Product-Led Alliance | Product-Led Growth https://www.productledalliance.com Product-Led Alliance is a collective of passionate Product-Led leaders committed to sharing Product-Led growth success stories, experiences & challenges. en Product-Led Alliance | Product-Led Growth Copyright 2023 Sat, 28 Jan 2023 03:20:11 +0000 Product-Led Alliance | Product-Led Growth Product-Led Alliance is a collective of passionate Product-Led leaders committed to sharing Product-Led growth success stories, experiences & challenges. Product Marketing Alliance richard@productmarketingalliance.com clean Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas https://www.productledalliance.com/rapidly-scaling-your-agile-product-org-with-vaidas-adomauskas/ Wed, 25 Jan 2023 16:05:50 +0000 63d14c6d0321e8003d779164 We spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas who covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. In this episode, we spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas, then Chief Product Officer of Uncapped, now CPO at First Circle. He covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas - 25 Jan 2023

Key talking points include:

  • The best practices of Agile for different-sized orgs.
  • His practical advice on embedding platform teams into product teams.
  • The key indicators of whether you’re achieving optimal results.
  • Why working in cross-functional teams is essential for customer satisfaction.
  • Critical insights on how to scale a multi-product business.👇
The Million Dollar Question: How do you Scale a Multi-Product Business?
Every small startup delivers products fast. You run fast iterations, quickly gather feedback and there’s lots of collaboration.

A little about the guest

Vaidas is passionate about solving customer problems by delivering and scaling innovative digital products. He’s done this successfully as a FinTech startup founder, CEO, CPO, CTO, advisor, and board member.

As well as bringing a wealth of experience from various product management, strategy and delivery roles, Vaidas is an expert on product leadership, scaling teams, and coaching.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
We spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas who covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. In this episode, we spoke to Vaidas Adomauskas, then Chief Product Officer of Uncapped, now CPO at First Circle. He covered how to rapidly scale your product organization to reduce time to market and drive growth, why hiring previous founders as product leaders is a good idea, what it's like to have to close down a startup you really believed in, and more. 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Rapidly scaling your Agile product org, with Vaidas Adomauskas - 25 Jan 2023

Key talking points include:

  • The best practices of Agile for different-sized orgs.
  • His practical advice on embedding platform teams into product teams.
  • The key indicators of whether you’re achieving optimal results.
  • Why working in cross-functional teams is essential for customer satisfaction.
  • Critical insights on how to scale a multi-product business.👇
The Million Dollar Question: How do you Scale a Multi-Product Business?
Every small startup delivers products fast. You run fast iterations, quickly gather feedback and there’s lots of collaboration.

A little about the guest

Vaidas is passionate about solving customer problems by delivering and scaling innovative digital products. He’s done this successfully as a FinTech startup founder, CEO, CPO, CTO, advisor, and board member.

As well as bringing a wealth of experience from various product management, strategy and delivery roles, Vaidas is an expert on product leadership, scaling teams, and coaching.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of, from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe https://www.productledalliance.com/giving-people-in-product-their-time-back-with-oseyi-ikuenobe/ Mon, 02 Jan 2023 15:12:00 +0000 63a46467474e90003db49e9e We chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi talks us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things. For the Love of Product is back once again, as we chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi takes us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things… 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe - 22 Dec 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Building outside the bubble and how this impacts products.
  • Taking calculated risks to build products that will last.
  • The power of meeting with sellers and hearing their stories.
  • How a pivotal part of his career development took place in Japan.
  • The importance of succession planning in product.
  • How his Mom inspired his product leadership journey!

A little about the guest

Oseyi has over 14 years of experience in tech, including leadership roles, engineering, architecture and product. And has extensive knowledge of complex systems and data integrations across cloud and on-premise platforms.

He’s done everything from working with early-stage start-ups to define early product and growth strategies all the way to becoming Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. During his career, Oseyi has worked on products in a truly global sense, building products in North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
We chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi talks us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things. For the Love of Product is back once again, as we chat to Oseyi Ikuenobe, Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. Oseyi takes us through his journey in financial technology, his passion for opening doors for small businesses, and the power of making space to achieve bigger things… 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Giving people in product their time back, with Oseyi Ikuenobe - 22 Dec 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Building outside the bubble and how this impacts products.
  • Taking calculated risks to build products that will last.
  • The power of meeting with sellers and hearing their stories.
  • How a pivotal part of his career development took place in Japan.
  • The importance of succession planning in product.
  • How his Mom inspired his product leadership journey!

A little about the guest

Oseyi has over 14 years of experience in tech, including leadership roles, engineering, architecture and product. And has extensive knowledge of complex systems and data integrations across cloud and on-premise platforms.

He’s done everything from working with early-stage start-ups to define early product and growth strategies all the way to becoming Head of Product for Orders & Checkout Experience at Square. During his career, Oseyi has worked on products in a truly global sense, building products in North America, Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Be empowered to run towards your goals, with Ronke Majekodunmi https://www.productledalliance.com/be-empowered-to-run-towards-your-goals-with-ronke-majekodunmi/ Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:45:49 +0000 637e38be05d1d3003d646514 Ronke Majekodunmi shares her journey in leveraging her product experiences to help others. Talking us through being vulnerable and helping people understand the difficulty of the product craft, but also the difficulty of the human experience in a truly inspiring, open, and thought-provoking episode. In this episode, we chat with Ronke Majekodunmi, Director of Product Management at Promevo. Ronke shares her journey in leveraging her product experiences to help others. Talking us through being vulnerable and helping people understand the difficulty of the product craft, but also the difficulty of the human experience in a truly inspiring, open, and thought-provoking episode… 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Be empowered to run towards your goals, with Ronke Majekodunmi on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Be empowered to run towards your goals, with Ronke Majekodunmi - 23 Nov 2022

Key talking points include:

  • The power of inclusive design in product.
  • Why cultivating relationships is essential to PM success.
  • When to start asking the hard questions in a product job.
  • How diversity in cross-functional teams can help you hit product blind spots.
  • Why you shouldn’t ask how many golf balls fit on a plane in a PM interview…

A little about the guest

Ronke is an inspirational product leader and powerhouse in product management who has dedicated her career to creating outstanding world-class products and investing her time to educate the next generation of product leaders.

