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What’s Canada’s Product Management Problem?

Canada has all the ingredients to nurture successful companies into the future — with ample support for startups that need a hand in reaching their potential. Known for its strong accelerator and mentor networks, Canada is home to relatively low costs for building companies and its significant government support has allowed major cities (i.e. Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal) to excel as startup hubs. While most Canadian startups thrive in areas of science, engineering and research and development, there’s one key missing ingredient. What is it, you ask? Product management of course. Product...

Bain Public to take part in a Product Management conversation on One Knight in Product podcast.

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product of Bain Public joins Jason Knight, creator, host, producer, editor and promoter of the One Knight in Product podcast. The podcast is a fireside chat style podcast where Jason aims to speak to people in and around digital product management, get their perspectives, learn from their experiences and share their stories. From the start, Jason wanted to make this an inclusive podcast and aims to cover a range of guests; from seasoned product leaders to people trying to make it into the business, from unknowns to influencers. S...

Every Product Manager Needs Product Development Team

In today’s world, there are a number of thriving companies. There are, however, many more companies that don’t end up thriving. Don’t you ever question why? The most common reason for these entrepreneurial failures is a lack of sufficient market validation and market validation mistakes. There are many peer-reviewed studies compiled by the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) that illustrates about half of all product development projects fail; this failure rate is especially much higher in smaller and startup companies. Now, how can companies avoid this failure? The answ...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

I am ready to provide business leaders and product managers the information, access, and expert guidance that they wish they had earlier in their product journey. I share my passion for product through workshops, published articles and speaking engagements. Interested in having me speak or attend an event? Reach out to me. Below is a list of my upcoming and past speaking engagements. Zu International 2021, Product Strategy and intellectual property from A to Z, Montreal CanadaEcofuel Accelerator 2021, Strategic Product Baseline and Roadmap, Montreal CanadaCentech Propulsion 2021, Conn...

Bain Public to Lead a Product Workshop in collaboration with Zu

(Montreal, Canada) - Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be leading a joint workshop with Nikita Stepin, Senior Associate from Norton Rose Fulbright for two of Zu’s international 2021 cohorts. Yes, you read that right, the international cohorts include startup founders from all over Canada, the United states, and Europe! Paul’s unique experience brings together the necessity of great engineering and the beauty of product strategy. With this, he has identified an actionable process that enables him to offer concrete messages about product ma...

Bain Public to Partner with Centech Propulsion on workshop series

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be leading a series of workshops in partnership with Centech: a world-class business incubator based in Montreal. Paul’s unique experience brings together the necessity of great engineering and the beauty of product strategy. With this, he has identified an actionable process that enables him to offer concrete messages about product management and operations. Which led him to create a virtual workshop Leadership in Product, Connect & Explore Workshop for Teams that provides actionable...

Bain Public to lead a product workshop in collaboration with EcoFuel

(Montreal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product, Data and Strategy of Bain Public, will be leading a workshop on March 30th, 2021 in collaboration with EcoFuel: a specialized and personalized accelerator dedicated to seed stage cleantech startups. Paul’s unique experience brings together the necessity of great engineering and the beauty of product strategy. With this, he has identified an actionable process that enables him to offer concrete messages about product management and operations. Which led him to create a virtual workshop Leadership in Product, Connect & Expl...