Dan Olsen

Dan Olsen

Author of ‘‘The Lean Product Playbook’’, Product Management & Lean Startup Consultant helping CEOs build great products
San Francisco, Unites States of America


Bio: Dan Olsen is an entrepreneur, consultant, author, speaker, and expert in product management and Lean Startup. At Olsen Solutions, he works with CEOs and product leaders to help them build great products and strong product teams, often as interim VP of Product.

Dan has worked with a range of businesses, from small, early-stage startups to large public companies, on a wide variety of web and mobile products. His clients include Facebook, Box, Microsoft, YouSendIt (now HighTail), Epocrates, Medallia, XING, Financial Engines, and One Medical Group.

Prior to consulting, Dan worked at Intuit, where he led the Quicken product team to record sales and profit. He also led product management at social networking pioneer Friendster, and was the cofounder and CEO of personalized news startup YourVersion.

Dan earned a BS in electrical engineering from Northwestern and an MBA from Stanford. He also earned a master’s degree in industrial engineering from Virginia Tech, where he studied the Lean manufacturing principles that inspired Lean Startup.

Dan lives in Silicon Valley, where he hosts the monthly Lean Product & Lean UX Meetup. A frequent speaker at business and tech events, he enjoys sharing ideas and comparing notes with as many people as he can. Dan also gives public and private workshops.


A Playbook for Achieving Product-Market Fit

Auditorium

Why do most products fail to achieve product-market fit? Product management expert Dan Olsen will share advice from his book The Lean Product Playbook on how to achieve product-market fit, including the Product-Market Fit Pyramid. Dan will explain his Lean Product Process, an iterative methodology for achieving product-market fit, illustrated with real-world case studies.

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The Lean Product Playbook (Session 1)

B1.04 (Zalando room)

The Lean Product Playbook Description In this workshop, product management expert and author Dan Olsen will teach you how to achieve product-market fit. Dan will share advice from his best-selling book The Lean Product Playbook published by Wiley. Dan will explain his Product-Market Pyramid framework, which is the foundation of his 6-step Lean Product Process […]

Product Management
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The Lean Product Playbook (Session 2)

B1.04 (Zalando room)

The Lean Product Playbook Description In this workshop, product management expert and author Dan Olsen will teach you how to achieve product-market fit. Dan will share advice from his best-selling book The Lean Product Playbook published by Wiley. Dan will explain his Product-Market Pyramid framework, which is the foundation of his 6-step Lean Product Process […]

Product Management
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Pre-conference lunch

Neya Lisboa Hotel

  We’re preparing a pre-conference informal lunch with Productized Lisbon 2017 speakers and attendees with special guest Dan Olsen, on October 25th at Hotel NEYA. We have limited seats for 59€/ person. Get your seat!

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