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Thursday, Aug 07 (07:00 PM) @ General Assembly East
 
     

     

     

 
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Cost:  Absolutely Free
 
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Location: 
General Assembly East, 902 Broadway, 4th Fl, New York
 
 
 
Description
Matt LeMay
Senior Product Manager, Songza

Austin Lin
Product Manager, Twitter

About This Event

Interested in moving into product management but not sure where to begin? Join us for a panel discussion with three product managers as we examine the traits most important to making it in the field. What are the top skills companies look for when hiring PMs? How can you best get your foot in the door, especially without a product-specific background? Get the answers first-hand from established professionals, and learn how to make your move.
Drinks and networking to follow.
About the Panelists

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Matt LeMay
Senior Product Manager,
Songza
Matt LeMay is Senior Product Manager at New York-based music startup Songza. Previously, Matt was Head of Consumer Product and Platform Manager at Bitly, where he managed one of the most widely used APIs on the social web. Matt is also a musician, recording engineer, senior contributor to music website Pitchfork.com, and the author of a book about singer-songwriter Elliott Smith. You can find him online at mattlemay.co, and explore his extracurricular work here.
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Austin Lin
Product Manager,
Twitter
Austin is a product manager, UX designer and engineer who loves solving problems and improving lives using technology. He leads the product team for Twitter NYC and is building new experiences to surface the best content on Twitter and personalize it just for you. Prior to Twitter, he founded and led engineering at a social commerce company changing how people celebrate special occasions online. He has also worked in a variety of product management and technical roles at Microsoft and B2B startups. Austin graduated with honors from Cornell University where he studied HCI and CS.
 
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