Founder, Partner – Product
建国前硅谷产品组to pursue his interests in helping others create successful products through his writing, speaking, advising and coaching, Marty Cagan served as an executive responsible for defining and building products for some of the most successful companies in the world, including Hewlett-Packard, Netscape Communications, and eBay.
After HP, Marty joined a then young Netscape Communications Corporation, where he had the opportunity to participate in the birth of the Internet industry. Marty worked directly for co-founder Marc Andreessen, where he was vice-president for Netscape’s platform and tools, and later e-commerce applications, and worked to help Internet start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike to understand and utilize the newly emerging technology.
Partner – Product
For over 25 years, Lea has been leading product teams to deliver world class products used by millions of people. Starting her career at IBM where she was building applications for Fortune 500 companies, she went on to lead product teams at Netscape, Macromedia, Adobe and InVision.
Her work in technology evangelism, partnerships, product marketing and product management give her insights on how product can drive the entire business. At Macromedia she worked directly for the President of Products and the CTO on the New Business Opportunity team responsible for new products and businesses that leveraged the Flash Player. At Adobe, Lea led Product Management for all of the Design, Web and Interactive tools including Dreamweaver, Flash, Indesign and Illustrator. Lea was responsible for the product vision and strategy of the Creative Cloud, working with hundreds of colleagues across Adobe to transform Adobe from boxed software to one of the most successful SaaS services in the industry. After her work on the Creative Cloud, Lea went on to manage the consumer business at Adobe where she had responsibility for all marketing, product and engineering.
After Adobe, Lea led product at InVision, a startup focused on design collaboration where she built and designed best practices for the product team.
Partner – Product
Christian is passionate about helping companies implement the discipline of product management to build world-class products and new technologies. At CareerBuilder, Christian founded and managed CareerBuilder Institute, the industry’s first combined human capital and consumer training platform, creating a new stream of revenue for the company.
As VP of Enterprise Product at Snagajob, Christian conceptualized a new-to-market solution and led the discovery, development, and successful launch of the ReadyHire business line. He designed and led the B2B product strategy for IdentityForce, a leading provider of identity, privacy, and credit protection for individuals, businesses, and government agencies. He then founded Firtsi, a product consulting company that has overseen the product development lifecycle from ideation to launch for over 120+ new products.
Before joining Silicon Valley Product Group, Christian was the Global Head of Product for Merrill Corporation. Christian built the company’s product organization and led them through a transformational, large-scale industry launch of the first SaaS app for due diligence in the finance industry.
Christian teaches product management and innovation at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He also gives back to his local product community each year by supporting and advising two student-led startups from conceptualization to product delivery.
Partner – Product
Chris has spent over 25 years building and leading product teams that defined new product categories at startups to F500 software companies including Lookout, Symantec, and Vontu. A holder of multiple patents, he has discovered and developed new products in consumer and enterprise mobile, web, data, and platform services.
Since joining SVPG, Chris has worked directly with over 90 companies ranging from startups to very large enterprise across a wide variety of technologies, business models and industries. Chris has worked directly with leadership and operational teams at these companies to better align their organization, process, tools, and culture with modern product best practices.
在加入Silicon Valley产品组之前，Chris是Lookout产品的副总裁，也是Vontu的产品负责人（由Symantec收购）。在两家公司中，克必威体育黑钱的吗？里斯都从头开始建立了产品组织，并领导了发现和交付多个类别领先产品的努力。借助Vontu，该产品建立了一个新的安全类别，并且自2006年开始报道以来，每年每年的Gartner Magic象限（DLP）是Gartner Magic象限的领导者。security product customer base from 300k to over 60MM in 4 years under Chris’s watch.
Chris graduated from Stanford with a B.S. in Computer Science.
合作伙伴 - 产品营销
Martina Lauchengco advises companies on how to use marketing and products to meet their goals. Her multi-disciplinary approach pulls from over 20 years of experience in executive positions in product marketing and product management, corporate marketing, and as a chief-of-staff to the CEO at companies including Microsoft, Netscape, AOL and Loudcloud/Opsware.
Martina曾为几种标志性的行业产品做出了贡献，但她以其领导力营销Microsoft Word，Microsoft Office和后来的Netscape的浏览器而闻名，这是有史以来一些最成功的软件产品。
She began her career as a Product Manager for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office back when Word had less than 50% market share. She left to join Netscape in its early days, doing product marketing for the Netscape browser, leading the product management team defining Netscape’s client apps, and eventually, leading product marketing for the entire server line. Her final role there was heading up its consumer channels for Netcenter. Martina then followed Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz to Loudcloud/Opsware (acquired by HP) where she led the marketing team prior to becoming the CEO’s Chief of Staff.
As a partner with SVPG, Martina has provided strategic advice to companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. She is also an Operating Partner atCostanoa Venture Capital, on Advisor Boards of early-stage startups, and a Marketing Lecturer for the UC Berkeley Engineering Leadership Masters Program.
Martina Lauchengco can be contacted at: martina(at)svpg(dot)com or Twitter @mavinmartina
Partner – Product
Over a 20-year career, Jon has built and scaled high growth product teams across multiple different consumer verticals, including communications (Skype, MSFT), media (Guardian and BBC) and marketplaces (Trainline, Hailo).
Prior to joining SVPG, Jon was most recently Chief Product Officer at Trainline, a PE-backed business, where he built and led Product, Design, Data Science and Research to secure significant consumer growth. Trainline floated on the London Stock Exchange in June 2019 in one of the UKs biggest IPOs of the year
At Skype, Jon led the organization’s highest profile platform, helping to grow作为变革时代的一部分，移动用户群从10到1亿美元，在此期间，Skype以当时的纪录为8.5B出售给微软。
His product career started in media at the BBC, where he was exposed early to the disruptive possibilities of the internet. He led digital teams across all areas of the organization and his work helped to re-position the BBC as a new relevant, global, digital business.
He continues to advise multiple organisations, both big and small, and coaches the next generation of product leaders and businesses to strongly embrace high velocity outcomes via discovery-led, hypothesis-driven techniques and processes.
Jon is a graduate of the University of Nottingham (BA, Literature/Economics/Politics) and University of Cardiff (Masters, Journalism).
Jon can be contacted at: jon(at)svpg(dot)com or Twitter @moorej