If you're 0-4 years into your Product Management career, this is the event for you. Meet PMs, learn together, and make new connections!

Next event:
Spring edition: 19-21 May 2023

Some 🧡 from our participants

"Inspiring! Great opportunity to learn something new whether you are experienced or new in the PM field. It gives you the opportunity to actively seek and share knowledge and best practices."Sonja Mihajlov, Product Manager

"Awesome experience! Loved the workshops, networking, and especially the comfortable size of the group."Pedro da Rosa, Head of Product

"An astonishing event, a key part of the growth and evolution of the product community in Portugal."Jorge Cabaço, Chief Marketing Officer

Network with peers

Share your expertise and make meaningful connections that will support you in your career and side ventures. Meet 30+ experienced Product people in this immersive event.

Step-up your skills

Develop your roadmapping, design and storytelling skills with hands-on collaborative workshops. Learn from your peers' experiences in the Mastermind sessions.

Enjoy and have fun

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Grab a beer (or lemonade) with fellow PMs in a relaxed environment! Connect with your next colleague, mentor or friend.

All you need to know...

  • Takes place on the weekend of 19th to 21st of May 2023.

  • Location: Natura Towers (Cofidis offices) in Lisbon.

  • 30 PMs from startups and big tech companies.

  • 6 guests with 10+ years of experience in Product.

  • Net Promoter Score from past editions: +71

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🔥 Confirmed speakers 🔥


João Sousa Botto is a Product Leader at Cloudflare. He got into Product at Microsoft soon after he moved to the US. He then worked at exciting Product companies such as Tesla and Facebook before coming back to Portugal and joining his current challenge at Cloudflare.

Roshan Gupta is a Group Product Manager at Google. He has an extensive career in Product having worked at companies like Yahoo, Oracle and Facebook. He has recently moved to Portugal and was also present at the second edition of the Product Weekend.


Gabriela Naumnik is a Senior Product Manager at Pypestream. She has worked in Product Marketing, then grew from PM to Head of Product at a startup and she has recently moved to Lisbon where she's running the Product Management Society MeetUp group.

Hugo Froes is a Product Operations Leader at OLX. With a User Experience background, Hugo got into the field of Product Ops back in 2020 at the Portuguese unicorn Farfetch. Besides his work and thought leadership in Product Ops, he is also a university professor.

OLX Group

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The team behind the Product Weekend


João Moita is a Product Manager at Product People and Founder of the Product Weekend. Passionate about technology, innovation and careers, he is on a mission to help people realize their full potential. The Product Weekend is born as a way to help young PMs learn from experienced experts and peers, build strong relationships and boost their careers.

Product Weekend Podcast

  • Hosted by João Moita and powered by PRODUCTIZED.

  • Total of 14 episodes with some past events' speakers.

  • Meet the story of the inspiring people behind great products.

More 🧡 from our participants

"Great place to share knowledge and to take the opportunity to ask for what we don't know. This is the place to grow!"Wilson Capitão, Product Manager

"The Product Weekend is a weekend full of highly skilled speakers that give both aspiring and seasoned PMs, the needed insights to take their careers to the next level."Fleur Dooms, Product Specialist

"Crazy good! It was really great to find more people looking into the same area, having some of the same struggles that I have and learn a lot with everyone."Ricardo Ferreira, Product Manager

Applications for the Spring edition (19-21st May) are now open! If you can't make it, we will also have a summer edition on 7-9th of July. Follow the Product Weekend to be notified when applications open :D

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João Colaço de Freitas is the Innovation and Value Creation Director at Cofidis. He has experience in successfully delivering valuable products while creating teams that are empowered to create value. At Cofidis, João is the main responsible for the enormous change from a Project mindset to a Product approach, enabling a startup-like growth rate for Cofidis.

Clara Rivero Machado is the Head of Product at Via Verde. Passionate about understanding customers and creating experiences that they love, she managed to implement a product culture at Via Verde. Via Verde's product is a very peculiar and interesting one to learn from! Clara is also one of the returning speakers from the first edition.

Via Verde

Mirela Mus is the Founder and CPO at Product People. Having started in Product Management more than 10 years ago, she has helped several companies and NGOs, such as Tier, Zalando and WHO, discover and deliver great products. Mirela shared her experience and insights about "blazing-fast" onboardings.

Joana Nunes Cardoso is the Head of New Product Development at Cofidis Portugal. She joined the Product space more than 10 years ago as a Product Marketing Manager. Joana is now leading an amazing team to bring innovation and "startup-like" growth to a giant finance institution.


Diogo Rendeiro is the Head of Product at Amplemarket. With a vast experience in Product Management in the Portuguese tech unicorns (OutSystems and Feedzai), Diogo is on his way to making Amplemarket become the next one. He already joined 2 editions of the Product Weekend where he talked about 10x innovation and about going from good to great in your early years in Product Management.


João Santos is the Director of Product Management at OutSystems. An OutSystems PM since 2014, João has led many product initiatives, such as the OutSystems Cloud transformation to massive scale, powering the Digital Transformation of Global 2000 companies and accelerating the journey of this Portuguese company to the status of decacorn.

Mihaela Draghici is an Associate Director at Volkswagen Digital Solutions. Coming from a Marketing background she is known as a passionate changemaker both within her Product work and personal life, being a strong advocate for gender equality and inclusive work environments. Mihaela gave a workshop about feature-less, outcome-focused roadmaps.


Luís Gonçalves is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, speaker and Product consultant. When consulting he works exclusively with entrepreneurs, founders and senior leaders on the implementation of his game-changing "ADAPT Methodology". He is very passionate about the topic of shifting from Project to Product and has extensive experience helping organizations achieve it.

Julien Lescure is a Product leader and coach, with an extensive career helping companies discover opportunities and make great products. He is also an advisor and investor to many Product-led companies. He joined us to talk about the process of discovering opportunities while delivering value.


André Marquet is a co-founder at Beta-i and Productized. André has created the Productized Conference, gathering in Lisbon some of the best product people in one of the most recognized events in Europe. Productized is one of the best sources of content and networking opportunities for the Product community.

André Albuquerque is the VP, Product at Kitch. With a vast experience in the Portuguese start-up space, André has a special passion for teaching, which led him to create the One Month PM. Now with 3 different programs, it's definitely worth checking for anyone looking for an affordable way to boost their PM career.