Co-Founder of Product Collective + Organizer of INDUSTRY: The Product Conferen
Mike Belsito has been in technology startups for his entire career -- first as an early employee, then as an executive and 2x founder. Currently, Mike is Co-Founder of Product Collective -- a community of 30,000+ software product managers -- where he: * Serves as an Organizer of INDUSTRY: The Product Conference, a top-rated conference series for product managers. * Co-hosts Rocketship.FM, one of the longest running podcasts for entrepreneurs and product people (nearly 450 episodes and counting!) * Interviews product leaders for it's INDUSTRY Interview live video Q&A chat series on Zoom and YouTube. For these efforts, Mike is one of just 10 people to be named as a 3-time "Top Product Management Influencer" by the team at Alpha. "On the side", Mike also is an Adjunct Professor at Case Western Reserve University, teaching its first and only undergraduate product management class -- and previously wrote the book, Startup Seed Funding for the Rest of Us. Whether you're interested in talking about raising seed capital outside of a major tech hub, what it takes to launch a profitable community or conference, or need ideas for helping your podcast stand out -- I'm open to talking!