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A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

Regan Davis
November 09, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Product Manager

Interested in a role in Product Management? This talk will cover the day to day responsibilities of a Product Manager role at a high-growth startup, SpotHero, as well as what traits make a successful PM.

Regan Davis

November 09, 2021

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  2. regan davis product leader from chicago, il HISTORY Sr. Director

    of Product @ SpotHero Teacher @ 1871 Advisor @ Topstep regandavis.com VP of Product @ Jellyvision VP of Product @ info.com
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  4. what makes our user successful? “And it kind of remembers

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