ProductCamp Nashville would not be possible without the tireless efforts of its fearless Planning Committee. (Yes, we wrote this)
Chair/Budget Coordinator: Chris Boyd
Chris has pursued technology solutions to business problems from day one of his career. As the VP of Product at Built, Chris works to understand the needs and pain points of current and future customers in order to make them more successful.
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Dave Seeman
Dave is a Nashville native and co-owner at Fractal Hardware, where he helps make product ideas into realities as a mechanical engineer. He’s also a novice programmer and a big productivity geek. He’s excited to have fun meeting and learning from new people at ProductCamp.
Marketing Coordinator: Tomiko Peirano
Tomiko is an enthusiastic “product whisperer” at Centresource, helping people make sure they build the right piece of software the first time, and bridging the gap between leadership and engineering to make sure no tech or business decisions are made in a vacuum.
Sponsorship Coordinator: Cooper McGoodwin
Cooper McGoodwin is the sponsorship coordinator for ProductCamp Nashville 2017. He is a Product Manager with Change Healthcare, working to inspire a better healthcare system. He moved to Nashville from NYC 2 years ago.
“Nashville has an amazing Product community and ProductCamp Nashville is the perfect showcase for our city!”
Production Coordinator: Joelle Key
Joelle loves to learn new things, which has led her to earn degrees in physics, computer science, and business while working in the nuclear, electrical monitoring, and accounting industries. She enjoys offering novel solutions to product development and marketing.
Logistics & Sponsorship Support: Kristin McKinney
Kristin McKinney got struck by the technology bug back in the late ’90s, where she became immersed in the industry as a Recruiter, with a particular emphasis in technical recruiting. While Kristin’s expertise spans beyond just technical recruitment, she continues to play a strong role in helping others forge their own careers in software development, IT, and beyond. As the Co-Founder for Nashville Girl Geek Dinner, Kristin believes that community is the foundation for building a platform for support, encouragement, education, and mentorship. Kristin is also a member of the leadership team at the Nashville Software School, a non-profit coding bootcamp, where leads Partner Development and Community Outreach efforts. Kristin also continues to have a foothold in the music industry. Former artist manager turned music blogger, Tomato Sass is a passion project launched in April 2016 to serve women in the music industry.
Speaker Butler: Bob Batchler
Batch is a recent transplant to middle Tennessee, but has dived right into the tech ecosystem. Based on his experience as a co-founder or key exec at three startups, Batch serves as a consultant to early- and mid-stage SaaS technology companies. He loves building teams and companies, and is thrilled to be part of the PCN17 team.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jacob Wiser
Jacob Wiser is Nashville native and a Business Analyst/Product Owner at Pilgrim Consulting. He has worked on over 50 software projects across verticals like music, transportation, eCommerce, and marketing. He loves solving problems for his clients, and is proud to be a part of the PCN 2017 team as Volunteer Coordinator.
ProductCamp Nashville is also backed by TechFed Nashville, a non-profit organization formed to support and grow the grassroots tech talent in Middle Tennessee. TechFed provides financial stewardship, risk management and volunteer leadership development for Nashville-area technology events.