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ProdcastBC

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ProdcastBC shares the collective stories and career journeys for those who work in or are interested in the product scene in Vancouver and around British Columbia, Canada. Hosted by Blake Fisher. This podcast works in connection with ProductBC, a non-profit association founded to support the professional growth of its members across British Columbia. They provide opportunities to network and learn from experts in the Product Management, Product Ownership, Product Operations and Product Marketing fields.

ProdcastBC shares the collective stories and career journeys for those who work in or are interested in the product scene in Vancouver and around British Columbia, Canada. Hosted by Blake Fisher. This podcast works in connection with ProductBC, a non-profit association founded to support the professional growth of its members across British Columbia. They provide opportunities to network and learn from experts in the Product Management, Product Ownership, Product Operations and Product Marketing fields.

Location:

Canada

Description:

ProdcastBC shares the collective stories and career journeys for those who work in or are interested in the product scene in Vancouver and around British Columbia, Canada. Hosted by Blake Fisher. This podcast works in connection with ProductBC, a non-profit association founded to support the professional growth of its members across British Columbia. They provide opportunities to network and learn from experts in the Product Management, Product Ownership, Product Operations and Product Marketing fields.

Language:

English


Episodes

Breaking into Product & Design w/ Leah Maestri (Microsoft)

11/5/2021
We’re back with Season 2 of ProdcastBC after a few months away. We’re doing things a little bit differently with new co-host Piyali Dey and a seasonal theme on “Breaking into Product”. For this first episode of the new season, we chat with Leah Maestri (Product Designer at Microsoft) to unravel her journey into Product Design and lessons learned along the way. Episode Notes “How can I help?”

Duration:00:23:36

Mental Health in Product w/ Andrew Neufeld (Alongside You)

6/12/2021
Today’s topic is a big one as we slowly start to come out of our year of living through a pandemic - mental health. Specifically, what sort of mental health advice can we offer to those working in product or tech? In any given year, one in five people in Canada will experience a mental health problem or illness. By age 40, about 50 percent of the population will have or have had a mental illness. I’m joined by Andrew Neufeld, co-founder and registered clinical counsellor at Alongside You,...

Duration:00:48:09

Gender Imbalance in Tech w/ Niamh Cunningham (Rival Technologies)

5/19/2021
In this episode, I'm joined by Niamh Cunningham, Chief Operation Officer at Rival Technologies, a mobile-first market research platform that helps brands close the gap in understanding how people live their digital lives. Niamh is a product leader having previously worked in Product roles at SAP, Mobify, and Vision Critical. Together, we dive into the topic of gender imbalance at tech companies and discuss what inspired her to come to Vancouver, advice for women breaking into the industry,...

Duration:00:25:19

Building Diverse Product Teams w/ Eric Bin (Article)

4/15/2021
For this second episode, I am joined by Eric Bin, head of Product at Article, an e-commerce based modern furnishings company that delivers to your home. Eric has been a strong product leader around Vancouver for years now, previously working in roles at Procurify, Clio, AbeBooks (an Amazon company), Coast Capital, Blast Radius, eBay and more. I’ll be chatting with Eric about his experiences in growing a product team, seeing the growth of the Vancouver product community, and his thoughts in...

Duration:00:25:40

Creating ProductBC's Vision, Mission, & Values w/ Timothy Yeung

3/29/2021
In our first EVER episode of ProdcastBC, I am joined by Timothy Yeung, President of ProductBC and Associate Director at EY Canada. I’ve known Timothy for a few years now and have observed his growth in product roles from his last few years at Telus Digital, to his recent start at EY Canada. I’ll be asking Timothy about his journey in coming to Vancouver from Hong Kong as an adult, his work with the rest of the ProductBC board to bring Diversity & Inclusion to the forefront of ProductBC’s...

Duration:00:28:44