Advance the Practice. The purpose of the Product Management Community is to advance the knowledge, quality, and opportunities for Product Managers living in the Pacific Northwest.


Preferred by Employers. Our vision is of time when the members of the Product Management Community are specifically recruited for the most coveted positions in their field because they are part of the Community. Prospective employers recognize PMC membership indicates a Product Manager’s commitment to continuous self-improvement and dedication to becoming and maintaining top performance.


Inspired to Excel. Our mission is to be a community of Product Managers who inspire, motivate, and mentor each other in the advancement of our knowledge, practice, and careers.


Explore your potential | expand your practice
Engage, Learn, Contribute, Socialize


Our Board


Gwen Bender, Chair

Gwen is a program manager at Vaisala, a company at the cross-section of information technology and renewable energy, where she's leading their global solar power initiatives. She has no free time but if she did it would be spent reading books, dancing and learning to cook better. Gwen joined the PMC board in 2014. 



Cliff Gilley, Vice-Chair

Cliff Gilley has been a B2B product manager for nearly 15 years in a variety of industries, and is a passionate advocate for agile, effective Product Management.  He currently works in Bellevue for K2 SourceCode, a business process management platform, and blogs on the side as Seattle's own "Clever PM".  In his spare time, he's a fan of horror movies and novels, comic books, video games, and enjoying hiking, biking and camping when the Northwest weather permits.  Cliff joined the PMC board in January 2017.



Diana Hsu, Secretary

Diana Hsu is a product manager at Groupon leading affiliate marketing product initiatives. Previously she spent six years building and launching free to play games, and can talk for hours about virtual goods and RPG character development. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and growing her art collection of faux taxidermy heads.



Daniel Berg, Events Chair

Daniel is a Manager of Product Management at zulily.com.  He has +20-years of experience building Supply Chain software systems at multiple top 500 e-commerce companies. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking and camping in the beautiful northwest.  Daniel joined the PMC board in January 2017.

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Jennifer Voorn, Events Co-Chair

Jennifer is a senior product manager at Valant Medical Solutions with a demonstrated history of product management in the health care industry. She is skilled in health information exchange, clinical user workflow and software implementation. Jennifer earned a BA in Biology from Texas A&M University and enjoys hiking on the weekends. 


Melissa Baker, ProductCamp Chair

Melissa is an experienced Digital Marketing professional with a wide range of past roles that touch on social media, email marketing, UI testing, SQL reporting; but always focusing on Paid Search.  She started by winning a year membership at Product Camp Seattle 2014.  Since then, Melissa has enjoyed each month learning more about Product Marketing and Product Management from the brilliant speakers.  In her free time you can find her cheering on the Seahawks or off driving to a camping spot someone recently mentioned.


Danielle McIntyre, ProductCamp Co-Chair

Danielle is a product and business technology manager with extensive experience building and streamlining products within highly competitive financial markets.  Her efforts most recently have been directed toward local agriculture and secondary products as her spare time and energy are enthusiastically spent on the family farm located on the Kitsap Peninsula.  Danielle joined the PMC in January 2018.


Our Sponsors


Pragmatic marketing

Pragmatic Marketing is proud to have participated in EVERY ProductCamp since their inception. We conduct the world’s most popular product management training with more than 100,000 attendees from 7,000 companies in 23 countries. Product management certification from Pragmatic Marketing is the industry standard with 20,000 product managers and marketers earning the designation Pragmatic Marketing Certified. Indicative of our worldwide success, Pragmatic Marketing has been recognized seven times by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in America.


general assembly

At General Assembly, we are creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century – from web development and user experience design, to business fundamentals, to data science, to product management and digital marketing.


Pivotal Product Management

Want your Product Management team to make a stronger contribution to the business?  Need help implementing Agile and Lean practices at scale, across Product Management and Engineering?  Pivotal Product Management offers Agile and SAFe® product management and product owner training, coaching, and consulting to help you and your team deliver more value to customers and improve time to market.

Clients include EMC, Alaska Airlines, ViaSat, McDonalds Corporation, HBO, Cisco, Disney Technology Services & Solutions, Getty Images, Vizient, Walgreens, and many others. Find out more at www.pivotalpm.com.



Zulily is all about bringing moms special finds at incredible prices, every day. We feature an ever-changing, always delightful collection of clothing, shoes, home décor, toys, gifts and more — for the whole family. Darrell Cavens and Mark Vadon launched zulily in 2010 to give Mom a different way to shop, and now millions visit zulily to discover something new every day.


University of Washington, professional & continuing Education

Through UW Professional & Continuing Education, we break down barriers to make education possible for all types of learners. We provide unique opportunities for those who don’t fit the mold of a traditional full-time, on-campus student. Whether you want to update your skills or delve into a new field, UW Professional & Continuing Education can help. We make it possible for you to keep learning at the University of Washington, even if you work full time or live outside of the Seattle area.



Pendo was founded in 2013 when alumni from Rally, Google, Cisco, and Red Hat combined their heads and hearts to build something they wanted but never had as product managers — a simple way to understand and attack what truly drives product success. With powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications, Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software.



UserVoice provides customer-centric products built from rich data. Product management has always been more art than science, and we’re here to change that by transforming how companies gather and analyze product feedback. We automate the collection and management of product feedback and enrich it with quantitative customer data. By bringing science to the art of listening, we’re helping product managers prioritize feature requests to drive strategic product decisions.


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