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Galvanize Study Hall: Product with Sam McAfee

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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Inaugural Galvanize Study Hall Program

The Galvanize Study Hall is an exclusive opportunity for Galvanize Members *only* to ask the hard questions and get insider information from industry leaders at both scaling startups and Fortune 500 companies in the Bay Area once a month.


“For a company to grow really big, it must (a) make something lots of people want, and (b) reach and serve all those people.” ~ Paul Graham

  • Our Product Study Hall serves point A
  • Our Growth Study Hall serves point B
  • Our Funding Study Hall is the financial engine that supports both

*This will be a monthly event, consisting of 1 Study Hall per vertical, each month!


 

Focus: Product (Balancing Lean and Agile in Product Teams)

with Sam McAfee, Consulting CTO at Startup Patterns

 

As a sixteen year Silicon Valley veteran, Sam has helped numerous technology product teams to be successful and deliver meaningfully for their business. He has participated in six startups, and coached countless others. He has long been an active member of the Agile, Lean Startup and Kanban communities in the Bay Area. With significant hands-on experience developing a wide variety of web based products, he still codes regularly.

Sam helps entrepreneurs build and scale startup companies, find product-market fit, and improve software products and teams. He has long been an active member of the Agile, Lean Startup and Kanban communities in the Bay Area and has significant hands-on experience developing a wide variety of web-based products, leading teams of various shapes and sizes over the last fifteen years. Sam is an experienced community activist, committed to making the world a better and more livable place for all people, and is particularly interested in the intersection of open source and community organizing.

“Sam is a perfect balance of engineering talent and product/business management. His background and experience give him the unique ability to consult at a high-level, and roll-up his sleeves and write code in the same day.”

–Jonathan Irwin, Managing Director. Neo Innovation

                                If you’d like to learn more about Sam McAfee please click HERE and HERE!

                                                                         **Lunch will be provided**

 

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Venue

Galvanize SF – Boardroom (1st Floor)
44 Tehama Street
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States