HOW GREAT DIGITAL PRODUCTS ARE MADE
Central Hall, Edinburgh
Thursday 18 August 2016
Product/People at the Turing Festival brings leaders in technology to Edinburgh for a sophisticated conversation about how to design and build amazing digital products — and develop sustainable businesses and organisations around them. From product management to user experience to hiring and culture, hear how it's done from the people who are doing it. Tickets are available now, for just £129 + VAT.
Government Digital Service
As a product manager, Pete Herlihy has delivered many of GDS' biggest and most challenging successes, including GOV.UK (winner of Design of the Year 2013), moving voter registration online, and introducing online petitioning of government and parliament. He's currently working on GOV.UK Notify, a common service for all of government to use to communicate with users.
Agile Consultant & author
Emily Webber is an independent agile and lean consultant, and former Head of Agile Delivery at GDS. She works with organisations in both the private and public sectors to help with their agile transformations and to develop their agile capability for sustainable change. She is the author of Building Successful Communities of Practice: Discover How Connecting People Makes Better Organisations.
Courtney Seiter is a writer, editor and inclusivity catalyst at Buffer, focusing on the intersection of workplace culture and inclusion. Her writing has appeared in TIME, Fast Company, Lifehacker, Inc. and more. On the side, she’s the co-founder of Girls to the Moon, a company that produces events designed to build confidence in girls age 10-14.
David Cancel is a five-time entrepreneur, two-time CEO, angel investor, and currently the CEO at Drift, a startup that's making it easier for businesses to talk to their customers. Prior to Drift he was at HubSpot where he served as Chief Product Officer after HubSpot acquired his last company, Performable. He is also the creator of Ghostery, the web's largest privacy tool.