This event has ended. Create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
View analytic
Tuesday, February 21 • 8:15am - 9:45am
Plenary Session # 1 Product Safety Shark Tank

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.

This interactive panel will follow the product safety path of millennial inspired and innovative products from the initial product pitch to dealing with product safety issues and customer communications crises in the age of social media and online reviews. The session will also demonstrate how the millennial and centennial generations are driving changes in the consumer product marketplace that are increasingly impacting product safety and engage the audience on how to deal with new and traditional types of product safety issues with modern products aimed at connected consumers.


avatar for Matthew Howsare

Matthew Howsare

Member and Co-Chair Consumer Products Practice Washington, D.C., Mintz Levin
Matt Howsare is a Member with the law firm of Mintz Levin in Washington, DC and Co-Chair of the firm’s Consumer Products Practice. Mr. Howsare focuses on federal, state, and international product safety matters and related regulatory issues and litigation. He provides representation on compliance with product safety regulations, product safety incident reporting, imported products, recalls, civil penalty proceedings, investigations... Read More →

avatar for Joseph Galbo

Joseph Galbo

Social Media Specialist, Office of Communications, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Joe Galbo joined the Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communication in June 2016 as a Social Media Specialist. In this role, he coordinates the digital content and strategy behind all CPSC social media platforms and websites.  Previously, Joe held a similar position at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ where he revitalized the institution’s digital media strategy and honed an appreciation for blowing things... Read More →
avatar for Gina Lee

Gina Lee

Product Safety and QA Specialist, UncommonGoods
Gina Lee is the Product Safety and QA Specialist for Brooklyn-based e-retailer UncommonGoods.  At UncommonGoods, she has focused her attention in growing and developing a product safety program that goes beyond general compliance and regulations to meet the standards of a fast-paced, mission-driven retailer. Prior to joining UncommonGoods, Gina served as an environmental consultant, specializing in indoor air and water quality. In these... Read More →
avatar for Jared Nelson

Jared Nelson

Senior Account Executive, Crisis and Rsk Management, Edelman
Jared Nelson is a Senior Account Executive with Chicago’s Crisis & Risk Management practice, Jared provides counsel to a variety of clients in the consumer products, education, sports, technology, pharmaceutical and automotive industries. Specializing in crisis plan development, crisis simulations, scenario planning, risk assessments, research and data analysis, media monitoring and digital strategy, his recent client work has... Read More →

Tuesday February 21, 2017 8:15am - 9:45am
Grand Cypress D- I

Attendees (118)