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WIP Seattle x eBay – The Art of Successful Product Launches

August 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at WIP Seattle x eBay – The Art of Successful Product Launches, where industry experts share their insights on launching products!

WIP Seattle x eBay – The Art of Successful Product Launches

In today’s fast-paced and fiercely competitive business landscape, a successful product launch is more than just a mere event—it is a carefully orchestrated symphony that harmonizes creativity, strategy, and flawless execution.

Join us for an exciting event where a diverse group of industry experts will share their insights on mastering the art of successful product launches. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, this event is designed to inspire and equip you with the knowledge and strategies needed to make your product launch a resounding success.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best in the business, network with like-minded individuals, and gain valuable insights that can take your product launch to new heights. Reserve your spot today!

Meet our panelists:

1. Gail Giacobbe – VP of Product, Microsoft 365

Gail currently serves as vice president in the Office product group, where she leads a team of product managers, content managers, UX designers, engineers and data scientists developing AI-powered solutions to deliver new value to Microsoft 365 customers. Her portfolio includes Microsoft Designer, a new graphic design app that helps people create stunning designs in a flash, as well as the Office graphics platform, asset, and template collection.

Throughout her career, Gail has incubated and launched many new V1 offerings across consumer, B2B and enterprise audiences, using agile, data-informed innovation to find product market fit and guiding products through scaled growth.

2. Shuja Rahman – Director of Product, Shipping eBay

Shuja is a seasoned product leader with a proven track record of delivering impactful solutions for large scale e-commerce applications. Throughout his career, Shuja has been instrumental in leading numerous high-profile product launches across various industries. His keen understanding of consumer behavior, market trends, and competitive landscapes enables him to develop targeted and impactful launch strategies that resonate with audiences and drive brand success. Prior to working at eBay, Shuja has worked at Amazon and Dell. He has also had success on his entrepreneurial journey as a founder of startups. Outside of work, Shuja lives in Bothell, WA with his wife, 2 kids and their dog.

3. Shannon Roberts – Product Manager, Clean Power Research

Shannon is a seasoned Product Manager with a varied experience in hardware, software, and B2B SAAS. Currently at Clean Power Research, she drives innovation as the Product Manager for WattPlan, an energy advisor for rooftop solar and electric vehicles. With a passion for sustainability, Shannon transitioned to Renewable Energy in 2020, gaining experience at SunPower and Doosan GridTech. She actively volunteers, serving on the steering committee for the Women in Product Seattle Chapter, and enjoys organizing music festivals and taking improv classes.

4. Crystal Yan – Product Manager, Stripe

Crystal Yan is a product and design leader, a design educator, and a coach to leaders who want to build great teams and team cultures. She is currently a product manager at Stripe. Previously, she was the Product Lead for Passbook by Remitly in Seattle, WA, where she led teams to launch new businesses and financial services for immigrants and their families. Throughout her career, Crystal has worked at various venture-backed, high-growth startups and the White House. She has built 0–>1 products and businesses in consumer fintech, healthcare payments, and B2B SaaS and scaled teams that have grown 3x in one year.


eBay – One Bellevue Center
411 108th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States


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