Welcome to Product Talk- the show where we interview C/VP-level product executives such as the Netflix Product VP, Coinbase CPO, and Box CPO and learn their best practices on what it takes to build great products. You will find value in every episode regardless of your industry, product type or stage in the product life cycle.
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Tatari Sr. Product Lead on the Superpowers of Operation
The product life cycle can be broken down into five stages: conceive, design, build, collaborate, and operate. Fluid, adept execution at each of these stages is needed for product success. What exactly are the superpowers that lie within each? In this Age of Product series, Microsoft former Product Lead and Products That Count CPO James Gray interviews product leaders on competencies that every great product manager needs. Tatari Sr. Product Manager Bryce York shares expertise on the powers of operation.
EP122 - IBM fmr Product Lead on the Superpowers of Collaboration
The Age of Product is truly upon us, and with it comes new opportunities. What are the superpowers that lie hidden within the lifecycle of product development? In this Age of Product series, Microsoft fmr Product Lead and Products That Count CPO James Gray interviews product leaders on competencies every great product manager needs. IBM fmr Product Lead, Pivotree Product Director, and Products That Count chapter head Nita Maheswaren shares insight on the superpowers needed for effective team collaboration.
EP121 - Verizon Board Director talks Taking Risks
Risk-taking is vital to career and company growth, but how do we calculate that risk as product leaders? Product Talk host Nikki Ahmadi sits down with Shellye Archambeau, silicon valley pioneer, Verizon Board Director, and former CEO of Metric Streams, to discuss the power of planning, intention, and how to enhance the skill of taking risks.
EP120 - Sandboxx CPO on Product Growth
Product managers excel at building products. However, sometimes that isn’t enough for a product to be successful. So, how can we avoid failure? As part of our series in partnership with the Growth Marketing Conference, Product Talk host and product executive, Thomas Daly sat down with Craig Zingerline, CPO at Sandboxx to discuss how we can successfully grow our products and user base.
EP119 - Vouch Insurance CPO on Building Fintech Products
Some fintech products have unique obstacles when delivering enjoyable user experiences. Behind the financial curtain are regulations, tied to sluggish timelines. How do you balance quick and enjoyable user experiences while following regulations? Product Talk Host Patrick Blute sat down with Vouch Insurance CPO Rajat Kongovi to discuss how innovative fintech companies approach this challenge.
EP118 - Blockchain Founder & CEO on Products and Empathy
Every product manager relies on at least one skill to help drive their success and that of their product. Among the more useful skills agreed upon by PMs is empathy for their target customer and stakeholders. How does one practice empathy to deliver the best product? As part of our Product Management series, Product Talk host Adam O’Donnell sat down with Bitcoin Founder & CEO Marc Blinder to discuss empathy and how it plays into product management.