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Inclusive Product Management Summit

More inclusive teams. More inclusive products.

May 7, 2021・9am-4pm Pacific Time・Online

Thank you for joining us for an impactful event!



Time (Pacific Standard Time) Sessions
9 – 9:30am Networking and Opening Remarks
9:30 – 10:20am Why Inclusion is Critical in Product Management
Gain insight into the future of product management and become better prepared to make a business case for inclusion.
Speakers: Angelina Howard and Professor Elizabeth Umphress
10:20 – 10:30am Networking
10:30 – 11:20am Key Characteristics of an Effective Inclusion Strategy
Learn to identify an effective inclusion strategy.
Panel: Wade Davis and Srishti Sofat moderated by Jeff Shulman
Speaker: Professor Hala Annabi
11:20am – 12:15pm Peer-to-Peer Knowledge Share and Networking
Grow your professional network and learn from product leaders in small group breakouts.
Themed Discussions: Responsible AI hosted by Microsoft
Accessibility hosted by Qualtrics
AI and Product Ethics hosted by Axon
Inclusive Product Design hosted by Zillow
12:15 – 1:15pm Lightning Stories on Success and Missteps
Learn from product leaders’ successes and missteps in this succession of 5-minute talks.
Speakers: Soumeya Benghanem, Michael Fisher, Hani Rachidi, Abigail Franco, Padmaja Vrudhula, Teresa Thomas, Daphra Holder, Jordan Horton, Martie Burris, Marily Nika
1:15 – 1:30pm Networking
1:30 – 2:50pm More Inclusive Processes for Building More Inclusive Products
Learn about the latest inclusive processes.
Panel: Regine Gilbert, Brian Glaister, and Maria Thomas moderated by Christina Fong
Speaker: Professor Beth Kolko
3 – 3:40pm Defining Inclusion for Product Management: A Collaboration
Collectively define the future of Product Management in small groups before collaboratively documenting requirements for inclusive product management.
3:40 – 4:00pm Closing Remarks and Next Steps


Hala Annabi

Hala AnnabiAssociate Professor,
UW Information

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Martie Burris

Martie BurrisDirector of Product Management,

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Wade Davis

Wade DavisVice President of Inclusion Strategy for Product, Netflix

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Michael Fisher

Michael FisherLead Product

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Christina Fong

Christina FongAssociate Dean of Inclusion & Diversity, UW Foster

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Abigail Franco

Abigail FrancoDirector, Product & Technology,

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Regine Gilbert

Regine GilbertProfessor, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

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Brian Glaister

Brian GlaisterHead of Product & GM of Justice Solutions, Axon

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Daphra Holder

Daphra HolderProduct Lead,

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Angelina Howard

Angelina HowardSr. PM & Past President, Black Employee Network, Amazon

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Jordan Horton

Jordan HortonDigital Experience
Manager & DEI Leader,
of America

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Beth Kolko

Beth KolkoProfessor,
Human Centered
Design & Engineering

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Marily Nika

Marily NikaAR Product Manager, Google

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Hani Rachidi

Hani RachidiVP of Product at Prescryptive Health

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Jeff Shulman

Jeff ShulmanProfessor,
UW Foster

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Srishti Sofat

Srishti SofatGroup Vice President, Product Development in CX Marketing, Oracle

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Maria Thomas

Maria ThomasChief Product

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Teresa Thomas

Teresa ThomasPrincipal Product Manager,

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Elizabeth Umphress

Elizabeth UmphressProfessor,

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Padmaja Vrudhula

Padmaja VrudhulaSenior Director, Product Management,

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