PM Insight Sunnyvale - Scaling organizations through hyper growth stage


PM Insight-Sunnyvale:

                 Scaling organizations through hyper growth stage


When:   Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:30pm-8:00pm
Where:  Sunnyvale Community Center Ballroom - 550 E. Remington Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94085

 Last Date for On-line Registration is 11/11


Scaling organizations and teams of people in hyper-growth is challenging. This talk will share some of the critical lessons Erin has learned from her four years at Slack going from just 80 people when she joined to nearly 2000. In this talk she will go deep on operating frameworks, traits of successful projects at scale, and how to lead large teams of people through rapid change.



  •  Documented operating principles are critical
  •  Hiring “athletes” for your team and the organization is the right type of hire
  •  Planning is vital to your success
  •  Methods for decision making enable growth


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About the Instructor:








 Erin Figueroa , Senior Director of Program Management

Erin Figueroa is the Senior Director of Program Management at Slack, where she’s built the Program Management Organization from the ground up – growing the team of program managers from 1 to 38 in three years. Erin and her team are responsible for scaling Slack through people and process while executing on the company’s most strategic initiatives. With responsibility and oversight over Technical Program Management, Marketing and Communications and BizOps Program Management, Erin is an expert in building high functioning teams and scaling organizations to be more efficient and effective. Most recently, Erin successfully program managed Slack's public company readiness resulting Slack's direct listing.

Prior to joining Slack, Erin worked at Apple and Gap Inc. where she led Program Management teams at varying levels of scale, including program support for new brands and teams within these larger organizations.


Meeting Leader: Kuntal Thakore, PMP, CSM

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PDU Info:    

Leadership: 2.0 PDU

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Program Agenda:

5:30 PM - Sign In and Networking

6:15 PM - Featured Speaker

8:30 PM - Meeting Adjourn

Food: Complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages


Online Registration

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $10

Non-Members: $20

Full-time Student: $5 (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring Student ID card to the event)

Veterans: Free (online only; contact Meeting Leader for the discount code. Please bring appropriate ID card to the event)

At-the-Door Registration

A limited number of registrations can be accepted at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Once this limit has been reached, the event will be closed to additional attendees.

PMI Silicon Valley Members: $20

Non-Members: $30

(Only Check or Cash accepted; make checks payable to "PMI Silicon Valley")

Cancellation Policy

This event is a professional society meeting, held for the benefit of its members. The Plan Ahead registration fee paid is based on the registrant's ability to commit to attendance, ahead of time. The Plan Ahead registration fee will not be refunded for any reason, other than event cancellation, after normal business hours (5:00 PM, Pacific) on the registration deadline day. The PMI - Silicon Valley Chapter reserves the right to make last minute changes to program content and speakers, as circumstances dictate.

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Event Properties

Event Date 11-13-2019
Event End Date 11-13-2019
Registration Start Date 09-11-2019
Cut off date 11-11-2019
Individual Price Login for member discount.
Location Sunnyvale Community Center, Ballroom
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