Her mission is to make the world of product management more accessible for diverse product makers entering the field, providing insights and authentic experiences for the next generation to draw from. Ronke actively uses her website and her podcast to engage with fellow product managers and provide valuable content to help expand their careers and create clarity from ambiguity.

You can read more about this on her website, ronkepm.com, and tune into her podcast Product Magic on your favorite listening platform.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Ronke Majekodunmi shares her journey in leveraging her product experiences to help others. Talking us through being vulnerable and helping people understand the difficulty of the product craft, but also the difficulty of the human experience in a truly inspiring, open, and thought-provoking episode. In this episode, we chat with Ronke Majekodunmi, Director of Product Management at Promevo. Ronke shares her journey in leveraging her product experiences to help others. Talking us through being vulnerable and helping people understand the difficulty of the product craft, but also the difficulty of the human experience in a truly inspiring, open, and thought-provoking episode… 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Be empowered to run towards your goals, with Ronke Majekodunmi on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Be empowered to run towards your goals, with Ronke Majekodunmi - 23 Nov 2022

Key talking points include:

  • The power of inclusive design in product.
  • Why cultivating relationships is essential to PM success.
  • When to start asking the hard questions in a product job.
  • How diversity in cross-functional teams can help you hit product blind spots.
  • Why you shouldn’t ask how many golf balls fit on a plane in a PM interview…

A little about the guest

Ronke is an inspirational product leader and powerhouse in product management who has dedicated her career to creating outstanding world-class products and investing her time to educate the next generation of product leaders.

Her mission is to make the world of product management more accessible for diverse product makers entering the field, providing insights and authentic experiences for the next generation to draw from. Ronke actively uses her website and her podcast to engage with fellow product managers and provide valuable content to help expand their careers and create clarity from ambiguity.

You can read more about this on her website, ronkepm.com, and tune into her podcast Product Magic on your favorite listening platform.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
The pillars of product work no matter the problem, with Osnat Benari https://www.productledalliance.com/the-pillars-of-product-work-no-matter-the-problem-with-osnat-benari/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 17:53:06 +0000 636a90b4699eba003dfdd133 Osnat Benari, Co-Founder of DragonsCanFly, explores what inspired her journey in product tech, how you can take care of your mental health while handling changes in your product career, believing you can product manage anything, and more. Another insight-laden episode of For the Love of Product is here, and our guest is Osnat Benari, Co-Founder of DragonsCanFly, a Web3 strategy and creative agency. Osnat explores what inspired her journey in product tech, how you can take care of your mental health while handling changes in your product career, believing you can product manage anything, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The pillars of product work no matter the problem, with Osnat Benari on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The pillars of product work no matter the problem, with Osnat Benari - 8 Nov 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Changing strategy mid-execution.
  • The power of restarting yourself in an existing career
  • Managing any product through the pillars of product management.
  • Why owning your craft makes moving between industries easy.
  • Advice for those looking to break into a product leadership role.

A little about the guest

Osnat is a product creator and an active mentor for startups and professionals with a wealth of product leadership experience. She currently consults on product and strategy at DragonCanFly.

Previous to DragonsCanFly, Osnat was the Senior Vice President of Product Management at Diligent, and on the founding team of WeWork Labs, building its physical and digital experiences.

As well as having 20+ years of experience in various product roles, Osnat serves on the Advisory Board for Audioburst, on CS at Hunter College in NYC and is an advocate of resilience and mental health in the workplace.

Her brand new book, Starting from Scratch, will be published in 2023. Delve into the episode for more tidbits on the book and get your preorder right here.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!


Want to master the pillars of product-led growth and accelerate your learning? Get certified.👇

]]>
Osnat Benari, Co-Founder of DragonsCanFly, explores what inspired her journey in product tech, how you can take care of your mental health while handling changes in your product career, believing you can product manage anything, and more. Another insight-laden episode of For the Love of Product is here, and our guest is Osnat Benari, Co-Founder of DragonsCanFly, a Web3 strategy and creative agency. Osnat explores what inspired her journey in product tech, how you can take care of your mental health while handling changes in your product career, believing you can product manage anything, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The pillars of product work no matter the problem, with Osnat Benari on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The pillars of product work no matter the problem, with Osnat Benari - 8 Nov 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Changing strategy mid-execution.
  • The power of restarting yourself in an existing career
  • Managing any product through the pillars of product management.
  • Why owning your craft makes moving between industries easy.
  • Advice for those looking to break into a product leadership role.

A little about the guest

Osnat is a product creator and an active mentor for startups and professionals with a wealth of product leadership experience. She currently consults on product and strategy at DragonCanFly.

Previous to DragonsCanFly, Osnat was the Senior Vice President of Product Management at Diligent, and on the founding team of WeWork Labs, building its physical and digital experiences.

As well as having 20+ years of experience in various product roles, Osnat serves on the Advisory Board for Audioburst, on CS at Hunter College in NYC and is an advocate of resilience and mental health in the workplace.

