Mike Stern

CEO

Biography

Mike upholds the vision and mission for Connected, where he focuses on building world-class experiences for the team and customers. Previously, Mike helped grow Xtreme Labs to 350 people before it was acquired by Pivotal in 2013. He has worked with dozens of world-class brands including AMEX, Facebook, Salesforce, MasterCard, and the NFL. His work has been featured in the Financial Times, the Globe and Mail, and on CBC.

Recordings

“Our Commitment to Product Thinking”
Connected Product Thinking Mixer with Marty Cagan, April 2019

“Our Collective Mission to Build Better Products”
Elevate Product, September 2018

Speech Topics

  • Why great products require integrated, cross-disciplinary teams
  • Why technical expertise is indispensable to upstream/innovation
  • Why marketing matters even in a product age
  • How to build a strong cross-disciplinary org

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