Product Innovation Series is an in-depth interview series featuring product & innovation leaders from small startups all the way to Fortune 500 behemoths. Our guests share their battle-tested perspective on what prevents teams from shipping a great product.
The show is hosted by Aram Melkoumov, the CEO of Crowdlinker.
Product Direction And Keeping Things Simple - Marlon Hope, Netacea
Marlon Hope, head of Product for Netacea, joins Aram Melkoumov to discuss product development principles and key lessons for product success. He also talks about why data is important to measure the success of the objectives of your product. Netacea is agentless Intent Analytics platform.
How To Build A Successful Tech Product - Jeroen Van Hautte, TechWolf
Jeroen Van Hautte joins Aram Melkoumov to discuss the process of designing and launching customer-focused tech solutions. He explains how focusing on customer journey and having a customer centric attitude is key to success. User experience rather than features. Throughout the discussion, we explore his journey building TechWolf from determining ROI launching, acquiring the first customers and identifying the gaps to improve his product.
Ask a Designer: principles of good product design - Monika Ocieczek, Primer
Sometimes designers do things that aren’t in the customer's best interest. In fact it happens more often than some like to admit it. Monika Ocieczek, the head of product design at Primer, witnessed it many times. She shares her perspective on why designers do it, evolution of product design, what successful designers look like and more.
Bonus section: Monika and Aram discuss who should be blamed for the unsuccessful product.
Effective Collaboration Between Product and Engineering - Tudor Munteanu, Aizon
Product Management and Engineering have rocky relationships that go beyond just product development. PMs focus on user experience, engineers on the code. With no proper collaborative effort between the two mediocre products are a typical outcome.
In this episode, we talk about differences between product managers and engineers. Tudor explains and gives examples why product engineers and product managers work closely together. He also talks about his role in a highly regulated pharmaceutical space, data validation process and product biases.
How Enterprises Can Survive Economic Downturn. Shelly Bardai. Mohan Gulati. IBM, TheoremOne.
Layoffs, interest rates at all-time high, the economy is plunging downhill. What should you do as an enterprise leader? How do you get ahead, execute your vision and come out on top?
Shelly Bardai and Mohan Gulati join Aram Melkoumov to discuss and share advice in this event.
They explore changing dynamics of the market, how to handle your R&D innovation and product teams, what to prioritise in the budget, and how to empower your team to innovate, create and bring great ideas to the forefront.
Building Effective Product Management Teams - Tadas Labudis, Playvox
Tadas Labudis is a Senior Director of Product @ Playvox. His company Prodsight, was acquired in 2022 by Playvox. He shares with Aram what it's like not being a CEO but working as Senior Director of Product instead. Tadas also talks about his tricks on building a competitive team and user research methods for product discovery