Her brand new book, Starting from Scratch, will be published in 2023. Delve into the episode for more tidbits on the book and get your preorder right here.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!


Want to master the pillars of product-led growth and accelerate your learning? Get certified.👇

]]>
Building products designed for the underserved, with Nina Mohanty https://www.productledalliance.com/building-products-designed-for-the-underserved-with-nina-mohanty/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 11:00:00 +0000 634825430bd8cb003dd1a502 Nina Mohanty, Founder of Bloom Money, shares her wealth of experience with us; taking us through what propelled her leadership journey in FinTech, the best way to serve customers, how financial inclusion is shaping a world where the products and services fit us, and more. We’re back with another episode of For the Love of Product and our guest is the award-winning Nina Mohanty, Founder of Bloom Money. Nina shares her wealth of experience with us; taking us through what propelled her leadership journey in FinTech, the best way to serve customers, how financial inclusion is shaping a world where the products and services fit us, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Building products designed for the underserved, with Nina Mohanty on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Building products designed for the underserved, with Nina Mohanty - 13 Oct 2022


Key talking points include:

  • The importance of financial literacy and empowerment.
  • How payments and FinTech can impact the world.
  • The power of simply speaking to customers.
  • Working as a founder with a ‘product heart’.
  • What success looks like as a product leader in financial FinTech
  • Thank goodness for neck pillows…😅

A little about the guest

Before founding Bloom Money, the app empowering migrant communities to build generational wealth, Nina worked with a team at Klarna, reimagining a better way to pay. Prior to that, she worked at the London-based, open-banking startup, Bud.

Since her days at Starling Bank and Mastercard, Nina has been a steadfast believer in delivering technology that can better people’s financial lives and financial literacy. She’s a recipient of the “Tech Women’s 100 Award” and recently served as a judge for the Women in Finance UK Awards and The Great British Business Woman Awards.

Nina was featured on Innovate Finance's Women in Tech Power list, twice as a Rising Star and most recently as a Standout Senior Leader. In her free time, she volunteers her time with multiple charitable organizations and advises on strategies for accessing financial services. And is fiercely passionate about women's empowerment and children's education.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Nina Mohanty, Founder of Bloom Money, shares her wealth of experience with us; taking us through what propelled her leadership journey in FinTech, the best way to serve customers, how financial inclusion is shaping a world where the products and services fit us, and more. We’re back with another episode of For the Love of Product and our guest is the award-winning Nina Mohanty, Founder of Bloom Money. Nina shares her wealth of experience with us; taking us through what propelled her leadership journey in FinTech, the best way to serve customers, how financial inclusion is shaping a world where the products and services fit us, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Building products designed for the underserved, with Nina Mohanty on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Building products designed for the underserved, with Nina Mohanty - 13 Oct 2022


Key talking points include:

  • The importance of financial literacy and empowerment.
  • How payments and FinTech can impact the world.
  • The power of simply speaking to customers.
  • Working as a founder with a ‘product heart’.
  • What success looks like as a product leader in financial FinTech
  • Thank goodness for neck pillows…😅

A little about the guest

Before founding Bloom Money, the app empowering migrant communities to build generational wealth, Nina worked with a team at Klarna, reimagining a better way to pay. Prior to that, she worked at the London-based, open-banking startup, Bud.

Since her days at Starling Bank and Mastercard, Nina has been a steadfast believer in delivering technology that can better people’s financial lives and financial literacy. She’s a recipient of the “Tech Women’s 100 Award” and recently served as a judge for the Women in Finance UK Awards and The Great British Business Woman Awards.

Nina was featured on Innovate Finance's Women in Tech Power list, twice as a Rising Star and most recently as a Standout Senior Leader. In her free time, she volunteers her time with multiple charitable organizations and advises on strategies for accessing financial services. And is fiercely passionate about women's empowerment and children's education.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu https://www.productledalliance.com/how-inclusive-design-is-shaping-product-innovation-with-prashanthi-ravanavarapu/ Thu, 06 Oct 2022 16:51:16 +0000 633f072c5f8a90004d7f63b7 How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu In this episode, we speak to Prashanthi Ravanavarapu, Head of Product and Customer Experiences at PayPal. Prashanthi explores where her focus on purposeful product management began, the power of product inclusion and why it’s not only the smart thing to do, but the right thing to do, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu - 6 Oct 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Inclusive design in the product vision.
  • Why a product needs to act and look the same, no matter the customer.
  • Leveraging empathy and channeling it into innovative ideas.
  • How everyone in the product journey can have the biggest impact.
  • Why the best servant leaders thrive as product managers.

A little about the guest

Prashanthi is widely recognized as an authentic, supportive and collaborative product leader with intrinsic empathy and motivation to solve problems for customers, employees and humanity at large. Throughout her career, she’s built strong product teams, while leading cross-functional efforts in product ideation to execution through expansion, and has helped shape the product management discipline.

Through her product leadership work at PayPal, Prashanthi has had the opportunity to help steer the build of best-in-class products and experiences while having an impact, improving the financial health of underserved communities and enriching the employee experience around the world.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu In this episode, we speak to Prashanthi Ravanavarapu, Head of Product and Customer Experiences at PayPal. Prashanthi explores where her focus on purposeful product management began, the power of product inclusion and why it’s not only the smart thing to do, but the right thing to do, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep How inclusive design is shaping product innovation, with Prashanthi Ravanavarapu - 6 Oct 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Inclusive design in the product vision.
  • Why a product needs to act and look the same, no matter the customer.
  • Leveraging empathy and channeling it into innovative ideas.
  • How everyone in the product journey can have the biggest impact.
  • Why the best servant leaders thrive as product managers.

