MarketsandMarkets Product Marketing Best Practices Virtual Conference (Time Zone -Eastern Standard Time (EST))

7th & 8th December 2020
CONFERENCE SPEAKERS
Speakers
Sarah Din
Sarah Din
Vice President Product Marketing,
Unbabel


With 17+ years of product marketing experience across both consumer and enterprise-focused products, Sarah is passionate about bringing products to life through compelling stories that focus on customer needs. With a background in both early to mid-stage start-ups and established public companies, Sarah has spent the majority of her career focused on leading teams responsible for marketing intelligence, messaging and positioning, competitive intelligence, and go-to-market strategies across the entire product lifecycle. Currently, Sarah is the VP of Product Marketing at Unbabel, the leading Language Operations platform, enabling organizations to effectively communicate with and support their customers in any language. Prior to Unbabel, Sarah led the global product marketing team at SurveyMonkey for both self-serve and enterprise product lines.


Muneyb Minhazuddin
Muneyb Minhazuddin
VP Product Marketing,
VMware


Muneyb has been responsible for the overall Go to market strategy, Solutions positioning & messaging, growth and profitability of all VMware Solutions Cloud, Workspace and Security for the last 3 years. He spent his first 5 years with VMware in the field and provides unique customer and market insights due to his cross-portfolio product responsibilities and his cross-functional engagement across VMware. Muneyb has more than 23 years of IT experience having previously held positions at Apple, CSIRO and before VMware as the field CTO for Avaya. He started his career with a very strong technical background filing 33 international technology patents and developing industry standards. He quickly evolved to a business savvy professional who built several new differentiating global solutions that became billion-dollar businesses. As a field CTO, he spent most of his time consulting as well as conducting technology and business workshops with top CxOs globally. Muneyb holds a Master of Engineering in Telecommunications and a Master of Business Administration. Muneyb has actively participated and contributed to open standard organizations, contributing to Linux Kernel development, authoring several IEEE papers and co-authored the first Network Virtualization Internet standard RFC.


Jennifer Milne
Jennifer Milne
Head of Product Marketing,
 Formlabs


Jennifer Milne leads Product Marketing at Formlabs. An early member of the Formlabs team, Jenni has led almost every major product launch from the Form 1+ to the Form 3L, as well as bringing over 40 materials to market including speciality resins for engineers, jewellers and dental customers. Formlabs has shipped over 60,000 3D Printers, and Jenni has been at the forefront of a product-led growth strategy, where bringing new products to market quickly has been key. Jenni helps other companies bring successful products to market as a startup advisor and regularly speaks on best practices in interdisciplinary product development.


Angelia McFarland
Angelia McFarland
Director, Product Marketing,PowerEdge and OpenManage,
Dell EMC


Angelia McFarland is a Director of Product Marketing at Dell Technologies, where her responsibilities include go-to-market activities for Dell EMC PowerEdge, OpenManage and PowerSwitch Open Networking product portfolios. She serves a team of skilled marketing professionals who deliver global messaging, digital and launch activities.  Angelia also spent 14 years at IBM, where her career began as an enterprise sales representative. During her tenure at IBM, she gained experience in marketing across server, software, and services solutions.

Angelia received her Master of Public Affairs degree from the University of Texas at Austin and her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the State University of New York at Albany, Regents College.


Alan McAlpine
Alan McAlpine
Product Marketing Manager,
Onfido


Alan is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Onfido, where he is working to shape the story of their AI-driven identity verification service and bringing it to market. Prior to Onfido, he held roles as the second Marketing hire at both Curve and Tokencard, where he was part of the team that launched both products, taking them collectively from 0 customers to over 200,000 customers


Nikita Ajmera
Nikita Ajmera
Global Marketing Strategist,
IBM


Nikita is a Product Marketing Strategist at IBM based in New York City. She is an avid public speaker with a passion for disruptive innovation and creating stories that stick. Nikita is originally from Ohio and attended school at the University of Michigan, where she studied International Relations and Business with a Marketing focus. She is an advocate for millennials in the workforce, diversity & inclusion, and women in the business. She is an active member of the Women at IBM NYC, leading the Digital Communications and Branding team, and serves as a Career Mentor for Built by Girls. Outside of the office, her hobbies include the performing arts, athletics, and travel.


