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Developing & Communicating Strategy talk at Leading the Product, Sydney

  • Pyrmont Theatre, ICC Darling 14 Darling Drive Sydney, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)

Come and join us for another year of loving and learning! 

Around the world, there is a global movement of Product Managers coming together to network, learn and collaborate. Leading the Product is a community event, championed by Product Managers so that we too have a place to ignite our passion for developing and managing great products and services. 

In 2019 we are celebrating five years of Leading the Product. Bring the team and help us celebrate. 

Why come?

  • Hear from local and international leaders in Product Management

  • Learn from product practitioners who’ve experienced the same challenges you have delivering and managing products and services

  • Extend and challenge the way you currently think about and practice Product Management 

  • Be inspired by your very own Product Management community

Come and be a part of something bigger than you. 

The Speakers

Here are the first confirmed speakers for 2019. 

Jake Knapp | Writer, designer, person

Jake Knapp is the author of Make Time and the New York Times bestseller Sprint.

Jake spent 10 years at Google and Google Ventures, where he created the Design Sprint. He has since coached teams like Slack, Uber, 23andMe, LEGO, and The New York Times on the method.

Previously, Jake helped build products like Gmail, Google Hangouts, and Microsoft Encarta. He is currently among the world’s tallest designers.

Bruce McCarthy | Author, Speaker, Founder at Product Culture

Bruce McCarthy is a serial entrepreneur, author, organizer, and speaker at product, UX, and innovation events around the world. He helps growing organizations achieve their product visions through workshops, mentoring, and team coaching. Bruce's co-wrote Product Roadmapping Relaunched: How to Set Direction While Embracing Uncertainty and opines regularly about Product Culture.


Talk Topic: Developing & Communicating Strategy

Natalie Field | Chief Digital Officer at Belong

Natalie Field is a change agent, leader and developer of high performance teams and individuals. With a passion for learning, a fierce determination to succeed and an obsession in value-driven delivery, Natalie has worked in multiple industries and countries. She is now directing her energy to create sustainable change across Belong to realise lean, iterative, adaptive ways of working while using technology to increase the impact of existing business models and unlock new frontiers in the telco industry. 


Lightning Talks (5 minute presentations

Do you have something to say? Want to push yourself further? 

We'd love to hear your ideas. Look out for the LTP pitch fests in Melbourne (hosted by the Product Anonymous Meetup) and Sydney (hosted by the Product Talks Meetup) later this year. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Business Analysts

  • Chief Product Officers

  • Consultants

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Heads of Product

  • Innovators

  • Product Managers

  • Product Designers

  • Product Marketers

  • Product Developers

  • Strategists

  • UX Designers 

After Party

End the day with canapes and drinks after the event with your product management tribe.  We hope you'll stay and take the chance to relax and chat with new and old friends.