A little about the guest

Prashanthi is widely recognized as an authentic, supportive and collaborative product leader with intrinsic empathy and motivation to solve problems for customers, employees and humanity at large. Throughout her career, she’s built strong product teams, while leading cross-functional efforts in product ideation to execution through expansion, and has helped shape the product management discipline.

Through her product leadership work at PayPal, Prashanthi has had the opportunity to help steer the build of best-in-class products and experiences while having an impact, improving the financial health of underserved communities and enriching the employee experience around the world.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Everyone is part of the product-led thought process, with Vibhor Chhabra https://www.productledalliance.com/everyone-is-part-of-the-product-led-thought-process-with-vibhor-chhabra/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:34:10 +0000 6332f67ea4ffa3003d7ceb16 We sit down with Vibhor Chhabra, Head of Tax Products at Shopify. Vibhor discusses the challenges he faced getting started on his product leadership journey, his passion for technology, how cross-functional collaboration is critical to product-led success, and more. In the latest episode of For the Love of Product, we sit down with Vibhor Chhabra, Head of Tax Products at Shopify. Vibhor discusses the challenges he faced getting started on his product leadership journey, his passion for technology, how cross-functional collaboration is critical to product-led success, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Everyone is part of the PLG thought process, with Vibhor Chhabra on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Everyone is part of the PLG thought process, with Vibhor Chhabra - 27 Sept 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Being “humbitious” and why it matters!
  • How you can leverage problem-solving in adjacent spaces to move faster.
  • The power of asking for feedback and creating feedback loops.

A little about the guest

Vibhor looks after teams dedicated to building products at the intersection of commerce, payments, and tax, and looks after the Shopify merchants across the world. He’s held a number of different roles, including senior roles at Block (formerly known as Square) and TaxJar, and started his career in product with T-Mobile.

He’s passionate about helping teams really drive business impact by being able to articulate a clear product vision and strategy, helping them to understand how to scale quickly, building partnerships with key stakeholders, and solving complex problems that delight customers. In doing so, Vibhor has been able to build four 0-to-1 high-margin FinTech products with ARR between $100M and $1.5B.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!


Vibhor also shares two fantastic resources in the episode, which you can find here:

Gokul's S.P.A.D.E. Toolkit.

]]>
We sit down with Vibhor Chhabra, Head of Tax Products at Shopify. Vibhor discusses the challenges he faced getting started on his product leadership journey, his passion for technology, how cross-functional collaboration is critical to product-led success, and more. In the latest episode of For the Love of Product, we sit down with Vibhor Chhabra, Head of Tax Products at Shopify. Vibhor discusses the challenges he faced getting started on his product leadership journey, his passion for technology, how cross-functional collaboration is critical to product-led success, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Everyone is part of the PLG thought process, with Vibhor Chhabra on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Everyone is part of the PLG thought process, with Vibhor Chhabra - 27 Sept 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Being “humbitious” and why it matters!
  • How you can leverage problem-solving in adjacent spaces to move faster.
  • The power of asking for feedback and creating feedback loops.

A little about the guest

Vibhor looks after teams dedicated to building products at the intersection of commerce, payments, and tax, and looks after the Shopify merchants across the world. He’s held a number of different roles, including senior roles at Block (formerly known as Square) and TaxJar, and started his career in product with T-Mobile.

He’s passionate about helping teams really drive business impact by being able to articulate a clear product vision and strategy, helping them to understand how to scale quickly, building partnerships with key stakeholders, and solving complex problems that delight customers. In doing so, Vibhor has been able to build four 0-to-1 high-margin FinTech products with ARR between $100M and $1.5B.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!


Vibhor also shares two fantastic resources in the episode, which you can find here:

Gokul's S.P.A.D.E. Toolkit.

]]>
Impacting customers on every single level, with Pooja Naidu & John Wirtz https://www.productledalliance.com/impacting-customers-on-every-single-level-with-pooja-naidu-john-wirtz/ Wed, 17 Aug 2022 16:07:58 +0000 62fd091c093498003ddf53c8 Hudl’s dynamic duo, Pooja Naidu, Senior Director of Product Management, and John Wirtz, Chief Product Officer, join us to share their respective journeys on reimagining a product; rebuilding, rethinking, and reconnecting to each and every customer. This episode is a little different. We have not one, but two guests! Hudl’s dynamic duo, Pooja Naidu, Senior Director of Product Management, and John Wirtz, Chief Product Officer, join us to share their respective journeys on reimagining a product; rebuilding, rethinking, and reconnecting to each and every customer. 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Impacting customers on every single level, with Pooja Naidu & John Wirtz on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Impacting customers on every single level, with Pooja Naidu & John Wirtz - 17 Aug 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Why you need to remain in a beta mindset to drive engagement.
  • The right time to bring in a new product leader.
  • Why the culture of ‘fail fast and early’ is so important.
  • Understanding the pricing, positioning, and packaging of your product.
  • The power of growth through modernization.
  • Aligning outcomes and goals towards being customer-centric.
  • Why product-market fit is also for existing products.

A little about the guest

John co-founded Hudl in 2006 with David Graff and Brian Kaiser, with a goal to help talent everywhere thrive by delivering the most powerful video and data platform in sports. Since then, John has spent most of his time working with an amazing product team to build a suite of products that help coaches, athletes, analysts, and administrators use video every day to get better.

