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Fri, Jun 30


San Jose

PM to Founder Series: the Story of Tong Sui

Product Pub has invited Rozanne, cofounder of Tong Sui, to share her story of career transition from a PM to a startup founder, applying product thinking in identifying PMF, scaling and expanding the business.

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PM to Founder Series: the Story of Tong Sui
PM to Founder Series: the Story of Tong Sui

Time & Location

Jun 30, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

San Jose, 2665 N First St, San Jose, CA 95134

About the event


  • Rozanne, ex-PM@Ctrip, Tencent, Chefus, co-founded Tong Sui in 2020, and have scaled to 6 locations. 


  • Lydia Tang, Product Pub Board Member, Senior PM @ Tiktok
  • Iris Qu, Product Pub Industry Insight Lead


Have you thought about founding your own startup? Join us at a close-door workshop to learn how such a career change looks like.

In this session, you will gain insights in the differences between a brick-and-mortar business and the IT industry. Rozanne will share how she leveraged product thinking from ideation to validation in building Tong Sui, exploring product-market fit, scaling the business, managing operations and supply chain. We will also have open roundtable discussions to brainstorm on a few challenges Tong Sui face today.


7:15 - 7:30 pm Event Check-in

7:30 - 8:45 pm Panel Discussion

  • Preparation & Kickoff: How did the founding team come up with the idea of Tong Sui? How to kick off the project?
  • 0 - 1 stage: What was the journey to Product Market Fit?
  • 1 - 10 stage: How to leverage PM methodology to grow Tong Sui? How to manage people?
  • Looking back: What advice will you give to PMs who also want to found a startup?

8:45 - 9:30 pm Roundtable Discussions: Challenges and thoughts on scaling and expansion

9:30 - 10:00 pm Social Time


  • In-Person Attendance

    We charge $20 for the day-to-day operation of the non-profit, and give small appreciation to the speakers and volunteers.

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