Vanessa Ferranto is an established software product management professional with experience in developing Product and Agile processes in growing B2B and B2C teams. She has a passion for solving complex problems with an emphasis on the user experience across native, responsive web and data-driven products. Vanessa has experience in a variety of industries including Financial Services, Healthcare, Transportation, Digital Media, Mobile Point-of-Sale and most recently in E-Commerce where she is currently the Director of Product at The Grommet. Vanessa is a co-founder of the Boston Women in Product group, whose mission is to build a community that empowers and encourages women in the field of product management, marketing and user experience fields. She is also the co-creator of the Agile Product Open group, which focuses of bring Agile principles to Product management. As BPMA Director of Communities, she works with the Boston Women in Product and Agile Product Open groups to support their success and growth within the Boston area.