Pooja is the Senior Director of Product at Hudl for their elite business, with proven leadership skills and a vast array of product management and leadership experience in multiple industries. Pooja brings more than 25 years of experience in product, user experience, business development, project management, and analysis to the company.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!



]]>
Hudl’s dynamic duo, Pooja Naidu, Senior Director of Product Management, and John Wirtz, Chief Product Officer, join us to share their respective journeys on reimagining a product; rebuilding, rethinking, and reconnecting to each and every customer. This episode is a little different. We have not one, but two guests! Hudl’s dynamic duo, Pooja Naidu, Senior Director of Product Management, and John Wirtz, Chief Product Officer, join us to share their respective journeys on reimagining a product; rebuilding, rethinking, and reconnecting to each and every customer. 👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Impacting customers on every single level, with Pooja Naidu & John Wirtz on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Impacting customers on every single level, with Pooja Naidu & John Wirtz - 17 Aug 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Why you need to remain in a beta mindset to drive engagement.
  • The right time to bring in a new product leader.
  • Why the culture of ‘fail fast and early’ is so important.
  • Understanding the pricing, positioning, and packaging of your product.
  • The power of growth through modernization.
  • Aligning outcomes and goals towards being customer-centric.
  • Why product-market fit is also for existing products.

A little about the guest

John co-founded Hudl in 2006 with David Graff and Brian Kaiser, with a goal to help talent everywhere thrive by delivering the most powerful video and data platform in sports. Since then, John has spent most of his time working with an amazing product team to build a suite of products that help coaches, athletes, analysts, and administrators use video every day to get better.

Pooja is the Senior Director of Product at Hudl for their elite business, with proven leadership skills and a vast array of product management and leadership experience in multiple industries. Pooja brings more than 25 years of experience in product, user experience, business development, project management, and analysis to the company.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!



]]>
Set up for success, with Stripe https://www.productledalliance.com/set-up-for-success-with-stripe/ Tue, 09 Aug 2022 16:12:57 +0000 62f2561e093498003ddf4e14 The last episode of the Product Ops podcast season 2 is here, and we're joined by one of the pioneers of Product Ops in the industry, Blake Samic, as well as two members of his fantastic product ops team at Stripe: Alexandra Lapinsky Wilson and Daniel Barber. The last episode of the Product Ops Podcast season 2 is here, and we're joined by one of the pioneers of product ops in the industry, Blake Samic, as well as two members of his fantastic team at Stripe; Alexandra Lapinsky Wilson and Daniel Barber!

Building on Blake's learnings from setting up product ops at Uber, we unpack how the team is organized between embedded product ops and more centralized product ops programs. Dan and Alexandra deep dive into why this structure works so well with some practical examples.👇


‎Product Ops Podcast: Set up for success, with Stripe on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Podcast, Ep Set up for success, with Stripe - 9 Aug 2022


Key talking points include:

  • How Stripe’s Product Ops team is set up for success!
  • How product ops teams can deliver more value to more users.
  • The Stripe Terminal Global launch.
  • The Top Asks From Users program.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation? It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it’s got a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading to job opportunities and tools.

You can be part of the Product Ops Podcast too! Get in touch with host Gerisha Nadaraju, Head of Product Ops at Dojo.

The Product Ops Podcast | Product-Led Alliance
Each week, the Product Ops Podcast (POP) will bring you unique perspectives and actionable insights from people working in this emerging, exciting, and pivotal function.
]]>
The last episode of the Product Ops podcast season 2 is here, and we're joined by one of the pioneers of Product Ops in the industry, Blake Samic, as well as two members of his fantastic product ops team at Stripe: Alexandra Lapinsky Wilson and Daniel Barber. The last episode of the Product Ops Podcast season 2 is here, and we're joined by one of the pioneers of product ops in the industry, Blake Samic, as well as two members of his fantastic team at Stripe; Alexandra Lapinsky Wilson and Daniel Barber!

Building on Blake's learnings from setting up product ops at Uber, we unpack how the team is organized between embedded product ops and more centralized product ops programs. Dan and Alexandra deep dive into why this structure works so well with some practical examples.👇


‎Product Ops Podcast: Set up for success, with Stripe on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Podcast, Ep Set up for success, with Stripe - 9 Aug 2022


Key talking points include:

  • How Stripe’s Product Ops team is set up for success!
  • How product ops teams can deliver more value to more users.
  • The Stripe Terminal Global launch.
  • The Top Asks From Users program.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation? It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it’s got a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading to job opportunities and tools.

You can be part of the Product Ops Podcast too! Get in touch with host Gerisha Nadaraju, Head of Product Ops at Dojo.

The Product Ops Podcast | Product-Led Alliance
Each week, the Product Ops Podcast (POP) will bring you unique perspectives and actionable insights from people working in this emerging, exciting, and pivotal function.
]]>
The power of the continuous discovery process, with Teresa Torres https://www.productledalliance.com/the-power-of-the-continuous-discovery-process-with-teresa-torres/ Mon, 25 Jul 2022 09:00:00 +0000 62d97a24ec3aaf003d0ea65b We sat down with Teresa Torres, internationally acclaimed Author, Speaker and Product Discovery Coach. Teresa takes us through her fascinating journey of putting a continuous discovery process into practice, the benefits of human-centered design, and more. In this episode, we sat down with Teresa Torres, internationally acclaimed Author, Speaker and Product Discovery Coach. Teresa takes us through her fascinating journey of putting a continuous discovery process into practice, the benefits of human-centered design, how she used her Opportunity Solution Tree framework to approach how the pandemic impacted her, and more.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The power of the continuous discovery process, with Teresa Torres on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The power of the continuous discovery process, with Teresa Torres - 21 Jul 2022


Key talking points include:

  • How PLG starts with just creating a really good product.
  • The biggest indicator of a product’s success.
  • How to create customer and business value by driving outcomes.
  • The distinction between what designers and cross-functional product teams do.
  • Leveraging more diverse expertise on teams.
  • Why ProductTalk is becoming a "course-first business".

