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The Product Management Center

The Product Management Center is on a mission to empower one million diverse product leaders to drive success developing innovations that are inclusive to diverse audiences.

The Product Management Center brings together the University of Washington’s interdisciplinary faculty and industry leaders in an effort to:

  • Enrich the lives of diverse product managers
  • Empower product managers to enrich the lives of diverse audiences
  • Provide employers the most trusted source for diverse product management talent
  • Drive thought leadership in product management

Recent and Ongoing Activities

In its first year, The Product Management Center hosted the inaugural Inclusive Product Management Summit and the Foster the Product Speaker Series. The Product Management Center’s founding director Jeff Shulman regularly cohosts the How to Succeed in Product Management podcast. The Inclusive Product Management Accelerator broadens access to economic opportunity by bringing more diverse voices to the Product Management community. Everyone is welcome in the Foster the Product LinkedIn group to connect with other product leaders and learn of upcoming programming.

Advisory Board

The Product Management Center was founded with the valuable guidance from a diverse group of product leaders. Meet the practitioners who helped launch The Product Management Center and shape its future.

collage image of faces of product management founding advisory board members

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