Dan Olsen, Product Management Consultant
Best practices in startup product management by Dan Olsen.
Dan has over 18 years of high-tech experience, including 5 years at Intuit where he led Quicken product management and launched an online brokerage. Dan also led product management at Friendster. Dan's areas of expertise are product management, development, UI design, marketing, and measuring /optimizing key metrics.
Dan consults to startups, usually as Interim VP of Product. He's advised startups such as Box.net, YouSendIt, MoodLogic, Epocrates, Xing, Angie's List, and Attensa. Dan has a BSEE from Northwestern, a Master's in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech, and an MBA from Stanford.
He's passionate about building successful, large-scale consumer websites and is a sought after speaker who has spoken at conferences including the O'Reilly Web 2.0 Expo, Facebook Fund REV, Startonomics.