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India Product Management Association

Bangalore Chapter

invites YOU to

Annual Event 2012: Journey to Product Nirvana

Saturday Dec 8 2012, 10 am

Venue: Microsoft Research India Lab, Lavelle Road, Bangalore

This December, IPMA invites you to be a part of the Journey to Product Nirvana! Building on the excitement and momentum of product companies in India,  IPMA's annual event welcomes  aspiring and experienced product managers from startups, upstarts, MNCs and large companies to traverse onto the path of achieving product success!


Limited Seating!! No onsite registrations! Register NOW to avoid disappointment!

Check out the invite video here.



9:00 am Registrations and Networking
10:00 am

Welcome Remarks - How IPMA works and how you can participate?

Speaker: Ravi Padaki

10:15 am

Keynote on Customer Centric Product Strategy

Speaker: Ram Narayanan

11:00 am

Panel on "I am a Product Manager. (What's a Product Manager?)"

Panelists: Pinkesh Shah, Pallav Nadhani, Saran Chatterjee, Mukesh Agarwal

Moderator: Ravi Padaki

11:45 am Tea break
12:00 pm Message from our sponsor Confianzys
12:05 pm

Do you have the heart of a designer? User experience for Product Managers

Speaker: Sarit Arora

12:35 pm

Product Success Showcase - 1

Speaker: Sanjay Jain, Khoslalabs

12:55 pm Fireside chat
1:00 pm Lunch and Networking
2:00 pm

5 tips for great product story telling

Speaker: Sameer Agarwal

2:15 pm

Product Success Showcase - 2

Speaker: Alok Goel, Chief Products Officer at

2:30 pm

Product Clinic - Feel your product pulse

Panel: Mukund Mohan, Sanjay Jain, Dhimant Parekh

3:30 pm

Closing remarks by Sweta Chotia, Secretary, IPMA Bangalore

Program Guide


I am a Product Manager! (What's a product manager?)

Abstract: There is so much confusion around what is product management in IT! How different is it from program management or marketing? How does product management differ by enterprises vs consumer verticals? How can one make lateral moves into product management and within verticals? How can one grow in product management? How does product management vary between startups and enterprises? Listen straight from the veterans on how you can take your product management career to new heights! 

Panel: Pinkesh Shah, Pallav Nadhani, Saran Chatterjee, Mukesh Agarwal



Product success showcase

Get to know the inside secrets of two cool products presented by very successful product managers!

Speaker: Sanjay Jain

Speaker: Alok Goel

Product Clinic - Feel your product pulse!

Listen to product managers from startups share their challenges and learn from an esteemed panel on how you can overcome similar challenges.

Submit your entries here. Submissions end Dec 1, 2012.

Panel: Mukund Mohan, Sanjay Jain, Dhimant Parekh

Making customers fall in love with your product!

Find out what does it mean for product managers to have the heart of a designer and build beautiful products that customers fall in love with!

Speaker: Sarit Arora


5 tips for great product story telling

 Get 5 awesome tips to tell a story about your product that will wow your customer

Speaker: Sameer Agarwal

Special: Fireside chat with one of India's first IT Product Manager! 


Speaker Bios:

Ram Narayanan

Sanjay Jain

Mukund Mohan

Pinkesh Shah

Sarit Arora

Pallav Nadhani

Sameer Agarwal

Dhimant Parekh 

Saran Chatterjee

Alok Goel












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Microsoft Research Lab India Private Limited
#9, Vigyan, Lavelle Road
Bangalore, Karnataka