Private Networking Events

Upcoming Events

How to Get Hired as a Product Manager


Lewis C. Lin

  • Author of Decode and Conquer: Answers to Product Management Interviews (http://amzn.to/1dM7kce)
  • 5 years at Microsoft - Director of Product Management for Bing Ads
  • 2 years at Google, launching new AdWords products
  • Named as CNN's "top 10 job tweeters you should be following"
  • BS Computer Science, Stanford University
  • MBA, Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management
Topics
  • What is product management?
  • Five key responsibilities of a product manager
  • Day-in-the-life of a product manager
  • Product manager hiring process
  • Tips on preparing for the product manager interview

Friday, May 16, 2014 1 pm PST
Google Hangout

To attend this event, RSVP below (you may have to signin or signup to collegefeed). Once you RSVP, we will email you an exclusive invitation within 24 hours.

Sign up    Log in

 
 

Past Events

Why I chose Biotech over Med School


Sejal Sheth

  • VP Product Marketing at Pacific Biosciences, now CEO, Kyona Consulting
  • 16 years in biotech, including Incyte Genomics and Affymetrix
  • B.S. in biology (minors in English and Art History) from Stanford Univ.
Topics
  • Why I wanted to go to med school
  • Biotech is born
  • Early career lessons
  • Decisions I made – good and bad
  • Biotech grows up
  • What skills you need to work in biotech

April 11, 2014 1 pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed

Watch the Video


 
 

Is It Harder For Women In Tech?


Laura Chambers

  • Head of University Programs eBay Inc
  • GM PayPal Mobile
  • Senior Director, Merchant Marketing & Customer Experience, PayPal
  • Chief of staff to the CEO, eBay Inc
  • Head of Consumer Products, Skype
  • McKinsey & Co.
  • MBA Stanford University
  • University of Melbourne
Topics
  • Women in Technology
  • Taking Risks - making bold but thoughtful changes in your career
  • Creating sponsorship, advocacy, coaching
  • DIY rotation program - skills, what's important to develop
  • eBay / PayPal - why is it a great place to work
  • How companies recruit students

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video


 
 

What does a Google Product Manager Do?


Bhanu Narasimhan

  • Group PM, Adwords, Google
  • 8 years at Google – AdWords Ops and Product Management
  • Dartmouth College and MIT: AB in Math, MS in Economics
  • Marakon Associates, Instantis
Topics
  • Early career lessons
  • Decisions I made – good and bad
  • Your Google career – from Adwords Ops to Product Management
  • What does a Google PM do?
  • Women at Google
  • What does Google look for in PM?

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video


 
 

Think Like A Technical Innovator


Steve Garrity

  • Founder and CTO, Hearsay Social
  • Forbes: Social Media Leaders under 30
  • Former MSFT Program Mgr
  • BS, Computer Science. Stanford University, Mayfield Fellow
Topics
  • Early career motivations
  • Decisions I made – and why
  • What inspired me to start a company
  • What’s made my recent company succeed
  • Biggest lessons post college – on career and life
  • 5 things I wish I knew in college

Friday December 6, 2013 1 pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video


 
 

Think Like An Entrepreneur


Aaron Bell

  • Founder and CEO, AdRoll
  • Founder and CEO of AdRoll, the 2012 fastest growing SF Bay startup
  • Forbes Most Promising CEOs under 35
  • Youngest engineer ever hired by Microsoft
  • BS, Computer Science. Stanford University 2000
Topics
  • Early career motivations
  • Decisions I made – and why
  • What was it like to found the first “social network” in college in 1999 and fail
  • What’s made my recent company succeed
  • 5 things I wish I knew in college

Friday November 15, 2013 1 pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video


 
 

Think Like An Upstart


Dave Girouard

  • Founder and CEO, Upstart
  • 8 years at Google - President of Google Enterprise and VP of Apps
  • Dartmouth College. AB in Engineering Sciences and BE in Computer Engineering
  • MBA with High Distinction from the Ross School at the University of Michigan
Topics
  • Early career lessons
  • Decisions I made - good and bad
  • Why be an "Upstart"
  • How it works
  • Enterprise and it's Role at Google
  • 5 Things I wish I knew in College

Friday October 25, 2013 1 pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video


 
 

"Dad I am going to be a comedian"


Maz Jobrani

  • Maz Jobrani, UC-Berkeley, (was founding member Axis of Evil)
  • Founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour. Performs stand-up comedy around the world
  • Performed in the Middle East for the King of Jordan.
  • Showtime - I Come In Peace, Brown and Friendly
  • Films: Friday After Next, 13 Going on 30, and The Interpreter
  • ABC’s Knights of Prosperity and Fox’s Life on a Stick. ABC’s Better Off Ted.
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm, 24, ER, NYPD Blue, Traffic Light, Man Up, Men at Work, Whitney.
  • The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight.
  • Featured on NPR, CNN, The BBC, The New York Times, Time Magazine, and Newsweek.
  • Co-hosts a popular podcast about fatherhood called "Minivan Men"
  • Coming Soon: JIMMY VESTVOOD: AMERIKAN HERO, a feature which he co-wrote and is starring in.
Topics
  • “Dad I am going to be a comedian”
  • Getting Started In Comedy
  • Before I was Rich and Famous
  • How do you write material?
  • How do you get an agent? How to get noticed in Hollywood.
  • How do you market yourself?
  • Interesting stories from movies or shows?

September 20, 2013 at 10:30am PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video



A Career Isn’t A “Ladder” Its a Jungle Gym


Rohit Dhawan

  • MBA, Wharton Business School, BS in Computer Science at UC Berkeley
  • Several early career experiments.
  • Product Manager, BeVocal
  • 6 years at Google - Head of Product Monetization for multiple products
  • Now Lead Product Manager Facebook Pages
Topics
  • Early career lessons
  • Decisions I made - good and bad
  • The importance of the long view
  • The importance of relationships
  • Google and Facebook
  • Product Management lessons

July 19, 2013 at 1:00pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video


 
 

A Tale of 2 Companies - Google
and Microsoft


Rajen Sheth

  • Google Director of Product management for Chrome
  • "Father of Google Apps"
  • VMware - Product Manager ESX Server datacenter virtualization software 
  • Lead engineer at Zaplet, a Kleiner Perkins start-up
  • Program Manager Microsoft Windows and Hotmail
  • BSEE, MS CS Stanford
Topics
  • Google vs. Microsoft - how similar and how different?
  • Why VMware won and Zaplet didn't
  • What my early career was like / lessons learned
  • Jobs Rajen / Chrome is currently hiring for

June 28, 2013 at 12:30pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video



What's it like inside
Google, Facebook and Flurry


Prashant Fuloria

  • Ex-Google Director of Product management for Monetization Products
  • Ex-Facebook Director of Product Management - Facebook Credits
  • Currently Chief Product Officer, Flurry
  • Plays guitar for Coverflow
  • Stanford GSB, IIT-Delhi
Topics
  • Whats it like inside a hot Silicon Valley start up
  • What my early career was like / lessons learned
  • Jobs Flurry is currently hiring for

May 31, 2013 at 1pm PST
Google Hangout

This event is now closed
 

Watch the Video

© 2014, collegefeed inc. All rights reserved