Irene Chan

Irene Chan

Head of Product at Towne

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My next available slot is

  • Thursday 9th Jun4:30 PM (GMT)

Hi everyone! My name is Irene Chan and I'm currently leading product and design at a Bay Area start up building out local e-commerce marketplace. Prior to that, I've led product teams at Clipboard Health, Flexport, Revinate, Shutterfly and eHealth with experience in B2C and B2B companies that are both private and public.

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8 Years

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Getting Input and Team Buy-In Before Reorganizing and Restructuring

10 April

Irene Chan describes her experience with a reorganization and restructuring process that negatively affected her product management team.

Product Team
Internal Communication
Reorganization
Product
Tips on How to Effectively Manage Upward

10 April

Irene Chan describes an experience she had with managing upwards and gives insight on how you, too, can manage up.

Internal Communication
Product
Managing a Small But Scaling Product Team

10 April

Irene Chan talks about the challenges she faced as the new manager of a small product team and how she learned to let go of some things as the team scaled.

Product Team
Scaling Team
Personal Growth
Product
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Experience

Head of Product & Design

Towne

Jan 2022 - current

I'm currently the Head of Product for a startup in the ecommerce space.

Principal Product Manager

Clipboard Health

Jul 2021 - Nov 2021

Building marketplace platform for staffing needs

Group Product Manager

Flexport

Oct 2020 - current

Product Lead (Contractor)

Towne

Sep 2020 - Oct 2020

On Sabbitical

On Sabbitical

Aug 2019 - Aug 2020

VP of Product Management

Revinate

Sep 2015 - Aug 2019

Director of Product Management

Shutterfly Inc.

Apr 2008 - Aug 2015

Product Manager, eCommerce

eHealth Inc

Feb 2006 - Apr 2008

- Optimized the shopping experience for finding and comparing personal health insurance plans - Defined merchandising strategy on eHealth.com and defining algorithms to determine which health plans is best suitable for the user given the user's information - Created and managed Sponsorship Advertising Platform, which allowed health insurance companies to log in and bid for sponsorship spots on eHealth.com

Product Manager

Informatix, Inc.

Sep 2001 - Feb 2006

- Launched a payment processing system and an online document management system that integrated with California's child support enforcement system - Responsible for managing the migration of the child support enforcement systems at several of California’s largest counties

Senior Consultant

Cap Gemini / Ernst & Young

Jun 1998 - Jun 2001

- Team lead for process improvement and order management system implementation at telecommunication companies in U.S. and Canada - Team lead for several migration projects, moving from legacy accounting and property management system to a new system at top office and retail Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

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