Successfully Leading Technical and Creative Teams: Power and Practice of OKRs

“OKRs have helped lead us to 10x growth, many times over”- Larry Page, Google Co-Founder.
This session will teach product leaders how to make most efficient use of their most important resource – the people! Excellent product outcomes are solely dependent on collaboration and alignment between engineers, designers, marketers and executives. We all know getting these highly talented individuals to act in unison is a behemoth of task. Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) were developed at Intel with a goal of aligning a highly technical team behind organizational goals. They became famous in the tech industry by adoption by Google, Linkedin, Microsoft and many others. This session will talk about whats, whys, and hows of OKRs. Understanding its key ingredients, why those methods actually work and most importantly practical implementation for your teams and organizations.


Dr. Nishant Mohan is Chief Technology and Product Officer at PhotoniCare Inc. He leads development of the medical device for diagnosis of middle ear infection in children. Dr. Mohan has led development of home-based diagnostic imaging for ophthalmology. Dr. Mohan served as Vice President and Director of Product Management at Wasatch Photonics. He launched multiple products including artificial intelligence based platforms for optical coherence tomography. He is recipient of early career achievement award from SPIE, the largest optics professional society in the world. He holds a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Nishant Mohan
Chief Technology and Product Officer
PhotoniCare, Inc.