CEO, ProdUX Labs
Melissa Perri is a Product Manager, UX Designer, speaker, and coach. Working with product development teams around the world, Melissa helps them create strategies that satisfy users and drive business goals. She coaches Product Managers to answer two important questions – “Should we build this?” and “Why?” Her clients include Capital One, Spotify, Rovio, Valtech, Plated, Wayra UK, and Levo League.
After successfully integrating concepts from Lean Startup, Agile, and Continuous Improvement into her own role as a Product Manager, Melissa began teaching classes and workshops. She wrote and taught the Product Management curriculum for General Assembly worldwide. A frequent speaker, Melissa has had the pleasure of addressing audiences at conferences such as QCon, Mind the Product, Lean UX NYC, Lean Agile Scotland, and Agile 2015. Before becoming a consultant, she worked as a Product Manager and UX Designer at Barclays Capital, OpenSky, Capital IQ, and Conductor. Melissa has a degree in Operations Research and Information Engineering from Cornell University.
She has just completed a book, Managing Products, (published by O’Reilly). She is also launching an online Product Management school for individuals and enterprise teams called Product Institute.
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