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Eric Appesland

Product Manager, Hitachi Consulting

Seattle

Eric has worked for Hitachi Consulting for the past 5 years focusing on providing management consulting services in conjunction with custom-development enterprise solutions. His role involves business strategy and planning, stakeholder alignment, and project management to reach attainable business objectives.

Part of the business strategy often involves building a digital infrastructure to support those business objectives. Eric's role includes select activities such as requirements gathering, designing the user experience and creating the UI through the Define and Design phases, working tightly with engineering resources during Development, testing, release planning, feature and bug prioritization, and user interviews.

Eric has experience in managing broad cross-functional client relationships, presentations and product roadshows, and finding consensus among divergent business priorities. Successfully launched and managed numerous large-scale enterprise web-based products through multiple iterations of the entire product lifecycle. Recently completed Product Management education course through General Assembly.

Additional experience as a Management Consultant including Market Expansion Strategy, Financial Forecasting, WACC Analysis, Organizational Strategy and Design (OS&D), Change Management Analysis, and Market Trends Research Committee. Eric was also Co-founder of a Microfinance Savings & Loan in rural Ghana, Wealth Management Market Research Intern, 5 years at WaMu, and completed his B.A.B.A at the University of Washington Foster School of Business focused in Finance and Information Systems.

Upcoming:

Product Management Bootcamp

Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently.

10
Sat, 10 December 10:00 - 4:00pm PST

Previously (19):

Product Management Bootcamp

Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently.

9 Times

Introduction to Product Management Workshop

Introduction to Product Management Workshop

Plan, build and manage a product that's desirable and viable. Evaluate feasibility, determine which features are essential, and work with the development team for product success.

8 Times

Product Management 101

Product Management 101

This class will expose you to all the basic elements/responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.

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