Secrets of Successful Collaboration

A talk by Gretchen Anderson

Getting engineers, product managers, and stakeholders to work together and deliver great outcomes is tricky. I will share ways we can increase the inclusivity of teams and take some of the struggle out of working together.

This will draw on the research I did for my book, Mastering Collaboration from O’Reilly.


Gretchen Anderson

Independent Consultant & Author

Gretchen runs her own practice with clients to develop product strategy and improve team collaboration skills.  She is the author of, Mastering Collaboration from O'Reilly Media. Gretchen spent the first part of her career in design consulting for firms like frog design, Cooper, and LUNAR.

Recently, she was Head of Design at PG&E, California’s largest energy company, she has led the design of the hardware and software of a next-generation surgical system, and served as VP of Product at GreatSchools.org. Gretchen is a Bay Area native who left only long enough to get a bachelor’s degree from Harvard in History & Literature.