A podcast featuring the best product people in the world. Hosted by Jeff Morris Jr., founder of Chapter One and former VP of Product, Revenue at Tinder.
Dustin Schau (Gatsby, Head of Product): Let's Make The Web Weird Again
Gatsby is a fast growing React-based open source framework for creating websites and apps, with one of the most loyal communities in open source software. In this episode, we speak with Dustin Schau (Gatsby, Head of Product) about:
1. Open Source Communities: how to grow open source communities and make the transition from OSS (open source software) to COSS (commercial open source software)
2. Software Cults: creating a "software cult" of loyal contributors who want your product to succeed
3. Making the web weird again: the explosion of retro design ascetics on the web
Dustin Schau: https://twitter.com/schaudustin
Jeff Morris Jr: https://twitter.com/jmj
Space Jam Website: https://www.spacejam.com/
Josh Comeau portfolio: https://joshwcomeau.com/
Josh Constine (Investor @ SignalFire, Previously Editor-At-Large @ Techcrunch): Treating PR like Fundraising
Josh Constine is a Principal investor and Head Of Content at venture capital fund SignalFire. He invests in early stage startups across verticals with a focus on social apps, visual communication, remote work, entertainment & media, and tech's transformation of new sectors.
In this episode, we talked about:
Why PR is like fundraising
How to trigger the curiosity of a journalist
Understanding the objectives and risks of PR
Identifying your "Superhero Origin Story"
Adam Grenier (Previously VP of Product & Marketing @ Lambda School, Head of Global Marketing @ Uber ): How To Bend Reality On Product & Growth Teams
Adam Grenier is the Former VP of Product and Marketing at Lambda School and Head of Growth Marketing and Innovation at Uber where he built global marketing growth infrastructure and the team from the ground up.
We spoke about how to bend reality on product teams and create more ambitious goals. He told stories about working with Travis Kalanick as they quite literally changed the world.
Manik Gupta (Previously Chief Product Officer @ Uber): How Uber & Google Use Data To Drive Product Roadmaps
Manik Gupta is the previous Chief Product Officer at Uber. In Episode 2, we talk about establishing the right OKRs for your team, whether you work at a startup or a massive organization like Uber.
The episode is a fascinating look at the art of setting the right product goals, while also listening to the voice of the customer.
Manik Gupta (Previously Chief Product Officer @ Uber)
Manik has built the products that have helped millions of people discover the world, most recently serving as the Chief Product Officer at Uber. A key member of the executive team, Manik helped lead the company through its May 2019 IPO and helped the company grow to more than 100 million monthly active platform customers across Uber’s services. His 1100-person organization spanned Product Management, Data Science, Data Analyst, Design and Program Management functions. Prior to taking on this role, Manik ran Uber's Marketplace and Maps product teams, which created the best mapping solutions and marketplace technologies in the industry.
Prior to Uber, Manik was a product leader at Google Maps. His ‘Ground Truth’ team mapped the world from scratch. They collected visual data on the ground pairing it with business data to make Google Maps the most accurate, comprehensive, and useful map used by more than a billion people today.
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Josh Elman (Robinhood, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook): Create a Product Vision That Inspires Your Team & Investors
Product Club begins with a masterclass by Josh Elman (formerly VP of Product at Robinhood) on creating a compelling product vision. We discuss the ways to align your team on a vision that will inspire teammates and investors.
Great podcast, well done
Love the podcast, can’t wait for the next one!
Great people and great podcast
I worked with both Jeff Morris and Adam Grenier at Lambda School. I’m excited to see what other interesting people Jeff brings on his podcast.