I’m Cindy Alvarez, Author of Lean Customer Development (published by O’Reilly) and Director of UX for PowerPoint at Microsoft. Previously at Microsoft, I was Director of Customer Research for GitHub and Principal Group Product Manager in the Cloud & AI group. I’m a regular speaker at conferences & events and also give private workshops. I’m also passionate about diversity & inclusion: supporting women, Black and Latinx people, and girls in tech.

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Mind the Product San Francisco 2018

Watch my keynote talk on Cognitive Biases in product management to a wonderful audience at the Mind the Product Conference #mtpcon 2018 in San Francisco. (Recap)

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Read my article in First Round ReviewBuild Your User Base with These Human Behavior Hacks

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