Working Together as Designers and Product Managers

Working together as Designers and Product Managers

Get an introduction on how PMs and Designers work together effectively. Hear first-hand from a team of designers and a PM at LinkedIn to understand their day-to-day responsibilities. The session will include an overview of their roles, understanding the relationships between PM and Design, and discussing how they work together as a team to build products.


🐰 Meet the Speakers

Kristine Yuen is a Design Manager at LinkedIn and has been at the company for 4 years. She currently is managing a team of designers on the Pages product, which enables organizations to create an online presence on LinkedIn. Previously, she worked as a consultant at Deloitte for 5 years doing technology implementations across the technology, retail, healthcare, and finance industries. She has a Masters of Interaction Design at CCA and a Bachelors of Business from the University of Notre Dame. 

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Jae Oh is a Group Product Manager at LinkedIn. He leads a cross-functional team working on Audiences and Measurement under the LinkedIn Marketing Solutions product, which enables customers to find and connect with members through the ads platform. He has 7+ years of experience working as a PM at places such as Google. He previously pivoted from healthcare as a clinical researcher. He studied Biophysics, Physiology, Public Health, and Molecular Biology at Georgetown, Harvard, and UCLA.  

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Kevin Arcara is a Senior UX Designer at LinkedIn. He has 6+ years of experience working as a UX Designer at past companies such as Google and startups. He is leading the design experience for LinkedIn Live, which is a new video broadcast experience on LinkedIn. He has a BFA in Computer Animation and Interactive Media from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC.

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