Bryan Dsouza
Bryan Dsouza
Senior Product Marketing Manager,
Microsoft


Bryan is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager with Microsoft. In his current role, he drives product strategy and GTM for Microsoft Azure Data, AI, and Edge with a focus on hybrid technology


Arjun Desai
Arjun Desai
Product Marketing Manager,
LinkedIn


Arjun is a Product Marketing Manager at LinkedIn. He's got 8 years of experience in digital advertising, consumer apps, and travel technology. Previous experience at Apple, AdRoll and Sabre. Outside of work, he enjoys writing weekly, singing, coaching, improv...and a good bagel! 


Sean Broderick
Sean Broderick
Senior Manager Product Marketing,
Altify


Sean Broderick is the Product Marketing Lead for Upland Altify and is passionate about Sales Enablement. Sean has spent the last 12 years working in Marketing and Product Management roles in the B2B and B2C space. Prior to Altify he held similar roles in eir, Virgin Media and Openet. Sean completed a dual degree program in Ireland and the US, gaining an International Business degree from Northeastern University in Boston, and a degree in European Business from Dublin City University. He resides in Dublin, Ireland.

 


Sashindar Rajasekaran
Sashindar Rajasekaran
Senior Product Marketing Manager,
Whatfix


Sashindar Rajasekaran is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Whatfix. Starting off as a traditional marketer, Sashindar has taken on a variety of roles across Demand Gen, Strategic Marketing, Sales Enablement and made a successful transition to Product Marketing. Sashindar has experience with high growth startups such as Freshworks, Unbxd and Whatfix in India and globally.


Swati Patel
Swati Patel
Senior Product Marketing Manager ,
LinkedIn


Swati Patel is a Global Product Marketer who drives GTM strategies for initiatives that span across LinkedIn's Talent and Learning businesses. In her time at LinkedIn, Swati launched Talent Hub, LinkedIn's Applicant Tracking System, and was focused on inbound elements that led her to partner with product and business development on road map and integrations, identify market needs and synthesize feedback from customers, manage global Charters, develop the monetization and post-sales strategies, and inform the product road map. More recently, Swati has been involved in a few strategic initiatives and is currently leading the GTM for several commercial innovations. Prior to LinkedIn, Swati worked on the Sales and Trading floor at J.P. Morgan where she partnered with consumer/retail and technology customers to develop and execute currency risk management strategies. Swati currently resides in San Francisco and holds a MBA from The Wharton School in Marketing, Operations, and Strategy.  


Katie Samuelson
Katie Samuelson
Senior Product Marketing Manager,
Robin


Katie Samuelson is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Robin, a workplace platform designed for the modern office. Katie currently oversees both the Product Marketing and Enablement functions and is responsible for all product launch strategy, customer marketing, sales enablement, and market insights efforts. Katie has over 8 years of product marketing experience within the Tech space, with previous roles at Toast, Inc. and StratEx. Katie has her master’s in organizational business design and Change Management from Northwestern, and an undergraduate degree in Marketing and Communications from the University of Illinois.


Parag Pathak
Parag Pathak
Team Lead Product Marketing,
IBM


Passionate marketing leader who is able to think strategically about long term goals while handling the execution of day to day tactical marketing initiatives and sales strategies. Excels at creative problem solving and identifying ways to get things accomplished more effectively and efficiently across multiple business units and in alignment with corporate goals. Pragmatic Marketing Certified. Key strengths include buyer personas/journey, GTM strategies, product launches, competitive analysis, sales enablement, analyst relations, solutions marketing, demand/lead gen, events and leading high-performing marketing teams.


