Product Nation is a weekly podcast by product managers in Silicon Valley covering how tech products get created and executed by some of the most accomplished product management superheroes in the world
Ilan Kasan at Exceed.ai
Ilan chats with us about Exceed.ai, a platform that helps marketing and sales teams drive more pipeline from email and website visitors. The Exceed AI Assistant works 24/7/365 alongside humans to ensures every lead is followed up with, nurtured, and qualified using two-way email conversations. When a lead is qualified and ready to talk to a human the assistant will go ahead and book a meeting directly on your rep’s calendar.
Ilan compares his vision for nurturing touch points early on, when there's potentially just a light interest in a product, all the way through to conversion. He contrasts a gap in the market that chatbots alone are not addressing. Along the way he throws in pearls of wisdom about innovative ways to gain more leads. At the end he creates a brand new opportunity in less than a minute, showing a phenomenal level of creativity and agility of thought. Come hear from a polished executive in action.
Ophir Sweiry at ZaiNar
Ophir establishes the importance of infrastructure, an aspect that he learned early on having lived his school town's transformation, and discusses developments in robotics, AR, and the coming IoT revolution
Uri Lavi at Ride Vision
Deep dive into how a perfect storm brews for Uri's launch of Ride Vision in an overlooked market for rider assistance and motorbike accident prevention using computer vision and AI. Pricing, positioning, GTM, market segmentation, you're bound to find something interesting in this remarkable episode of a market about to get tapped big time.
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Gadi Shamia at Replicant
Sizzling conversation with Gadi about conversation AI tech, finding market fit, focusing on core tech and carving out the target audience, and where this is going in five to 10 years
Iddo Lev at Zebra Medical Vision
We chat with Iddo from his Tel Aviv apartment about his experience with startups in Germany and Israel, cultural differences, and how he leads product at Zebra. Iddo focuses the conversation on human-AI collaboration which is at the core of the work he does at Zebra. Notably he discusses how he brings value to clients with different market dynamics in the US, the UK, and Germany.
Nir Yahav at Applied Materials
Quantum computing is here! Nir works for the office of the CTO at AMAT where he directs a Technology and Business team exploring new opportunities in Quantum Technology and manages a portfolio of the group’s programs. In this episode, Nir shares about the tech that's going to be ubiquitous in 5-10 years and shares how accessible it already is to everyone today.