KEYNOTE (ProductWorld):Twilio Segment -- Scaling Product Teams for Success After an Acquisition

Jodi Alperstein
Twilio Segment, VP & GM

Jodi Alperstein, VP & GM of Twilio Segment, leads a global team of more than 150 people including product management, engineering, design, research and documentation teams. She has worked as a product leader for a wide range of companies and industries, including as Vice President of Product at Credit Karma, Stitch Labs and Roofstock, as well as Head of Product Management, Product Marketing, and Design at Moody's Analytics and as Senior Director of Product Management at E*TRADE Financial. Jodi attended Indiana University in Bloomington, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Psychology, Telecom and Sociology. She continued her studies at Harvard Business School where she completed the Executive Education Leadership program. She is also a Scrum Alliance Certified Product Owner. 

There are a host of changes that come with a company being acquired, such as joining a larger organization and integrating teams and product offerings with the parent company. In this session, Jodi will share her first-hand experience leading product teams at multiple companies through acquisitions and spearheading product integration. She will also share best practices for scaling a product organization for growth following an acquisition and building a high-performance team that is aligned with meeting larger business goals.