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Announcing our keynote speaker: Christian Miccio

1 Nov

As we get closer to November 20th we have some great news to share. First up: we found an amazing keynote speaker: Christian Miccio, Product Guru at Google and Shazam, will join us to make this day even more memorable.

Christian was, until december 2010, a Product Manager at Google. He launched features to a very large consumer base worldwide, while helping the Zurich Google office grow to over 900 people. He worked with many teams at Google, including UX, engineering, legal, strategic partnerships, recruiting, customer service and more. He was involved in several Google developer days, from Paris to Lagos, and is also involved with startups in his spare time through Seedcamp. Prior to Google, Christian was an early joiner at Shazam, a music identification service. There, he planned and built out a large part of the original service, specifically creating one of the largest digital music databases in the world. Christian has an MsC from EPFL and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

We’re very happy that Christian Miccio will join us and add another dimension to the ProductCamp Amsterdam program, making this a trigger for more people to join us! If you haven’t registered yet, please do so at http://productcampamsterdam.org/registration/. And if you have, please spread the word and bring along your friends and colleagues for a great day of “talking product”!

Hope to see you November 20th!

Are you the most active Twitterazi?

27 Sep

We can always use an extra push to let the people that not yet attended a previous ProductCamp know that we are here for them. New this year we have a surprise present for the most active Twitterazi. How you can win? Simple. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and otherwise promote the upcoming ProductCamp (using hashtag #pcampa). The most successful and creative Twitterazi’s will receive a special ProductCamp Surprise on November 20th.

ProductCamp Amsterdam 2011 Announced!

30 Aug

This is a short but exciting message to get ProductCamp Amsterdam 2011 under way.

Save The Date

We just started with the organization and have decided to hold the third edition of the ProductCamp on Sunday November 20th, 2011 at Hyves HQ! More information will become available in the coming weeks and we will keep you posted through the website, this newsletter and twitter. For now, please mark the date in your agenda and register for the event.

Planning Team

Five people have volunteered to help with the organization:

  • Jasper Wognum
  • Zoran Kovacevic
  • Kevin Vlaanderen
  • Michael Habib
  • Jelmer de Jong

For any questions and suggestions you can reach us at productcampamsterdam@gmail.com. We are open to any feedback and suggestions, especially sponsors and keynote speaker candidates.

Hope to see you November 20th!

Mark Schiefelbein.