160 episodes

Successful product management isn’t just about training the product managers who work side by side with developers everyday to build better products. It’s about taking a step back, approaching the systems within organizations as a whole, and leveling up product leadership to improve these systems. This is the Product Thinking Podcast, where Melissa Perri will connect with industry leading experts in the product management space, AND answer your most pressing questions about everything product. Join us each week to level up your skillset and invest in yourself as a product leader.

Product Thinking Melissa Perri

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

Successful product management isn’t just about training the product managers who work side by side with developers everyday to build better products. It’s about taking a step back, approaching the systems within organizations as a whole, and leveling up product leadership to improve these systems. This is the Product Thinking Podcast, where Melissa Perri will connect with industry leading experts in the product management space, AND answer your most pressing questions about everything product. Join us each week to level up your skillset and invest in yourself as a product leader.

    Episode 160: The Value of Flexibility in Hybrid Work & Product Management: Jon Sadow Shares Scoop's Approach

    Episode 160: The Value of Flexibility in Hybrid Work & Product Management: Jon Sadow Shares Scoop's Approach

    In this episode of the Product Thinking podcast, host Melissa Perri is joined by Jon Sadow, Co-Founder & Chief Product & Technology Officer of Scoop Technologies. Join them as they discuss Scoop’s journey from a carpooling application to a software company supporting hybrid work and workplace management. They explore the dramatic impact of COVID, pivoting the business, and the benefits of embracing flexibility. They also touch on the importance of building relationships and forging connections in remote and flexible work environments, as well as the future of work and the possibilities for innovation and improvement in remote and hybrid work environments.

    • 44 min
    Episode 159: Fueling Product-Led Growth with Leah Tharin, Interim Chief Product and Growth Officer, GotPhoto

    Episode 159: Fueling Product-Led Growth with Leah Tharin, Interim Chief Product and Growth Officer, GotPhoto

    In this episode of the Product Thinking podcast, host Melissa Perri is joined by Leah Tharin, Interim Chief Product and Growth Officer, GotPhoto. Join them as they explore the different types of growth strategies and when to use them, as well as the importance of aligning sales and product teams. Leah also talks about the power of data-driven strategies in bridging sales and product teams and how aligning with customer success fuels product-led growth.

    • 57 min
    Episode 158: Turning the Tide with Mauricio Monico's Lessons from eBay, Facebook, and Google

    Episode 158: Turning the Tide with Mauricio Monico's Lessons from eBay, Facebook, and Google

    In this episode of the Product Thinking podcast, host Melissa Perri is joined by Mauricio Monico, Chief Product Officer at Wish. Join them as they discuss marketplace dynamics and turnaround strategies. They deep-dive into Mauricio’s extensive product management expertise and wisdom gained from his previous roles with Microsoft, eBay, Facebook, Google, and various startups. They also touch on Mauricio’s time with Indigo Ag, a company focused on agricultural sustainability, during a big turnaround.

    • 59 min
    Episode 157: Aligning Pricing with Value in the Technology Space: Insights from Jean-Manuel Izaret of Boston Consulting Group

    Episode 157: Aligning Pricing with Value in the Technology Space: Insights from Jean-Manuel Izaret of Boston Consulting Group

    In this episode of the Product Thinking podcast, host Melissa Perri is joined by Jean-Manuel Izaret, Global Leader of Marketing, Sales, and Pricing Practice at Boston Consulting Group. Join them as they discuss strategic pricing and its importance in the technology industry. They explore different pricing models and strategies, including segmenting users and offering different pricing options based on the value received. They also touch upon the challenges of pricing AI models and the concept of fairness in pricing.

    • 51 min
    Episode 156: OKRs for Focus and Alignment with Jeff Gothelf of Gothelf.co & Josh Seiden of Seiden Consulting

    Episode 156: OKRs for Focus and Alignment with Jeff Gothelf of Gothelf.co & Josh Seiden of Seiden Consulting

    In this episode of Product thinking, Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden join Melissa Perri to talk about their exciting new book on OKRs (Objectives and Key Results). They tackle common mistakes made when implementing frameworks like Lean UX, and how OKRs can solve this. Plus they share all the insights they’ve learned over the last 10 years since their first book, Lean UX. Tune in to discover how OKRs improve your business, business unit, or team’s overall focus and alignment.

    • 46 min
    Episode 155: Mastering the Art of Coaching in Product Leadership with Kate Leto, an Executive Coach for Product Leaders

    Episode 155: Mastering the Art of Coaching in Product Leadership with Kate Leto, an Executive Coach for Product Leaders

    In this episode of Product Thinking, Kate Leto, an Executive Coach for Product Leaders, joins Melissa Perri to unveil the value of coaching skills for product leaders and how to incorporate coaching into the workplace. They explore the difference between coaching and mentoring, how effective coaching nurtures successful product leaders, and how to master the art of coaching in product management.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

ElliotGreeny ,

Better then Product School podcast

Don’t judge a podcast by its cover artwork. I’m not saying it’s bad, it just didn’t excite me, but when I started listening o found this podcast incredible. Such a good way to stay curious and get insights from some of the most interesting and successful people in the game. Thank you 🙏

Jeffersenteri ,

Insightful and interesting product podcast

Highly recommend! I have listened to talks from Melissa and followed her blog and constantly refer back to them and recommend her to people. This podcast is great, a brilliant mix of Q&As submitted from the audience plus interviews with lots of different people with interesting perspectives. There are always practical takeaways that can be applied to the day job plus this has introduced me to other folk to follow. Recommended for any product or product adjacent person.

Fevde88 ,

Practical advice for any PM

Melissa is a world-renowned product leader for good reason. She discusses readily identifiable challenges and provides highly actionable advice to address them. Better yet, she is charming and personable, which makes listening a pleasure. Highly recommend!-

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