Update – I’ve stopped posting decks here due to time constraints but I still love giving talks. HMU ūüôā¬†


I love to give talks – they help me formalize my ideas and meet new people.¬† See below for some talks I’ve given recently. If you’d like to reach out about a speaking opportunity, please drop me a line.


The Emerging Discipline of Startup Management

Audience – INSEAD Alumni in Montreal
Summary РStartup managers do it a little differently.

Product Management in Threes 

Audience –¬†Product Managers at Yellow Pages
Summary –¬†What is PM? Who should do it? How is it done?

The Evolution of BI in Early Stage Startups 

Audience –¬†Product people attending Product Tank MTL
Summary –¬†Business Intelligence in startups goes through 4 key stages.

Using the Lean Canvas to Map and Drive your Startup 

Audience – Students in an entrepreneurship class at Queen’s¬†University
Summary РThe lean canvas is an awesome tool for guiding your startup.

Product Management for non Product Managers

Audience – Employees at Flatbook
Summary –¬†It’s possible to run product with no PMs, but maybe not advisable.

8 Startup Mistakes to Avoid

Audience –¬†Participants in¬†Founder’s Institute in Montreal
Summary – There’s a bunch of stuff that first time founders screw up.

Building Data Culture

Audience –¬†Participants in¬†Startup Next¬†in Montreal
Summary –¬†First comes data availability, then comes data culture.

Intro to Lean Startup 

Audience –¬†Participants in the Asia Pacific Leadership Program
Summary –¬†What is lean startup all about?

Intro to Southeast Asia Startup Ecosystems

Audience -Participants in the Asia Pacific Leadership Program
Summary – There’s a lot going on with¬†startups in Southeast Asia

Iteration After Problem/Solution Fit

Audience –¬†Participants in¬†Startup Next¬†in Montreal
Summary –¬†Iteration at the seed stage is about product AND marketing.

How to Become a Product Manager

Audience –¬†Participants in¬†Founder Fuel
Summary –¬†What makes a good PM and what paths can lead there.

What is Product Management and Why Should You Care

Audience –¬†Participants in¬†Founder Fuel.
Summary – PMs and startups should both follow Build-Measure-Learn.

Lean Analytics – Bringing Back the Book Report

Audience – Attendees at Singapore Lean Startup Circle
Summary – Lean Analytics was an awesome book.

Electric Tea 

Audience – Attendees at Barcamp SG #6
Summary – Electric Tea was a crazy art project.