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31st October 2017 – London, UK

Sharing the stories behind great products



9 speakers will share in-depth stories on how they addressed specific challenges within their organisation.

Chad Jennings
Chad has spent over eighteen years at the intersection of product, design, and user experience, following a Master's in human-centered design from the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology. During his career, he has held key roles within companies such as Method, Smart Design, EF Education First, and Blurb, which he also co-founded. He contributed significantly to the growth of all of these organisations, and these experiences led directly to the role at MOO, where he has been since early 2015. At MOO, as Chief Product Officer, Chad manages three pivotal teams: physical product design, product management, and experience design.
Cindy Chang
Senior Product Designer, Intercom
Cindy Chang is a Senior Product Designer at Intercom in Dublin, Ireland, where she?s on the mission to make business personal. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Cindy studied design, education, and computer science at Stanford University, and has previously worked at companies like Salesforce and Intuit. She?s passionate about designing workshops and blending design thinking methodologies with visual narrative to create meaningful products.
Ed Cooke
Co-founder & CEO, Memrise
Ed is the co-founder and CEO of Memrise, a profitable language learning app with 25 millions users, with a unique approach to experiential learning. Ed's background is in philosophy and cognitive science.
Fiona McLaren
Senior Product Manager, Made by Many
Fiona McLaren is a Senior Product Manager at Made by Many. She leads teams to bring new products to life, and improves existing ones, with clients like Skype, ITV, Finnair, the World Economic Forum and Expedia. She'd be lost without the ability to learn from users every step of the way and has previously worked for London 2012, Amnesty International and
Eva Liparova
Product Manager, Victoria and Albert Museum
Eva Liparova is a product manager at the Victoria & Albert Museum, responsible for defining and delivering all things digital at the museum. She has previously worked as a product manager at Knotch, an intelligence software for measuring the impact of digital marketing. Working with various brands and startups, she has also been a freelance theatre producer, community manager and startup founder in Berlin, London and San Francisco.
Gabriel Valdivia
Design Lead, Facebook
Gabriel is a Cuban Product Designer, based in San Francisco, currently exploring Virtual Reality as a Lead Designer at Facebook. Most recently, he was part of the design team behind Facebook Spaces and Facebook 360 for the Oculus Rift and Gear VR, respectively. Prior to that, he spent a year in London building a product team and leading the design for Multi-Post Stories, a Facebook initiative focused around long form storytelling.
Mads Victor
Head of Design, PeakOn
Mads is the Head of Design at Peakon, an employee engagement and retention platform based in Copenhagen and London. They?re on a mission to make everybody love their job ? while building the world's best workplace.
Melissa Sweet
Product Designer, Strava
Melissa is a Product Designer at Strava, a social network for athletes based in San Francisco, California. Prior to joining Strava, Melissa led UX teams working with companies such as: Playstation, the NBA, Dreamworks, and Faraday Future. She loves cycling, anime and cute doggos.
Pantelis Korovilas
Lead Product Designer, Hopper
Pantelis is an award-winning, mobile-first product designer with a knack for product strategy, app architecture, illustration, photography, and finding the best coffee-shops in town. Currently, as Lead Product Designer at Hopper, he?s helping drive the product concept and design of Hopper?s iOS and Android apps. Pantelis designed Hopper?s super-fast, mobile booking flow?QuickTap Booking?which surpassed $1 million in gross bookings the first 12 days after launch on iOS, among other successes that have led Hopper to be a #1 travel app in hundreds of countries.