A little about the guest

Teresa teaches a structured and sustainable approach to continued product discovery that helps product teams infuse their product decisions through customer input.

She’s coached hundreds of teams at companies of all sizes, from early-stage start-ups to global enterprises, in a variety of industries. She has taught discovery skills to over 7,000 product people through the Product Talk Academy and is the author of “Continuous Discovery Habits.”

Useful links:

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
We sat down with Teresa Torres, internationally acclaimed Author, Speaker and Product Discovery Coach. Teresa takes us through her fascinating journey of putting a continuous discovery process into practice, the benefits of human-centered design, and more. In this episode, we sat down with Teresa Torres, internationally acclaimed Author, Speaker and Product Discovery Coach. Teresa takes us through her fascinating journey of putting a continuous discovery process into practice, the benefits of human-centered design, how she used her Opportunity Solution Tree framework to approach how the pandemic impacted her, and more.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The power of the continuous discovery process, with Teresa Torres on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The power of the continuous discovery process, with Teresa Torres - 21 Jul 2022


Key talking points include:

  • How PLG starts with just creating a really good product.
  • The biggest indicator of a product’s success.
  • How to create customer and business value by driving outcomes.
  • The distinction between what designers and cross-functional product teams do.
  • Leveraging more diverse expertise on teams.
  • Why ProductTalk is becoming a "course-first business".

A little about the guest

Teresa teaches a structured and sustainable approach to continued product discovery that helps product teams infuse their product decisions through customer input.

She’s coached hundreds of teams at companies of all sizes, from early-stage start-ups to global enterprises, in a variety of industries. She has taught discovery skills to over 7,000 product people through the Product Talk Academy and is the author of “Continuous Discovery Habits.”

Useful links:

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Championing diversity in product design, with Amy Lima https://www.productledalliance.com/championing-diversity-in-product-design-with-amy-lima/ Wed, 06 Jul 2022 15:15:07 +0000 62c58cadec3aaf003d0e9faa Amy Lima, Founder of Diversify Design, takes us through her organic founder’s journey, from the music industry to product design, the challenges she’s faced building a path, and more. In this episode, we sat down with Amy Lima, Founder of Diversify Design, the job board and talent network that curates and connects the best design roles with the most diverse design roles in the industry. Amy takes us through her organic founder’s journey, from the music industry to product design, the challenges she’s faced building a path, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Championing diversity in product design, with Amy Lima on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Championing diversity in product design, with Amy Lima - 6 Jul 2022

Key talking points include:

  • The origin story of Diversify Design.
  • How your insecurities can be your greatest asset in your product career.
  • Launching your own initiative as a team of one.
  • Having the courage to follow your authentic path in product.
  • Propelling product design with the power of diversity and community.

A little about the guest

Amy has held many different roles, including most recently Product Design at Pinterest. She’s passionate about humanizing digital experiences through community, social expression and spends a lot of her time thinking about how to amplify marginalized voices.

Beyond the digital products she ships, Amy’s an active member of the design community globally and can often be found hosting panels, giving conferences, talks, and creating articles based on her experience pivoting into the design space as a minority in tech. Her design advocacy work is centered on championing early career and underrepresented folks, helping them get into the field.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Amy Lima, Founder of Diversify Design, takes us through her organic founder’s journey, from the music industry to product design, the challenges she’s faced building a path, and more. In this episode, we sat down with Amy Lima, Founder of Diversify Design, the job board and talent network that curates and connects the best design roles with the most diverse design roles in the industry. Amy takes us through her organic founder’s journey, from the music industry to product design, the challenges she’s faced building a path, and more.👇


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: Championing diversity in product design, with Amy Lima on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep Championing diversity in product design, with Amy Lima - 6 Jul 2022

Key talking points include:

  • The origin story of Diversify Design.
  • How your insecurities can be your greatest asset in your product career.
  • Launching your own initiative as a team of one.
  • Having the courage to follow your authentic path in product.
  • Propelling product design with the power of diversity and community.

A little about the guest

Amy has held many different roles, including most recently Product Design at Pinterest. She’s passionate about humanizing digital experiences through community, social expression and spends a lot of her time thinking about how to amplify marginalized voices.

Beyond the digital products she ships, Amy’s an active member of the design community globally and can often be found hosting panels, giving conferences, talks, and creating articles based on her experience pivoting into the design space as a minority in tech. Her design advocacy work is centered on championing early career and underrepresented folks, helping them get into the field.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Quarterly planning, with Wise https://www.productledalliance.com/quarterly-planning-with-wise/ Wed, 22 Jun 2022 16:39:32 +0000 62b33440769132003d240624 We're joined by Karen Gutierrez and Reema Joshi from the Product Ops team at Wise. They discuss how they're improving alignment and transparency around quarterly planning at a global company with 3000 employees in 17 offices across the world, and much more. In this episode, we're joined by Karen Gutierrez and Reema Joshi from the Product Ops team at Wise. They discuss how they're improving alignment and transparency around quarterly planning at a global company with 3000 employees in 17 offices across the world, and much more. 👇


‎Product Ops Podcast: Season 2: Quarterly planning, with Wise on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Podcast, Ep Season 2: Quarterly planning, with Wise - 22 Jun 2022

Key talking points include:

  • Quarterly planning.
  • Growing a team initially from 1 to 2.
  • How product ops is improving transparency with a product mindset.
  • Product ops "owning" products (the Wise Mission Roadmap).

