Melissa Perri is a Product Manager and UX Designer from New York City. She is the founder of ProdUX Labs (, a consultancy that specializes in providing guidance and workshops on Product Strategy, UX and Lean Startup methodology to startups and enterprises.

She previously cofounded a company in Italy, participated in an international startup accelerator, and worked as a Product Manager and Lead UX Designer for two growing startups in NYC. Currently, she is teaching the Product Management course at General Assembly. Melissa is a firm believer in lean methodologies and measurable design. Through in person global workshops and classes on Skillshare, she teaches companies and individuals how to incorporate lean methodologies into their existing product teams. She also coaches and speaks about Lean UX and Lean Product at conferences, most recently at Lean Agile Scotland, and the iCatapult Startup Accelerator.

When not in the office, you can find her mentoring at Lean Startup Machine workshops, exploring global startups, and plotting her next big venture.