Product Splash: Pitch Day



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​Hey Fluffle Buds! Come join our Pitch Day and Closing Ceremony for Product Splash to hear an inspirational keynote by Anu Ramakrishnan, and see the 5 finalist teams present their projects! Thank you and congratulations on making it through the past 5 weeks!



  1. About Product Buds & Design Buddies

  2. Fluffle Bud celebration

  3. Introduce our Pitch Day Judges

  4. Pitch Day Finalist Presentations

  5. Judges convene for selecting our winners

  6. Keynote by Anu Ramakrishnan

  7. Announce winners and prizes

🐰🌱 About Anu

Anu Ramakrishnan is an experienced Product Manager with a focus on solving some of the nation's most challenging consumer problems in healthcare through software applications, connected devices & IoT. Her product experience has taken her across the US to support various enterprises (tech & health-tech) including Philips, iRhythm Technologies, Samsung Electronics & Genentech, and has empowered her teams to build innovative products from 0-to-1.

Today, Anu is a Director of Product Management at Applied Cognition (an early stage Neuroscience Health Tech venture), bringing more than 8 years of experience to her position. Prior to this, she has worked at Genentech (Roche) on regulated mobile & wearable apps (SaMDs) for Oncology & Opthalmology, at Samsung Health (a division of Samsung Electronics), scaling a first of its kind smartwatch-powered virtual health platform and at iRhythm Technologies, where she contributed to a range of products from ECG detection algorithms to patient and provider applications. Anu also enjoys presenting talks and keynotes on Product Management and has presented at large product conferences and tech events in the Bay Area, as well as to a global audience online.

With an eye for creativity and design, she also creates content on her personal blog and dabbles on social media. Anu aspires to be a better product person everyday, and truly believes in "learning by doing"


Meet our Judges

🎉 Andrew Nguyen: Head of Product @ BARK
🎉 Glenn Nano: Product Lead @ Netflix
🎉 Jason Chan: Sr. Director of UX @ Sony Playstation
🎉 Sonya Seddarasan: Founder @ UPWorlds


🐰 About Design Buddies

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🍃 About Product Buds

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