Rosie Atkins has been a product leader for more than 20 years. In her current role as VP of Product at Homebase, she is working toward the company’s mission to make it simple for local businesses to manage hourly employees. She has held product leadership roles at OpenTable, Groupon, and Upserve. In 1997, Rosie was a founding employee at Reel.com, the first business to rent and sell movies online.
Rosie is a mentor at the Program on Entrepreneurship at Yale School of Management and at the Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program at Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.
Great products aren’t build by accident or strokes of good luck. They’re born of research, data, design, failure and lagniappe. Rosie will share her experiences building great, and not-so-great products.