Ron Schaeffer

Ron Schaeffer

Director at thinkproduct ltd

Startupbootcamp IoT London Mentor

With over 20 years of experience in product management, portfolio planning and development, Ron is the founder & director of thinkproduct ltd, a London-based consultancy dedicated to making great connected devices, apps & services.


  • Product and proposition definition – Identifying what’s really important and differentiating, and then defining that in a way that’s achievable against key metrics
  • Understanding and planning for the whole product journey from opportunity identification through to definition, development, vendor selection & management, manufacturing, marketing/PR, launch, in-life management and EOL
  • Coordinating hardware and software development, product management & project management
  • Mobile and connected device (both WAN and LAN) considerations such as autonomy, size, durability, radio bearers, wireless protocols, network operator engagement, etc.