Products That Count is a community of product managers and innovators. If you want to be the first to hear about new programs, sign up for our newsletter at productsthatcount.com TOPIC: UserTesting fmr Product VP on User-Centric Product Design. Product management and design are two different worlds with two different ways of thinking. Product managers think of the product first. Designers think of the user first. The approach of thinking like a designer is changing the way companies develop products, services and the strategies that make it all happen. What's causing this shift in thinking? UserTesting fmr Product VP Chris Abad will discuss how successful products flourish with a user-centric approach. About the Speaker: Chris Abad is the former Product VP at UserTesting - responsible for driving the company's product vision and strategy across its portfolio of products. He has more than 15 years of experience building high-performance product and design teams. Prior to joining UserTesting, Chris held leadership roles at companies including Salesforce, InVision, Campaign Monitor - and served as founder of two start-ups. Chris holds a degree from San Diego State University and currently lives in San Francisco. AGENDA6.50pm: Doors Open7.30pm: Welcome & Introductions7.35pm: Session Begins(7.45pm: Doors Close)8.20pm: Shoutouts8.25pm: Networking & Fun9pm: Event Ends PERKS & HAPPINESS:Free beer & yummy pizzas! We also share discounts and freebies in our newsletter. Products That Count is a non-profit organization. If for any reason you can't make it to our event, or didn't like it, email us and we'll be happy to refund your money. Please try to do it early so that someone on the waitlist can take your spot. Starting March 2017, our host Yelp has asked that we close the RSVP list 48 hours prior to the event date, for security reasons. Make sure to get your ticket before that! Note: we reserve the right to share attendee information with our partners. Venue Details: Yelp Headquarters, 140 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco 94105, United States. Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Meetup & Networking | Startups. Sub-Categories:Conferences | Engineering & Technology | Technology,Classes / Courses | Professional Training | Meetup & Networking. Artists / Speakers: Chris Abad. Prices:Early Bird: USD 22.85,General: USD 28.16.