If you're in the midst of Q3 planning at the moment - then this is the ideal episode for you! 💡

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation? It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it’s got a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the Product Ops Podcast too! Get in touch with host Gerisha Nadaraju, Head of Product Ops at Dojo.

The Product Ops Podcast | Product-Led Alliance
Each week, the Product Ops Podcast (POP) will bring you unique perspectives and actionable insights from people working in this emerging, exciting, and pivotal function.

]]>
We're joined by Karen Gutierrez and Reema Joshi from the Product Ops team at Wise. They discuss how they're improving alignment and transparency around quarterly planning at a global company with 3000 employees in 17 offices across the world, and much more. In this episode, we're joined by Karen Gutierrez and Reema Joshi from the Product Ops team at Wise. They discuss how they're improving alignment and transparency around quarterly planning at a global company with 3000 employees in 17 offices across the world, and much more. 👇


‎Product Ops Podcast: Season 2: Quarterly planning, with Wise on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Podcast, Ep Season 2: Quarterly planning, with Wise - 22 Jun 2022

Key talking points include:

  • Quarterly planning.
  • Growing a team initially from 1 to 2.
  • How product ops is improving transparency with a product mindset.
  • Product ops "owning" products (the Wise Mission Roadmap).

If you're in the midst of Q3 planning at the moment - then this is the ideal episode for you! 💡

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation? It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it’s got a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the Product Ops Podcast too! Get in touch with host Gerisha Nadaraju, Head of Product Ops at Dojo.

The Product Ops Podcast | Product-Led Alliance
Each week, the Product Ops Podcast (POP) will bring you unique perspectives and actionable insights from people working in this emerging, exciting, and pivotal function.

]]>
Creating transparency, with Pendo https://www.productledalliance.com/creating-transparency-with-pendo/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 10:04:50 +0000 62ac43a0769132003d24017d We're kicking off the second half of S2 with the superstar Product Ops team from Pendo.io - Christine Itwaru, Rick Kadlac and Adam Siegel. Find out how Christine and her experienced team are creating company-wide transparency around building, shipping and using products, and much more.

We're kicking off the second half of S2 with the superstar Product Ops team from Pendo.io - Christine Itwaru, Rick Kadlac and Adam Siegel. 🤩 Find out how Christine and her experienced team are creating company-wide transparency around building, shipping and using products, and much more. 👇


‎Product Ops Podcast: Season 2: Creating transparency, with Pendo on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Podcast, Ep Season 2: Creating transparency, with Pendo - 17 Jun 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Focusing on the right things to tackle first
  • Establishing guardrails for your own product usage
  • Building trust to drive a collaborative knowledge base initiative
  • Practical insights from a leading product ops team who "wrote the book" on product ops (The Rise of Product Ops)! 🚀

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation? It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it’s got a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the Product Ops Podcast too! Get in touch with host Gerisha Nadaraju, Head of Product Ops at Dojo.

The Product Ops Podcast | Product-Led Alliance
Each week, the Product Ops Podcast (POP) will bring you unique perspectives and actionable insights from people working in this emerging, exciting, and pivotal function.

]]>
We're kicking off the second half of S2 with the superstar Product Ops team from Pendo.io - Christine Itwaru, Rick Kadlac and Adam Siegel. Find out how Christine and her experienced team are creating company-wide transparency around building, shipping and using products, and much more.

We're kicking off the second half of S2 with the superstar Product Ops team from Pendo.io - Christine Itwaru, Rick Kadlac and Adam Siegel. 🤩 Find out how Christine and her experienced team are creating company-wide transparency around building, shipping and using products, and much more. 👇


‎Product Ops Podcast: Season 2: Creating transparency, with Pendo on Apple Podcasts
‎Show Product Ops Podcast, Ep Season 2: Creating transparency, with Pendo - 17 Jun 2022


Key talking points include:

  • Focusing on the right things to tackle first
  • Establishing guardrails for your own product usage
  • Building trust to drive a collaborative knowledge base initiative
  • Practical insights from a leading product ops team who "wrote the book" on product ops (The Rise of Product Ops)! 🚀

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation? It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it’s got a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the Product Ops Podcast too! Get in touch with host Gerisha Nadaraju, Head of Product Ops at Dojo.

The Product Ops Podcast | Product-Led Alliance
Each week, the Product Ops Podcast (POP) will bring you unique perspectives and actionable insights from people working in this emerging, exciting, and pivotal function.

]]>
The power of storytelling supported by data, with Corey Grant https://www.productledalliance.com/the-power-of-storytelling-supported-by-data-with-corey-grant/ Mon, 30 May 2022 14:19:05 +0000 62877ec02826cc004d0f98fa In this episode, we sit down with Corey Grant, Yellowfin BI, who explores his journey of breaking into product management, the opportunity and challenges of embedded products, and much more. In this episode, we sit down with Corey Grant, Head Of Product Management at Yellowfin BI, an embedded BI and analytics platform dedicated to enabling product managers to improve their application's analytical experiences. Corey explores his journey of breaking into product management, the opportunity and challenges of embedded products, and much more.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The power of storytelling supported by data, with Corey Grant on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The power of storytelling supported by data, with Corey Grant - 30 May 2022


Key talking points include:

  • The power of taking a side-step to progress your product career.
  • Tips for senior stakeholders on looking at the entire product journey.
  • Why product design is so pivotal to a successful embedded experience.
  • The value of joining in and contributing without expecting anything in return.
  • Why you should “eat your own dog food.”

