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Join product makers & founders to learn valuable lessons and insights from experienced product owners.

May 9, 2017
The Lab Miami

Overview

Product Council provides startups and existing companies a fresh new outlet for critical feedback, ideation, and improvement of their products. Join product makers, (designers, developers, etc.) and founders to learn valuable lessons and insights from experienced product owners as they dive deep into the challenge, success and failure of product design. This is no demo or pitch, rather it’s an open examination of how to execute an idea. Join us for your opportunity to exchange product stories, network, and learn valuable lessons from seasoned product veterans.

Participating Companies

Run Of The Show

Doors Open
6:30 PM
Networking
6:45 PM

For the first act, we introduce a startup who’s there to ask for product advice and feedback from the council. The council consists of three (3) experienced product owners who serve as an anchor for the ensuing conversations. In this instance, the product council and audience provide a product owner valuable feedback on their product.

  • Alex Baumeige, CEO & Chief Architect Spinteractive LLC
  • Ptah Dunbar, Full Stack Web / Mobile Developer and Wielder of Worldly Languages
  • Jenny Ramirez, Product Director Visa

 The second act introduces a more established business who’s product owner is given an opportunity to showcase a particular product or feature they feel their product team has executed particularly well. In this scenario, the audience is provided with valuable product learnings through the experience of another product owner. Note: There are occasions where we have product makers come give talks about various themes related to product development, management or design.

  • Ptah Dunbar, Full Stack Web / Mobile Developer and Wielder of Worldly Languages
  • Jenny Ramirez, Product Director Visa
  • Joe Olmsted, Senior Product Marketing Manager Alienware
Break / Networking
8:00

Welcome Remarks will be given by:

  • Alex Baumeige, CEO & Chief Architect Spinteractive LLC
  • Joe Olmsted, Senior Product Marketing Manager Alienware
  • Jenny Ramirez, Product Director Visa
  • Ptah Dunbar, Full Stack Web / Mobile Developer and Wielder of Worldly Languages

Speakers

Ptah Dunbar

Ptah Dunbar

Ptah is a Digital Architect, Educator, Entrepreneur, and Wielder of Worldly Languages with over a decade experience generating value and positive social impact through his contributions to open source, courses, and community leadership.

Ptah Dunbar

Full Stack Web / Mobile Developer and Wielder of Worldly Languages
Jenny Ramirez

Jenny Ramirez

Jenny is a Systems Engineer working in product development of payment products during the last 15 years in Latin America.From Venezuela, she began her career in Verizon developing mobile payments for the base of the pyramid, worked at Utiba LTD and then joined Visa in 2013 where she has been leading products based on APIs such as mVisa, Visa Checkout and is responsible for Visa Developer enabling big companies and startups to improve their solutions with Visa products.

Jenny Ramirez

Product Director Visa
Joe Olmsted

Joe Olmsted

Joe Olmsted serves as the director of product management for Alienware products at Dell. In this role, Joe leads a team of people who define all products that carry the Alienware brand. Joe first joined Alienware in 2003 while Alienware was still a small business operated in Miami, FL. Joe first left his mark on the brand by bringing a series of living room focused PCs to market under the DHS moniker. Over eight of the next eleven years, Joe has been defining and developing nearly every type of product from Alienware including peripherals, desktops and notebooks.

Prior to joining Alienware / Dell, Joe held various product marketing positions at Intel, NEC and was a co-founder in an online music startup. Joe now resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and daughter.

Joe Olmsted

Senior Product Marketing Manager Alienware
Alex Baumeige

Alex Baumeige

Alexandre Baumeige is a highly creative tech entrepreneur & engineer with the ability to harness & develop new technologies and turn them into businesses.

He is Founder/CEO & Chief Engineer at Spinteractive LLC. He leads a team of AR/VR/MR programming specialists in downtown Miami. He’s recently launched an AR/VR/MR Academy to train students in Career Technical Education CTE.

With a fortitude for Software & 3D Development, he architects and develops experience-driven AR/VR/MR Apps, Games, Presentations, Learning Tools and more. Having attended the Microsoft HoloAcademy, he is an expert HoloLens developer with several completed & published HoloLens Apps. With projects on VIVE & Oculus he develops Virtual Reality as well as Mobile AR using various SDKs including ARKIt, Vuforia, Wikitude and more. Developing VR Domains on the High Fidelity Platform is also part of his development portolio.

Alexandre is a serial entrepreneur & software developer with 22+ years’ experience. Having lead technological innovation, design and development in Web, Voice Recognition, IVR, Unified Messaging and Communications, he is attuned to working with new, next-generation technologies – AR/VR/MR are a natural evolution.

His most successful venture, NetByTel, raised a total of $26.1M Series D from Office Depot, Deutsche Telecom, AOL Time Warner, Chelsea Group, Lazard, Accenture Technology Partners and more. NetByTel was started with 3 partners and exited privately in 2005 purchased by Tuvox Corp.

Alexandre realizes AR/VR/MR as the next-generation computing platform and is pursuing extremes in the field.

Alex Baumeige

CEO & Chief Architect Spinteractive LLC