Products That Count is a network 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: Blue Apron fmr Product VP on Building Startups vs. Products If you have your sights set on being a founder one day, then product management is the perfect role to master. From cross-functional operations to understanding your users, these are essential skills for building an early stage company. That said, how can you optimize your current PM experiences to set yourself up for becoming a successful founder? Blue Apron fmr Product VP Melody Koh talks about what it takes to build from zero to one - and how product managers can prepare themselves in the present for future success as a startup founder. About The Speaker: Melody Koh is a partner at NextView Ventures - an NYC-based firm that focuses on investing in early-stage tech companies who are building solutions for the everyday economy. Prior to joining NextView Ventures, she led the product team at Blue Apron and also worked on the product team at Fab.com. In addition, Melody founded WineMe/FirstCrush and also worked for Evercore & Time Warner Investments. Melody holds an MBA from Harvard University and currently lives in New York City. AGENDA:6:50pm: Doors Open7:30pm: Welcome & Introductions7:35pm: Session Begins(7:45pm: Doors Close)8:20pm: Shoutouts8:25pm: Networking & Fun9:00pm: Event Ends PERKS & HAPPINESS:Yummy dinner from local favorites - on us, of course! 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. Please note this event will be recorded and we reserve the right to share attendee information with our partners. Venue Details: Digital Ocean, 101 6th Avenue, New York 10013, 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: Melody Koh. Prices:Early Bird: USD 23.05,General: USD 28.38.