DPM Connect Presents

Solutions for Worst-Case Scenarios

February 12, 2014 Harvest HQ

Our third event will feature a moderated discussion with four experienced producers and project managers sharing their approaches to resolving conflict and mitigating risks. We will be drawing from a curated collection of challenging scenarios that you're bound to encounter when working on a digital project.

The Panelists

  • Brett Harned

    Happy Cog

  • Nina Amjadi

    Your Majesty

  • Sandra Nam

    Google

  • Glenn Rogers

    Float

  • Brett Harned

    Happy Cog

    Brett Harned is the Vice President of Project Management at Happy Cog in Philadelphia, PA. He has more than 15 years of experience in communications and creative team management serving in roles from copywriter to account director. Since joining the team at Happy Cog, Brett has managed projects for Zappos, MTV, and Monotype Imaging, and has seen the project management team grow two-fold.

    He began blogging about his adventures in project management when he realized that the perceptions of the positions were just a little off. Since, he has spoken at events like SXSW, written for .net magazine and pmhut.com, taught a web project workshop at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, and has led the Digital PM Summit

    When Brett isn’t wrangling timelines and budgets in the office, he likes to discover new music, experiment with photography, and explore the City of Brotherly Love with his wife and two daughters.

    Follow Brett @brettharned and connect on LinkedIn

  • Nina Amjadi

    Your Majesty

    Nina Amjadi is the Production and Engagement Director at Your Majesty Co NYC. Just like the founders, she is a Swede who decided to give up 5 weeks of paid vacation, 480 paid days of parental leave and leave all alcohol related traditions behind, to go live and work in greatest city in the world. Even though at 19, she thought being a professional basketball-player would be the dream career, she soon found her true love –– creativity in the digital sphere. Santa Monica College, Berghs School of Communications and Hyper Island are all schools that were attended before she eventually found her path to New York City as an intern one cold November day.

    Today she is a transformation and process lover who is secretly learning how to code. Nina has a very big fluffy cat and she is aiming to run her first Marathon in 2014.

    Follow Nina @amjadious and connect on LinkedIn

  • Sandra Nam

    Google

    Executive/creative/product producer with experience across all platforms, specializing in never-been-done-before work and startup environments. P Currently working a startup team at Google called Learn10x. Previous experience at Google Creative Lab, Google Advertising Arts, Droga5, The Martin Agency, BBDO, R/GA and Fallon on brands such as Nike, Belvedere Vodka, HBO, Puma, New Museum, VW and Burberry. Award-winning projects include HBO Voyeur, Activision Bike Hero, Arcade Fire Wilderness Downtown, ROME and Art, Copy & Code.

    Sandra is passionate about humanizing technology and make our lives easier & better.

    Follow Sandra @snambomb and connect on LinkedIn

  • Glenn Rogers

    Float

    Glenn is the CEO & Co-Founder of Float Schedule. He has over ten years of experience in digital project management and producing at ad agencies include Fi, Ogilvy and most recently Razorfish. He's now made it his job to improve how agencies schedule their team's time

    Follow Glenn @rogers and connect on LinkedIn.

Why should you attend?

  • Speakers

    We've assembled an all-star cast of panelists who have very unique backgrounds and perspectives to share about their digital projects.

  • Learn

    Pick up new tricks, find out about various best practices, and get insights into how other producers and project managers practice their craft.

  • Network

    Come and meet fellow project managers and producers from different agencies. Expand your network and sharpen your project management skills.

When & Where

Wednesday
February 12, 2014

Harvest HQ
16 W 22nd St, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10010

The Agenda

6:30 PM Hello & Refreshments
7:15 PM Panel Begins
8:00 PM Q&A and Discussion
8:15 PM Wrap up