Please join us for an intimate guided group discussion that provides an inside look at how Ford X successfully launched Canopy, taking a new product outside their traditional product portfolio through the 0->1 product lifecycle.
We’re excited to advance how we help organizations solve business problems and captivate customers through product-led design processes, from designing the strategy to discovery and delivery.
Product-led design processes, from designing the strategy to discovery and delivery.
11:00 - 12:30pm PT / 1:00 - 2:30pm CT / 2:00pm - 3:30pm ET
Leadership Roundtable: How Ford Turned a Feature into a Company with Sam Harris, Vice President of Product at Canopy and Ramiz Khan, Group Engagement Director, at Thoughtworks.
The discussion will focus on their experiences:
Creating a start-up / innovative culture within a large organization
Rapidly validating concepts to find product market fit
Creating a repeatable approach for new product development
Launching a net new product company
Sam HarrisVice President of Product at Canopy
Sam Harris founded Canopy as a project internally within Ford before forming the company in 2022 as a joint venture between Ford and ADT. Sam had various experiences with Ford across software, hardware, vehicle testing and launching Ford X Europe. After moving from London to fuel Canopy's US growth, Sam now lives in Detroit.
Ramiz KahnGroup Engagement Director at Thoughtworks
Ramiz Kahn is Thoughtworks Group Engagement Director for Canada. He focuses on partnering with product leaders from Fortune 500 companies to help build products 0 to 1 by launching prodcts to market and at scale. He specializes in growing product, design and engineering teams to accelerate team roadmaps.