Past Events

Here are some of the past events and conferences where I’ve been a speaker / presenter.

Microsoft Ignite 2019 (Orlando, FL): Driving Engineering Culture Change at Microsoft: An Experimental Journey

ConveyUX Boston 2019 (Boston, MA): Conversations to Great Products

StartupFest 2019 (Montreal, Canada): Understanding Customer Decision-Making

Lean Startup Conference 2018 (Las Vegas, NV): Fireside Chat: Innovation in the Age of Millenials and Session: Anti-Patterns for Enterprise Innovation Teams

Mind the Product SF 2018 (San Francisco, CA): Cognitive Biases & The Questions You Shouldn’t Be Asking

Check out the Video and Recap

Microsoft Build 2018 (Seattle, WA): Addressing Cognitive Bias in Product Feedback and Making the Case for Inclusive Design Panel

Øredev 2017 (Malmo, Sweden): Decoding Your Customers

Cindy Alvarez at Øredev 2017

Lean Startup Conference New York (New York, NY)How Microsoft is Making Culture Change from Traditional to Lean

LeanConf 2016 (Manchester, England)Closing Keynote: Why Customer Development Isn’t Working and Workshop on Customer Development: That’s Not What Your Customer Meant

Cindy Alvarez at LeanConf 2016

Lean Startup Conference 2015 (San Francisco, CA)Driving Change Within the Enterprise

From Business to Buttons 2015 (Stockholm, Sweden): Embracing Hypothesis-Driven Design

Lean Startup Conference 2014 (San Francisco, CA): No-Excuses Customer Development

Lean Startup Conference 2013 (San Francisco, CA): Transitioning Teams to Lean