A little about the guest

Corey worked in product roles before most people even called them product roles. After engineering opened the door to automotive, marketing roles led to product roles in both hardware and software companies. Now back in Australia, after time spent working in Canada, he can confidently state that beer and dumplings are staples of product meetups everywhere!

Having been in product roles for almost 20 years, Corey has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands, before joining Yellowfin over two years ago. In his spare time, he likes to read about audio gear and mountain bikes that he can’t afford.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
In this episode, we sit down with Corey Grant, Yellowfin BI, who explores his journey of breaking into product management, the opportunity and challenges of embedded products, and much more. In this episode, we sit down with Corey Grant, Head Of Product Management at Yellowfin BI, an embedded BI and analytics platform dedicated to enabling product managers to improve their application's analytical experiences. Corey explores his journey of breaking into product management, the opportunity and challenges of embedded products, and much more.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙: The power of storytelling supported by data, with Corey Grant on Apple Podcasts
‎Show For the Love of Product 💙🎙, Ep The power of storytelling supported by data, with Corey Grant - 30 May 2022


Key talking points include:

  • The power of taking a side-step to progress your product career.
  • Tips for senior stakeholders on looking at the entire product journey.
  • Why product design is so pivotal to a successful embedded experience.
  • The value of joining in and contributing without expecting anything in return.
  • Why you should “eat your own dog food.”

A little about the guest

Corey worked in product roles before most people even called them product roles. After engineering opened the door to automotive, marketing roles led to product roles in both hardware and software companies. Now back in Australia, after time spent working in Canada, he can confidently state that beer and dumplings are staples of product meetups everywhere!

Having been in product roles for almost 20 years, Corey has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands, before joining Yellowfin over two years ago. In his spare time, he likes to read about audio gear and mountain bikes that he can’t afford.

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
Gearing up for the age of connected work, with Kyle Poyar https://www.productledalliance.com/gearing-up-for-the-age-of-connected-work-with-kyle-poyar/ Wed, 18 May 2022 15:11:21 +0000 6285053f2826cc004d0f97aa We got the opportunity to chat with Kyle Poyar, OpenView, who takes a deep dive into the origins of the product-led growth (PLG) concept, what drove him to share his story, and the inside scoop on the future of PLG. We got the opportunity to chat with Kyle Poyar, Operating Partner at OpenView, the expansion stage venture firm helping to build software companies into market leaders. Kyle takes a deep dive into the origins of the product-led growth (PLG) concept, what drove him to share his story, and the inside scoop on the future of PLG.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙 on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2022

Key talking points include:

  • How PLG became a household concept in SaaS.
  • The power of community partnership.
  • Why an ecosystem of partners is important for implementing best practices.
  • Getting ready for PLG 2.0 with the age of connected work.
  • The product-led growth hyphen debate!

A little about the guest

Kyle is an expert on what drives a SaaS company’s growth, optimizing go-to-market strategies, and SaaS benchmarks. He writes about all things product-led growth and more in his popular newsletter - Growth Unhinged.

He currently leads OpenView’s Growth Team and has helped the portfolio generate over $100 million in additional enterprise value in the last three years. Before joining OpenView, Kyle was a Director at Simon-Kucher & Partners, where he led consulting teams on strategy engagements with market leaders in enterprise software, business information/data services, digital media, online marketplaces, and telecommunications.

OpenView is launching its next big thing - taking the current learnings and reaching a higher bar with PLG, and it’s going to be called the age of connected work. Kyle explores this and more in this episode!

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>
We got the opportunity to chat with Kyle Poyar, OpenView, who takes a deep dive into the origins of the product-led growth (PLG) concept, what drove him to share his story, and the inside scoop on the future of PLG. We got the opportunity to chat with Kyle Poyar, Operating Partner at OpenView, the expansion stage venture firm helping to build software companies into market leaders. Kyle takes a deep dive into the origins of the product-led growth (PLG) concept, what drove him to share his story, and the inside scoop on the future of PLG.


‎For the Love of Product 💙🎙 on Apple Podcasts
‎Business · 2022

Key talking points include:

  • How PLG became a household concept in SaaS.
  • The power of community partnership.
  • Why an ecosystem of partners is important for implementing best practices.
  • Getting ready for PLG 2.0 with the age of connected work.
  • The product-led growth hyphen debate!

A little about the guest

Kyle is an expert on what drives a SaaS company’s growth, optimizing go-to-market strategies, and SaaS benchmarks. He writes about all things product-led growth and more in his popular newsletter - Growth Unhinged.

He currently leads OpenView’s Growth Team and has helped the portfolio generate over $100 million in additional enterprise value in the last three years. Before joining OpenView, Kyle was a Director at Simon-Kucher & Partners, where he led consulting teams on strategy engagements with market leaders in enterprise software, business information/data services, digital media, online marketplaces, and telecommunications.

OpenView is launching its next big thing - taking the current learnings and reaching a higher bar with PLG, and it’s going to be called the age of connected work. Kyle explores this and more in this episode!

Get involved

Wanna get involved in the conversation?

It’s easy - just join our Slack channel of over 5,000 product-led enthusiasts. Access is 100% free, and it has a range of channels for you to take full advantage of; from upcoming events and recommended reading, to job opportunities, and recommended tools.

You can be part of the pod! If you’re a CPO, Founder, Inventor, or a passionate product-led advocate, pick a topic and get in touch here: adam@productledalliance.com.

Be sure to catch more episodes of For the Love of Product!

]]>