welcome
7:00 – Talk 1: productboard- Product excellence or bust – how to build the right products faster
7:30 – Talk 2: Socialbakers, Jan Kucera- How to make sure the products you build will be successful.
8:00 – Talk 3: MSD, Štěpán Vesleský – Product Management from the startup and corporate point of view.
8:30 – 10:00: Networking- Light snacks & drinks


Talk 1: Martin Matuš, Product Manager, productboard
Product excellence or bust – how to build the right products faster
What does it take to deliver valuable products to your customers all around the world? What are the most important aspects of product management and why do you need to be passionate about them? Let’s talk about how we at productboard use the “product excellence” approach to get the right products to market faster.

Topics include:
-Main areas of product management
-How productboard supports product excellence
-How we use productboard to build productboard

Previously a Product Owner at PwC CZ, Martin Matuš is now a Product Manager at productboard currently focusing on the user on boarding experience and integrations strategy.

Talk 2: Jan Kucera, Product Manager, Socialbakers
As a Product Manager, your primary goal is for your product to be useful and successful. How do you make sure you reach that goal? How do you make sure you will delight your customers? Jan will share how Socialbakers are making sure they are developing the right products.

Jan Kucera, is currently a PM at Socialbakers leading the Content Intelligence and Paid Analytics teams

Talk 3: Štěpán Vesleský, Product Owner
From his previous experiences as the Head of Product & Marketing at Democracy 21 to his current position as Senior Product Owner at MSD, Štěpán will share how his product management perspectives differ from startup to corporate.


Doors open at 6.30 PM and we’ll be kicking the meetup off promptly at 7 PM – so don’t be too late!

After the talks, you’re welcome to hang around for a drink, share your own experiences, and network on the beautiful UP21 terrace!