Bain Public to take part in a Product Management Conversation with Startup Grind Montréal

(Montréal, Canada) – Paul Ortchanian, Founder, CEO, Head of Product of Bain Public joins Cédric Tawil, Director at Startup Grind Montreal, in a fireside chat discussing what the future of product management holds and how businesses can prepare for it.

This fireside event is hosted by Cédric Tawil from Startup Grind Montreal. Startup Grind has hosted past events with other credible individuals, seeking to guide and give startups the tools they need to be successful in today’s industry. They have had a range of guest speakers at their in-person and (now) online events, such as CEOs and high-end executives of startups and well-established companies.

Some of their high profile guests include: Ashkan Karbasfrooshan (founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of WatchMojo); Tara Akhavan (President and General Manager of Faurecia IRYStec Inc.); Julie Lacasse (co-founder of leading tech company TrackTik, currently sitting on the board of Director); and Mehdi Merai (an AI researcher and the CEO of Dataperformers).

About The Event:
Product Management has come a long way since the days when it was indistinguishable from marketing or project management. The success of startups and large tech companies, such as Google and Amazon, combined with the rising profile of product leaders led to a growing appreciation for the discipline. At its best, modern product management has become a holistic discipline that functions at the intersection of business, design, and technology to help teams drive towards product/market fit.

During the chat, Paul and Cédric discussed alot, including:

  • Advice to startups who are looking to take their business to the next level
  • Challenges related to Product Management and Roadmapping that a company faces when scaling
  • What are some of the shifts in product management in the last two years
  • Why is the lack of product managers in Canada an issue? What should be done in order to change that?
  • How is the role of product management changing going into the future?
  • What should companies do now to prepare themselves for the future? What about product managers?

Event Information
  • Title: The Future of Product Management
  • Listen on: Youtube
  • Find more info here

About Startup Grind
Startup Grind aims to aid startups everywhere in the world with the education and opportunities they need to build, grow and scale their business. Their goal is to bring like-minded individuals together to connect, learn, teach, help, build and belong. Their company began with the motive to solve the problem of encountering challenges when launching a new company. Startup Grind was founded in 2010 and has been helping startups ever since through their local events, flagship conferences, memberships, programs and online content. They have reached over 3.2 million individuals worldwide.

About Paul Ortchanian
Paul Ortchanian is a pro at injecting strategies and tactics to monetize his client's businesses. A consultant, coach, keynote speaker, and author all wrapped up in one, Paul has held leadership roles in Bay Area startups and high-growth organizations, like WatchMojo. He has helped establish product functions and has organized product-led initiatives across national/regional offices. Paul shares his transition out of the corporate world in starting his own business Bain Public, revealing the extreme challenges of unblocking company structure and policies from doing the right thing.

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About Bain Public

Bain Public, acquired by X Machina-AI Inc. in January 2022, offers consistent roadmap planning processes & tools for business leaders and product managers organized around what motivates, inspires and improves growth. Bain Public offers a variety of articles, e-books and approaches designed to help organizations understand their digital strategies, introduce elements of roadmapping and establish product-led change amongst the senior leaders and managers. Our approach, product, expert advice and coaching helps entangle complex technology, people and roadmap dynamics.

About XMachina

X Machina-AI seeks to provide a platform for the acquisition of Artificial Intelligence ("AI") entities in North America. The company’s thesis is based on an aggregation strategy to acquire successful AI targets and make them better through the addition of growth capital, streamlining of corporate processes and human capital acquisitions. The current sector focus of the Company is on enhancing supply-chain efficiencies, logistics and manufacturing.