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Shane Williamson

Product Management, Lean Startup & Design Thinking Coach, Telstra

Sydney

Shane Williamson is a Product Management Coach who works with product owners to create customer centric solutions using Human Centred Design principles utilising Design Thinking & Lean Startup methodologies.

Shane has worked in both the Information Technology & Telecommunication industries both in Australia & throughout South East Asia working for companies that include Microsoft, Deloitte, Optus, Hutchison 3G Australia & Telstra.

At Telstra, Shane is coaching business cloud & mobile application product teams on Telstra’s evolving customer centric development methodology to implement change management around ideation, product management & product lifecycle management.

Throughout Shane’s career he has worked on some exciting projects & initiatives such as;
· Implementing one of Australia first interactive TV trials utilising Microsoft’s WebTV service.
· Chairing the Digital TV Interoperability Standards Board.
· Technical lead for Windows ’95 launch throughout the Asia Pacific region.
· Launching an Australian first, award winning, 3G mobile application called LOC3.
· Co-founding the Sydney chapter of Mobile Monday.

Shane delivers talks & mentors on Design Thinking, Lean Startup, lean development methodologies, product management, mobile, customer centric design & presentation skills.

Residing in Sydney Australia, Shane is married with a daughter.

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Product Management

Product Management

In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.

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Product Management Info Session

Product Management Info Session

Are you curious about General Assembly’s upcoming Product Management Course? Come hear from the instructor and GA alumni and figure out if this course is a fit for you.

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Product Management Essentials

Product Management Essentials

This class introduces you to the key Product Management concepts: analysing the market, fleshing out your idea, identifying risks, and validating assumptions.

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Product Management: Test and Validate Your Idea

Product Management: Test and Validate Your Idea

A free product management session! Work out if your ideas are viable by learning to test them quickly. Mingle with entrepreneurs & budding product managers at our brand new campus.

FUTUREPROOF: Pathways to Product Management

FUTUREPROOF: Pathways to Product Management

The fourth event in our FUTUREPROOF series tackles an emerging role in digital teams, the role of the Product Manager. Get familiar with the essentials of product management.

Teaching at General Assembly

Teaching at General Assembly

General Assembly is hosting an instructor panel for prospective instructors and those who’d like to learn more about teaching opportunities.

Free Class: Getting Started in Product Management

Free Class: Getting Started in Product Management

This class introduces you to the key Product Management concepts: analysing the market, fleshing out your idea, identifying risks, and validating assumptions.

Lean Development Methodologies: Presented by GA + Sydney Agile & Scrum User Group

Lean Development Methodologies: Presented by GA + Sydney Agile & Scrum User Group

We're presenting a session for the Agile & Scrum UG on Lean Development Methodologies, and why they're an integral part of how PMs focus products on customers more effectively.

Mashable + General Assembly Present: Future of Digital, A Festival of Learning

Mashable + General Assembly Present: Future of Digital, A Festival of Learning

General Assembly have teamed up with Mashable to present FUTURE OF DIGITAL, a full day of talks and panel discussions from digital leaders and influencers.

Product Management Catch up and Networking evening

Product Management Catch up and Networking evening

Updates, trends, and news in Product Management, followed by networking drinks.

Building a 21st Century Career: Future-Proof Your Skills

Building a 21st Century Career: Future-Proof Your Skills

What jobs will exist in 2020? Come along and hear from a panel of industry leaders on how to stay relevant in the rapidly changing tech space for 2016 and beyond...

Intro to Product Management

Intro to Product Management

Gain exposure to all the basic elements and responsibilities of performing the role of a product manager within a digital company.

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.

The Future of Talent & The New Workforce

The Future of Talent & The New Workforce

Join General Assembly for The Future of Talent & The New Workforce — an event that explores how Melbourne’s top tech companies attract, train, and retain A-list digital talent.

Product Management: Info Session

Product Management: Info Session

Come join us for the Product Mnagemnt Info Session! Learn more about the course content, hear from the instructors, and discover what it means to be a student at GA.

Making Things People Desire

Making Things People Desire

Find the middle ground between getting customers to want to buy your products and building products that customers actually want to buy.

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