Vice President of Experiences & Professionally Installed Lighting GE Lighting, a Savant company
Paul Williams is the Vice President of Experiences & Professionally Installed Lighting for GE Lighting, a Savant company where he is charged with reimagining smart home products and services, as well as professional residential lighting solutions from one of America’s most trusted consumer brands. With a deep focus on the connected home and the company’s Cync™ brand, Paul leads the company’s growth category product management team, its go-to-market strategy, bold innovation and its external partner ecosystem to develop and enable new platforms for growth. Paul brings more than 30 years of business operations leadership and hardware and software development within high-tech industries. This includes more than a decade of executive leadership at Control4, a manufacturer of home automation solutions, where he led the company’s global product management and research and development teams, supported the company’s merger and acquisition activity, delivered award-winning solutions and helped build the company from a start-up to an IPO with double-digit, year-over-year growth. Paul has been a speaker at dozens of industry events and is often sourced and cited by the media on connected home topics.
Product executive bringing products from conception to launch. Specializes in simple, intuitive user experiences powered by sophisticated algorithms. Jeanine leads a product development team that focuses on AI solutions for XFINITY products, including the X1 platform & voice remote, customer care & My Account, XFINITY Home cameras & automation, and other areas like wifi and anomaly detection. Jeanine is the founding product lead for Comcast's X1 voice remote, delivering the industry's first voice interface to millions of customers. She has been the product lead for other content discovery platforms, including the X1 search engine, used on the set-top box, web and mobile apps for keyword search of TV content.
Director of Product Management, Google Assistant Developer Platform Google
Rebecca works as Director of Product Management at Google. She leads the Developer Platform for Google Assistant, working to ensure that the developer experience for Assistant is intuitive, fast, and fun. Prior to Google, Rebecca led compliance and Admin product management at Box. Rebecca has also led product at Jobvite, where her team delivered deeply-researched, smartly-designed products and features for Jobvite's Engage, Hire, and Onboard products. Prior to Jobvite, Rebecca worked at NetSuite, leading first Commerce then Infrastructure product management. She also has extensive experience in driving commercial and technology innovation through product management in consumer e-commerce and retail companies, including Shutterfly, eBay, Apple, and BizRate. Rebecca received her MBA from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, and her BA in International Relations from Stanford University.
Sr. Director, Global Product Innovation & Design VISA
As a respected professional and industry expert with thirteen rewarding years of progressive product management; my focus has evolved to provide significant agile team leadership of full-stack engineering, design, product and global client partnerships. Personal relationships are the foundation of my professional life, and my goal is to continue providing solutions and the means to innovate in service of multiple industries and disciplines. In addition to being a results-driven innovator, my previous positions reflect my implementation of strategic marketing, sales, and cloud based technologies designed to maximize revenue and expand solution offerings. Just of few of my high-profile clients include Apple, Amazon, Chase, Wells Fargo, Visa, Google, Capital One, Target, and Starbucks.
Richard Stern was appointed to Chief Executive Officer, TuneIn, in November 2020. Formerly, he held the position of Chief Product Officer for Audible. Stern is an experienced digital consumer product executive with more than 25 years of industry experience. Previously, Stern led Audible’s global product and design organizations as the company grew to become the leading subscription spoken word audio company. Before joining Audible, Stern served as Head of Global Media Products for Sony PlayStation, where he was responsible for PlayStation Originals, PlayStation Video, and PlayStation Music. Prior, he was Head of Product Management for Amazon Studios, the company’s award-winning original TV and film development arm. Stern is also a founder in Four Daughters Entertainment, a mission-driven film and television production company devoted to inclusion and diversity in the media industry.
Director of Digital Technology Philadelphia Eagles
As a lifelong sports fanatic, playing street cricket in India and playing blacktop basketball in Philly, I'm blessed and fortunate to bring my passion for sports into my career. As the Director of Digital Technology, I manage a team responsible for collecting and distributing all of our great Eagles Entertainment content on various platforms. I oversee the strategy of growing audience engagement on our Mobile App, Website, and emergent technologies like Voice/AR, etc. My team is also responsible for logging, storing, and sharing assets to all of our stakeholders in producing high-quality content. Our Mobile App strategy has incorporated incredible partners like Yinzcam, Rover, Satisfi Labs amongst others. And we've created incredible campaigns like our annual NFL Draft mobile app experiences, Eagles Autism Challenge AR medals, incorporating a chatbot for our Gameday Staff to utilize for every event at Lincoln Financial Field. Our Voice Skills have launched on Alexa and Google Assistant to bring fans even closer to our incredible exclusive access to our coaches and players thanks to our partner in Voicify. Our passionate fan bases continue to engage with us and I'm incredibly excited week in and week out, to provide them the best activation possible. I'm passionate about bringing new technology to our ever-growing list of stakeholders like Marketing, Premium & Sponsorship, Community Relations, and Event Operations. #FlyEaglesFly #IAMANEAGLE
Visiting Assistant Professor / Conversation Designer and Co-Author Pratt Institute
Author of Conversations with Things: UX Design for Chat and Voice, out May 2021 from Rosenfeld Media. Conversation Designer & Strategist | UX Writer | Strategist | Team & Process Builder | Teacher I design conversational interfaces: chatbots, VUIs, IoT, immersive and multimodal interactions. Expertise in UX writing, information architecture and intent design, training data modeling and tuning, persona creation, prototyping, tuning, and usability testing. I advise on use cases, processes and roles, and omni-channel strategy. Problem solver and process creator. Passionate about words, ethics, inclusivity, and building deeply collaborative teams.