2017 PDMA Competitive Edge Conference Speakers



    Sarah Robb O'Hagan
    CEO, Flywheel Sports



    World Class Product Leadership
    of amazing product teams
    and iconic product brands 

    Former Global President, Gatorade
    Past Executive, Virgin
    Past Executive, Nike
    Former President, Equinox

    Featured Speakers

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    Don Abraham
    President, Consulting Services, Kantar Futures


    Carlos J. Barroso
    Senior Vice President, Global Research and Development and Quality, Campbell Soup Company

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    Bob Caporale
    President, Sequent Learning Networks

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    Randy Rossi
    President, Bally Design Inc.


    Breakout Session Speakers

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    Todd Abraham
    (Former) Senior Vice President of Research and Nutrition for Mondelez International

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    Dan Adams
    President, The AIM Institute

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    Jeanne Bradford
    Principal, TCGen, Inc.

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    John Carter
    Principal, TCGen, Inc.

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    Michael Dalton
    Managing Director, Guided Innovation Group, LLC

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    Peter Duggan
    Senior Vice President, Computershare


    Bryan Elanko
    Commercialization Services, National Oilwell Varco

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    Tommi Forsstrom
    Vice President, Product for Motion and API, Shutterstock

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    Donovan Hardenbrook 

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    David Kachoui, MBA, PMP
    Director of Business Development, Natech Plastics, Inc

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    Randy Krum
    President and Chief Designer, InfoNewt, LLC

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    Robert Male, PE PhD
    Manager, Design Producibility, L-3 Communications - CS West.

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    Steve Meister
    President, Big Bang

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    Dave Oventhal
    Senior Manager, Market and Product, Kawasaki Motors Corp., Inc.

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    Colin Palombo
    Managing Partner, Innovation Framework Technologies

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    Donald Ross, PhD, MBA
    President and Founder, Innovare Inc.

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    Rob Shelton
    Executive Fellow, Miller Center

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    Maria Thompson
    Director, Global Innovation Framework

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    Yasmine Winkler
    Chief Executive Officer of the Central Region, UnitedHealthcare

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    Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP
    President, Global NP Solutions

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    Dave Zasada
    Senior Vice President of Product Management, ACT

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    Joshua Louis Cohen, Esq.
    Shareholder and Director, RatnerPrestia

    Charles Angell
    Modern Edge Incv

    Bob Baron
    Vice President, Sensory Spectrum

    Emily Batt
    Senior Product Manager, KAYAK

    Mitch Beaumont
    Partner, Arthur D. Little

    Steven Haines
    CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

    Rob Colenso
    Senior Product Manager and UX Lead, Total Wine & More

    Chris Frank
    Program Director, University of Minnesota


    Kurtis Williams
    Senior Director of Product, SalesForce




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