Slack Product Lead on Product Meets Improv

The tech industry tells you that you need to be smarter and work harder to do better. As product management becomes more demanding, it’s important to develop your skills in creative ways. That said, how can you continue to get better as a PM and have fun at the same time? Slack Product Lead Ellie Powers talks about how performing improv comedy has helped her become a better product manager – sharing the secret to owning a crowd on stage and in your product career.

Event program
  • Unique perspectives from featured VP/C-suite products executives
  • Networking before and after the session
  • Give a shoutout if you’re hiring or looking for a job
  • Yummy dinner and drinks from local favorites - on us, of course!
About the Speaker

Ellie Powers

Slack Product Lead
Ellie Powers is a Director of Product at Slack - where she manages a team focused on optimizing the platform experience. Prior to joining Slack, she worked at Google for over 6 years - working on the Chrome browser and Google Play products. In addition, Ellie worked on product teams based in Europe for TalkTalk and VirtuOz. Following internships at Microsoft and Pfizer, she also worked at Microsoft for 4 years in program management. Ellie holds a degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and currently lives in the Bay Area.

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