In this episode, we sit down with Anu Varma, Chief Product Officer at Path, a company helping SMEs across the UK better manage their people and compliance. Anu delves into how product culture can drive success or failure for product leaders and teams, drawing on her experiences and the pivotal points she crossed on the path to CPO.
Key talking points:
- How product culture drives career decisions.
- The value of psychological safety in product teams and the importance of overcoming the fear of failure.
- How creating a culture of experimentation and healthy discussion can bolster product discovery.
- The red flags to watch out for that can impact product discovery and velocity.
- The hallmarks of a strong product culture.
A little bit about the guest
Anu is a commercial and tech-focused executive with a track record of building and scaling new ideas in the market. Her career has spanned several VC-backed startups at various stages and in different geographies and industries.
As the Chief Product Officer at Path, Anu is heading up an intelligence software that streamlines HR and people admin for busy business owners and HR managers. It helps them stay on top of their employment law and complicated compliance needs.
Anu has a comprehensive track record of building products and product teams, consistently delivering outstanding results in high-growth environments.
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