Amanda McAlister

Staff Product Manager


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Speaker Bio

Amanda McAlister is a visionary product leader currently driving the development of the innovative Bumble for Friends App. Known for fostering a culture of efficient collaboration, fun and getting sh*t done, Amanda is dedicated to empowering individuals to realise their full potential. With a steadfast commitment to challenging industry norms, she advocates for increased representation of women and underrepresented groups in technology. Amanda brings a wealth of global experience, having successfully shipped products at prominent companies such as Twitter, Shopify, and ASOS.

Fun Fact: Amanda studied Sociology before switching into a career in Technology.

Speaker Sessions


Navigating Gen AI: Crafting Impactful Solutions for Real User Needs

30 mins
  • Track - Artificial Intelligence
  • AI
  • Product
  • Amanda McAlister

    Staff Product Manager


Uncover how Gen AI can be harnessed to create meaningful user experiences. Gain insights into the diverse skills and perspectives that individuals bring to Product Management, empowering you to navigate challenges and make a lasting impact.

Explore the Bumble For Friends App’s Gen AI journey and delve into the dynamic world of the Product Management role as we begin shipping features with AI. Uncover the essential skills for success, navigate the intricacies of product development, and reflect on the experience of shipping AI features. Join me for a conversation about embracing and shaping the future of AI-driven products.

Session Key Takeaways:

  • Diversity in Tech Impact: Recognise and embrace the unique skills and perspectives individuals bring to Product Management, fostering a more inclusive and innovative tech landscape
  • Tailored Product Management: Understand the value of adapting your approach to product management based on the diverse needs of your company and users
  • AI Empowerment: Dive into the complexities and joys of shipping AI features, exploring both the challenges and the rewards of the future of AI-driven products

This session is for you if…

  • You’re someone in the tech community seeking insights into using Gen AI to address user pain points
  • You’re a current or aspiring Product Manager looking to enhance your skills and contribute to the diverse landscape of tech
  • You’re curious about the unique challenges and opportunities in shipping AI features and want to be part of the conversation

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