About this event
Join us from 10:00 on Tuesday 20 October as we invite digital and product experts for a morning of panel discussions as they delve into how you can progress your career in product and digital.
If you’re just starting out in digital product, or you’re looking for the next step in your career, we’ll have expert product leaders on hand to give you some pointers with an online panel and live Q&A.
CanvasFest is a two week, online digital festival that’ll be taking place from Thursday 8 to Wednesday 21 October 2020 and part of that activity is the careers clinic!
This event will be especially relevant for people who:
The online panel and live Q&A will last 90 minutes with the panellists going through a set of questions aimed to give you all the information and resources you need to advance your career in digital product.
Here’s a sneak peek into what you can expect to see:
Pip Jamieson - Founder & CEO, the-dots
Pip Jamieson is the Founder & CEO of The Dots, a professional network for people that don't wear suits to work -'dubbed “The next LinkedIn?' by Forbes.
Delightfully Dyslexic with a distinctive marmite laugh (you either love it or you hate it) Pip was named by The Sunday Times as one of the Top 100 Disruptive Entrepreneurs innovating in their respective fields & by Ad Week as one of the 41 trailblazing leaders having a positive impact on the world.
Being a dyslexic sole female tech founder, Pip has put promoting social responsibility and helping business build diverse teams at the heart of everything they do! 68% + of The Dots community is female, 31% + BAME & 16% + LGBT+. The Dots also do a lot of work around socioeconomic diversity and neurodiversity to fuel a more balanced industry of the future.
Sarah Timmins – Portfolio Manager, Eversheds-Sutherland
Sarah is a certified Advanced Agile Product Owner experienced in product management, project / programme management, marketing and digital solution development.
Sarah has experience in polar opposite environments – marketing within Financial Services and IT led in Law and can share how proved POs have valuable transferable skills (without being a ‘techy’!). Sarah has led 60+ people during her career and can share insights on what client side employers look for when recruiting great product people.
Bhavesh Vaghela - VP of Products, Callsign
Bhavesh is a digital craftsman at heart who enjoys connecting people and ideas to inspire, innovate and co-create solutions. His passion is the intersection between humanity and technology and doing karmic good. His position at Callsign allows him to create products that solve the problem of identity, authentication and protect the vulnerable from fraudsters.
Natalie Lomas - Talent Acquisition Manager, 383 Project
Natalie finds future 383 talent, she promotes everything it takes and is to be a 383'er and is one of the guardians of 383's culture.
Natalie has experience in both Creative Agencies and Recruitment Agencies. Firstly working for some of the midlands most respected Advertising Agencies and then carving her career in recruitment specialising in the Creative and Tech industries. She has over 20 years experience where she has helped guide and shape the careers of a diverse candidate base covering many different client sectors and varying levels of candidates from graduates to C-suite.
Leon Barret, Product Director, 383
Leon is responsible for leading and developing the product function. This includes direct reports that span Business Analysts, Product Owners, Product Delivery and Product & Business Strategists.
Starting his career as a developer, Leon was always interested in why the products he worked on existed and made a difference to people, and it’s this curiosity that led him into the world of product management.
To secure your place at this event, please register your details above and you'll receive a unique link to your inbox. You'll also get access to the recording after the event, so you can replay at your leisure.
We work with the bold and the brave to imagine solutions, define experiences and build great products that make life easier for your customers. We do this by putting technology to work in smart ways to make it easier for people to live brilliantly.
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