Co-Founder, Executive Director | LinkedIn
Greg brings 15 years of product management and marketing experience from the information, software and e-commerce industries at companies like Experian, FICO, LPS, RealtyTrac, and Alta Vista. He is the founder of Orange County Product Managers and co-founder of ProductCamp SoCal, an annual "unconference" for local product management and marketing professionals. He has also founded AlignPS, a product mangement and marketing consultancy that helps companies align their product strategies around their target markets. Greg earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton. Greg and his wife live in North Tustin with their three sons.
Mark J. Kanitra
Operations Director | LinkedIn
Mark has been fueling our independence for over 25 years. After graduating from California State University, Fullerton he signed on with Chevron. As a Territory Manager he has covered much of Southern California and his efforts led to the development of over 30 Chevron stations. This success led to his role as Chevron's Market Optimization Specialist where he managed the Strategic Planning process for the North American markets. In that role he standardized and streamlined the Strategic Planning process and led a development team to create an application that enhances the management of these plans. Today he is exploring opportunities to help develop our future fueling infrastructure with an emphasis on alternative fuels. He continues to be an avid fan of the automobile and the culture that has evolved around it.
Program Director | LinkedIn
Keri has an extensive background in product management in the information services and e-commerce industries. She has held positions at Experian, RealtyTrac and Freedom Interactive, and was very instrumental in launching several high profile campaigns. Additionally, she is recognized for excelling in team leadership, full product strategic development and deploying solutions that address client objectives. Keri has a Bachelors degree in Business from University of Phoenix and a Master Certificate in Applied Project Management from Villanova University.
Marketing and Social Media Director | LinkedIn
Daniel E. Woodward is a broad based Professional in both the Product Management/Marketing and Military Logistics fields. He has worked for brand name high tech companies such as Microsemi, ViewSonic, Gateway, iomega and Ingram Micro as a Product and Channel Manager. As a Military Officer, he has served in both Active Duty and Reserve Duty in Logistics and Transportation positions. He is currently serving in the California State Military Reserve as a Battalion Commander at JFTB Los Alamitos.
Finance Director | LinkedIn
After 10 years in a sales role at Delphi, Paul became a product manager at the company in 2007 and never looked back. He went on to manage hardware products at ITT and information products at Experian before taking on his current role managing the respiratory products portfolio for Gentex's Aircrew Systems Business Group. Paul also has a long history of community service, including five years as President of the Michigan Tech Alumni Association. In addition to serving on the OCPM Board, Paul is currently an Advocacy Committee member for the Alzheimer's Association.
Brand & Design Manager | LinkedIn
When Trey started doing corporate identity, marketing communications, sales collateral, and advertising design, he had dark brown hair and the Mac computer was not invented yet. Itʼs possible that Jobs and Woz werenʼt born either. He has led his own company, Johnson/Brown Communications, for many years following a stint with Xerox and several start-ups. Currently, he is developing Orange Countyʼs finest resource for sales and marketing help - The Orange County Creative Directory.
Presenters Manager | LinkedIn
Shelley has 15 years of experience in leadership roles across the computer software, e-commerce, and online media segments at companies like Outcast Media, Yahoo and Shopzilla. She is the founder of a product management consultancy that specializes in helping companies of all stages and sizes of organizational maturity define, build and launch new products using Agile Methodologies. Shelley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is an active member in the running and cycling communities of Long Beach. Two years ago she completed a 125-mile bike ride for Team In Training, raising money and awareness for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Public Relations Manager and Attendee Marketing Manager | Linkedin
Judy has an extensive product marketing and project management background with Fortune 100 and 500 companies. After graduating from University of CA at Berkeley, she worked at Deloitte Consulting, Kimberly-Clark, and New Balance Athletic Shoe Co. Judy is passionate about using customer insights to create functional, innovative solutions, and was recognized for her ability to balance customer needs with business objectives. Recently, she moved to Orange Country after getting her MBA in Marketing at University of Michigan. Besides OCPM, she also volunteers for American Marketing Association.
Marketing Content Manager | LinkedIn
Sandra has built her career around her joy of marketing, with over 15 years of leading marketing teams and designing campaigns, product plans and branding for companies as diverse as Whirlpool Corporation, Dunn Edwards and Deloitte and Touche. She enjoys finding creative ways to reach and delight customers with well-crafted brand communications or multifaceted product marketing campaigns that deliver results. She earned a Masters in Business Administration in Marketing from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.
Digital Marketing & G+ Marketing Manager | LinkedIn
Chris enjoys 20 years of digital marketing experience for both products & services, and his digital volunteer efforts began some 19 years ago in assisting PANMA (Phila. New Media) while working with eLibrary (ProQuest) -- a digital publishing platform for major newspapers & magazines. Soon he led digital efforts for pharmaceutical products (e.g., Claritin, Prilosec), consumer products (e.g., RCA, Martha Stewart), financial services (e.g., AMEX, Citibank, Goldman Sachs), BioTech, and has extensive automotive experience (e.g., NADA, Toyota). His current role, as Managing Architect for Caliber Media Group, entails digital performance management for banks, government services providers & consumer products. An Adjunct Fellow for Thematix (e.g., banking ontologies) also, here is a link to his ProductCamp presentation re: Product Schema & SEO.
Digital Marketing Manager | LinkedIn
Ryan Slack is the Sr. Network Systems Operations Manager for Caliber Media Group. Very much a Southern California native, Ryan resides in Orange County with his [lovely] wife and [wonderful] daughter. Last movie seen? Big Hero 6. Loves the just debuted new InBox by Google, graduated from Vanguard University, and is following the European Space Agency’s ambitious Rosetta mission that is set to land its satellite lander on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko ~3 days before productcampSoCal kicks-off...
Marketing & Event Day Teams | LinkedIn
Caroline Lyons is a senior Marketing major and the Vice President of Outreach on the executive board of the American Marketing Association. She enjoys marketing strategy, positioning and online marketing. Caroline currently works as a SEM/PPC Specialist at HouseHunt in Huntington Beach and enjoys coming up with effective strategies and taking on new challenges. In her spare time, Caroline enjoys volunteering within the community and giving back to animal rescue groups.
Marketing & Event Day Teams | LInkedIn
Kim is a business development and marketing professional experienced in creating and implementing marketing and business development plans, methodologies, collateral, and protocols that increase project wins, teaming opportunities and productivity. Her expertise includes building relationships with potential clients and subconsultants, networking events, tradeshows, event planning, corporate branding, email and direct mail campaigns, newsletters, marketing/internet research, and graphic design. She is an accomplished professional who is loyal, honorable, organized, detailed, efficient, proactive, reliable, self-motivated, confident, and creative. Additionally, Kim has a natural propensity to easily connect with new people, and a knack to quickly learn new information and software programs. Kim is also an excellent public speaker.
Event Day Team | LinkedIn
I am a graduate from California State University of Fullerton in Communications & Public Relations, with an emphasis in Business. I want to gain real-world experience, and applications to advance in my profession. My education has been focused on learning a variety of skills in Business, Public Relations and Journalism. (Magazine Writing, Print, Hospitality Travel & Tourism, Multimedia Reporting and Social Media.) I am currently going to Orange Coast College for a Certification in Meetings & Events Management with the Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Industry.