Get a sneak peek into what being a product manager is like from companies like startups to big tech.
Learn about the growing field of product management from a product manager who has worked at both public tech companies and startups. In this webinar you'll hear about:
-The day-to-day in the life of a PM
-How to become a PM in tech
-Common challenges, pitfalls, and highlights of this dynamic and in-demand job
*This webinar is part of the Women's History Month Series, where we celebrate the incredible Northwestern women in our community and highlight the accomplishments they achieved.
Brenda Chang '13
Brenda has been a consumer focused product manager for the past 4 years working on a wide range of problems in different industries and companies. She's currently at a health tech startup called Alto Pharmacy creating a digital pharmacy experience. Before that, she launched a new consumer app from 0 to 1 at Lumos Labs and worked on growth at Dropbox pre to post IPO. She discovered product through trial by fire when she created internal products at Glassdoor to make her own job easier.
She comes from a non-traditional, non-tech background, graduating from Weinberg 2013 double majoring in Economics and Psychology and starting her career at General Mills. Her diverse experience has helped shape a flexible, adaptable mental framework that guides her empathy for customer problems and intuition for product growth and monetization. She's a LA native who spent half a decade in the Midwest and now spends her time eating, yoga-ing, and skateboarding through San Francisco.
Helen Kim '16
Helen oversees the digital programs including the NAA Career Webinar Series along with the NAA Career Podcast, Northwestern Intersections, to provide career advancement resources for the alumni network. She is passionate about engaging alumni to share their stories of how Northwestern has impacted their lives.