Please join us for a talk about product management from entrepreneur-turned-VC, Jeff Bussgang of Flybridge Capital. Jeff will discuss what it takes to be successful as a product manager in a technology company based on his experience as an entrepreneur (Upromise, Open Market) and advising companies as a VC. Jeff has also written a case on product management.
Jeff is a former entrepreneur (Upromise, Open Market) who joined the firm in 2002 and focuses on the consumer, marketing services, e-commerce, software and mobile start-up markets. On the side, he serves as a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School (http://bit.ly/YkY42T) where he teaches a class on entrepreneurship and lean start-ups called Launching Technology Ventures and has co-authored five HBS cases. In 2010, he wrote and published a book, Mastering the VC Game, as a guide for understanding the venture capital. Jeff also currently sits on the board of MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange and is a Founding Executive Committee Member of First Growth Venture Network, a network of venture and angel investors supporting entrepreneurs building companies in the New York area. You can read more about his work on his blog (www.SeeingBothSides.com) or his book, Mastering the VC Game (www.jeffbussgang.com).
Jeff holds a BA in Computer Science from Harvard University where he graduated magna cum laude and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and a Ford Scholar.
When: Thursday, 4/25, 12-1 PM
Lunch will be served