About the PMC Leadership

Founded in 2000, the PMC is a volunteer organization led by a strong advisory board of product management and marketing professionals based in the Seattle area.

Executive Management Team

Tiana Thomas – Facilitator & Chair, tianat@pmcnw.org

Tiana started as a software developer who wanted to understand how products were developed so she could help develop better products.  She first became involved with the PMC in 2005 and has actively volunteered for ProductCamp Seattle every year since 2010.  She became a member of the PMC Board in 2011.  She currently is involved both with product development and software development management at LUMEDX Corp.  When not reading, solving puzzles like crosswords, Sudoku etc., cooking or gardening she likes to write code, poetry and above all just think.


Gwen Bender - Vice Chair, gwenb@pmcnw.org 

Gwen Bender is a product manager doing the needful in a company at the cross-section of information technology and renewable energy. Currently working at 3TIER a Vaisala Group company she's leading their global solar initiatives. Gwen is excited to be coordinating monthly events for the PMC because she gets to talk to a variety of people in our PM community. If you have a great topic or know a good speaker send her a message!

Loma Desai - Treasurer, lomad@pmcnw.org

Loma is a software engineer with an MBA from India. She has three years of experience in IT industry as software developer and project manager. She is enthusiastic and passionate about actively participating and meeting new product people at ProductCamps, PMC monthly events and networking lunches. Currently, she is planning to pursue her Masters in Management Information System. In her free time, she likes to go for hiking, play board games and explore new places.  She is glad to be a part of this vibrant community!

Rose Becerra - Secretary, roseb@pmcnw.org

Rose Becerra is a Product Manager with her MBA from the University of Washington, Bothell. She first became involved with PMC during ProductCamp Seattle 2013. Rose is excited about her involvement with the PMC and looks forward to meeting other professionals in the product management community. In her free time, Rose enjoys reading and writing, working with paper crafts, and trying new restaurants around Seattle. 

Operating Committee Chairs


Anuj Rajbhandari -  Social Media & Membership, anujr@pmcnw.org 

Anuj is a product manager with more than a decade of experience in technical and management roles focused on designing cutting-edge software and solutions. He is a PM at Infosys and currently consults at Microsoft. Anuj is passionate about understanding people and finding innovative ways to make their lives easier. He is always excited to connect, learn and contribute to the product management community.

Padmanand Warrier - Monthly Events, padmanandw@pmcnw.org 

Padmanand (“Pad”) Warrier is an innovative, results driven product management executive with a passion for creating products that delight the customer. His product portfolio spans technology from chipsets, fault tolerant servers, device software, consumer entertainment systems, and cloud services for personal communications. He is currently at DS-IQ, a company that is empowering retailers achieve precise, relevant digital marketing to their shoppers through contextualization and automation. His interests are connecting, learning and sharing with “product people”, especially through workshops and conferences.

What is the PMC?

The PMC is a non-profit, volunteer driven organization for Product Management professionals.  We are based in Seattle.  We enable product managers to connect, share, participate and learn from each other.  We host monthly events, an online community, job postings and ProductCamp Seattle.

Volunteer for ProductCamp

It is time to start preparing for the ProductCamp Seattle 2015 coming up in October! Last year the PMC and our hearty band of volunteers hosted 220 local product professionals for the one day unconference event. Want to make this year's event even more awesome, be awesome and join the 2015 PCS team. Email everyone@pmcnw.org to join the team of ProductCamp 2015 volunteers! 

Get Involved

The PMC hosts 10 monthly events every calendar year. Each event is priced at $25. Events are typically presentations on specific topics of interest to the Product Management community.

We offer an annual pass for $99, providing you access to all monthly events for one calendar year from purchase.

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