Experienced entrepreneur and marketing management professional who consistently delivers high-quality and results-focused marketing vehicles, customer experience design and valuable content for go-to-market, launch, startups, brand building, events and community engagement. Demonstrated results and knowledge utilizing software, web, social media, omni-channel product marketing, brand and community development. Visionary, facilitator, coach and speaker forwarding people and excellence, utilizing technology to serve.
Social media expert
cross-functional project management
wordpress development and website marketing
brand enhancement management
customer experience advocate
Built and manages 4 brands:
Prodmgmttalk - Global Product Management Talk on twitter, fb, linkedin groups, blogtalkradio
Cindyfsolomon - twitter, fb
StartupProduct - wordpress, twitter, fb, meetup, school
ProductSummit - conference, mobile community, wordpress, twitter
FounderJan 2013 - Current Startup Product Academy, LLCOakland, CA
Curate interactive curriculum to forward systems thinking applied to building products and driving revenue, taught workshops, developed trainings, collaborated with providers.
Built brand, cultivated sponsorship relationships, managed social media, marketing, promotions and international community
Conduct Product Therapy to provide coaching for developers, inventors, founders, and business owners in bringing their ideas to products and generating revenue to scale businesses
Teach courses including Crash Course in Design Thinking, Introduction to Agile taught in an Agile Manner, Developing your Value Proposition, Twitter for Business, What Lean Brings to Product Marketing, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Provide coaching for professionals seeking to advance their product management and tech careers
Digital Events Strategist & Content Marketing ManagerJan 2009 - Current Global Product Management TalkEl Cerrito, CA
Hosted Global Product Management Talk regular broadcast garnering .5 million listens showcasing thought leaders, authors and practitioners in technology, software development, product management, innovation, startups and marketing. Conducted over 100 episodes.
Conducted webinars, social media and content marketing for Association of International Product Management and Marketing
Spoke at ProductCamp unconferences on product marketing, social media and product management issues
ProducerMar 2011 - Current The Product SummitOakland, CA
Producer of The Product Summit conference series showcasing women in technology, founders, business owners, professionals behind excellent products and methodologies to bring ideas to market.
Product Summits range from one day lightning talks with cross-functional thought leaders and practitioners, to additional day workshops, design thinking challenge, startup product games, productcamp and startup product open un-conference options
Organizer of SUPA Product Talks for everyone passionate about product excellence, regardless of title, industry, or stage of growth, to come together to share, learn and talk about what it really takes to produce products that people love and how to build sustainable businesses and revenue streams based on product excellence.
Bachelor of Arts: social work, computer science1980 Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA
Master of Arts: contextual psychotherapy1985 Institute of Contextual PsychotherapyNew York, NY