Keerthana Ak is a Product Manager at Zynga, managing a portfolio of casual games. Prior to this, she was the Director PM at Hyphen, an HR tech startup which had a successful exit. Her startup stints have made her adept at building products from concept to scale with lean teams and high efficiency. Currently, she is leading a team that is playing a pivotal role in shaping Zynga's Hyper casual game strategy.
Sharing experiences from Zynga, Postman and Swiggy our panelists will discuss how remote is working for them from an office, team and productivity perspective. Find out how it has impacted these companies for short and long-term change and how they structure themselves daily to ensure productivity and positivity.
Moderated by Catherine Madden, join the conversation, share your insights and probe the speakers on the elements of their talks that left you wanting more.
In the context of her role in Zynga and experiences as a PM for numerous start-ups, Keerthana will share her journey on how she has learned to become a better PM and a better leader. In this talk, she will touch on her personal lessons on:
- The importance of people over efficiency
- How to ask the right questions, and
- How to create an anchor for your product team when under pressure