Mandy Schafer
Mandy Schafer
Senior Director of Product Marketing,
Chartio


Mandy leads Product Marketing at Chartio, based in San Francisco. She has over 12 years of Product marketing experience, ranging from high growth, early stage startups to multinational companies including Oracle, Intel, Dropbox and Autodesk. Skilled in Collaboration technology, Account Based Marketing, B2B marketing, Mobile Applications, MarTech, Multi-channel Marketing, and Enterprise Security with a focus in Identity & Access Management (IAM). Originally from Canada, Mandy attended the University of Toronto, with a degree in applied Economics and an MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management in Arizona. 


Vivek Bharathi
Vivek Bharathi
Senior Product Marketing Manager,
IBM Watson


Vivek Bharathi is a seasoned marketing professional with over 7 years of experience working for IBM in multiple roles - product marketing, campaign management, digital marketing and software engineering. In his current role he leads product marketing for IBM’s Financial Crimes and fraud management offerings that are part of IBM Data and AI business.

He believes that an effective interplay among best of breed technologies, robust processes and right expertise can strengthen the fabric of global financial systems and inspire consumer trust.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and strives to be at the bleeding edge of latest technologies such as AI, Blockchain and quantum computing and explore innovative ways to apply these technologies in financial services sector. In his leisure time he engages in fitness training, basketball, road trips, and surfing.


Aishwarya Tipnis
Aishwarya Tipnis
Associate Director, Product Marketing,
upGrad


Tipnis has a decade of experience in marketing & product strategy across consumer tech, finance & media industries in APAC & US. Her work has spanned across user engagement, loyalty, and incentives. After a 4-year stint at Uber, she recently moved back home to India to join the up and coming ed-tech startup upGrad, now India’s largest player in the online higher education space. Tipnis, an ex-entrepreneur herself, loves to work with early age startups to help them identify their consumer and communication strategy. She derives her energy from listening to people, experimenting with things that hold unknown results, caffeine and dogs.


Sonal Brahmane
Sonal Brahmane
Global Product Marketing ,
Amazon Web services


Sonal Brahmane is a dynamic leader with 10+ years of experience across enterprise marketing, GTM, Sales, and Business Strategy with an MBA and Software Engineering background. She currently leads global product marketing for AWS Professional Services at Amazon Web Services (AWS). Prior to joining Amazon, she has worked in various GTM and Marketing roles at Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform.  (Connect on LinkedIn, Twitter). 


Jam Khan
Jam Khan
Vice President, Product Marketing,
Seismic


A disruptive change agent, Jam Khan lives to solve complex problems and create value for customers.  He has spent over 20 years in B2B high tech, serving in a variety of roles, leading product management, professional services and marketing teams for global organizations. A frequent public speaker and passionate evangelist, Jam currently leads Product Marketing at Seismic where he is obsessed with the Seismic mission to allow organizations to tell stories that compel action.


Agney Sugla
Agney Sugla
Vice President,
MarketsandMarkets™


Agney Sugla is Vice President for Business Development at Marketsandmarkets. He has lead concept, launch and scale of MnM's Global Technology Marketplace Platform - 360Quadrants.com - which connects Technology Buyers and Sellers. Today 360Quadrants has over 7500+ solution providers connecting with 10000+ Enterprise buyers. 360 has also curated a panel of 650 Industry Experts and Influencers who guide these buyers into selecting the right product for their requirements. A team of 550 inhouse Analysts guide buyers in evaluating any 2 vendors or solutions of their choice on 100+ key criterias. A Symbiosis International alumni, Over the last decade, he has advised 7+ companies in launching and scaling products across Geographies and Domains. Being an AI enthusiast, he's lead product development for 3 such platforms. He has led an exponential curve in his growth trajectory helping his last Marketplace achieve a $ 275Mn GMV run rate spreading across 3 different continents while scaling marketing activities to 6 million impressions. 


Aaron Brennan
Aaron Brennan
Director of Product Marketing and Product Management,
airSlate


Aaron Brennan is the Director of Product Marketing at airSlate, where he is responsible for the customer journey experience and driving better, more active user experiences from interest to 10 years into the product. Aaron has been a product marketing manager for over a decade.