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EP 348 - Ampla Product VP on Driving Innovation With Diverse Perspectives
How can diverse perspectives drive innovation on a product team? In this episode of the Product Divergence series with Ubiety Technologies CPO Nacho Andrade, Ampla Product VP Tui Allen shares insights on her journey to product management. She speaks about the importance of gaining diverse perspectives to drive innovation through experiences such as living abroad or spending time with customers from different backgrounds. The conversation also covers what makes a strong product leader, the skills needed for product management roles, and advice for those looking to get into the field. Learn about the best practices for building great products through empathy, collaboration, and an entrepreneurial mindset.
EP 347 - PM Awards Series: ALPHA Camp Director of Tech & Data on Building Community-Focused Products
How can product leaders build community-focused products? In this episode of the PM Awards Series with Ticketmaster Fmr VP of Product Andrew Zavattero, ALPHA Camp Director of Tech & Data Karen Hsieh, winner of the Data Literacy and Community Builder PM Award, speaks on how community building can drive product success. Karen shares how she started her company's data team from scratch and aligned metrics across functions. She discusses the value communities provide for long-term learning, accountability, and collaboration. Karen also offers insights into her journey learning product management on the job and from experts. Discover practical tips for using data to impact business priorities quickly, as well as Karen's perspective on the role of curiosity, sharing knowledge, and community in becoming a great product leader.
EP 346 - SolaBlock CEO on Fighting Climate Change With Product Innovation
How can product leaders fight climate change with innovation? The scale and urgency of the transformation required to fight climate change has never been more clear. Building hardware and software products, acquiring the funding and creating a diverse community to enhance talent capacity and to drive innovation, is essential to tackling this global environmental crisis. In this podcast, host and Silicon Valley Bank (a division of First Citizens Bank) Product Director Maggie Wong, will be interviewing SolaBlock CEO Eric Planey to discuss how his roots in Ohio led him to Climate Tech, how SolaBlock is building integrated and durable products to revolutionize construction tech, and how product management expertise is crucial to innovation and delivery of new climate technologies.
EP 345 - PM Awards Series: data.ai Sr. Product Director on Transforming Insights With AI
How can AI be used to transform data insights? In this episode of the PM Awards series hosted by Ticketmaster Fmr VP of Product Andrew Zavattero, data.ai Sr. Product Director Prakash Aditham speaks on applying data analytics and AI in product. As a winner of the 2023 PM Awards, Prakash shares his perspective on what makes a great product and product manager. He also discusses data.ai's use of AI and ML to power insights for mobile apps. Tune in for an engaging conversation on using data and AI responsibly and how the future of insights may evolve.
EP 344 - Peridot Financing CPO on Building B2B Products
What do PMs need to consider when building B2B products? In this episode of the Product Divergence series with Nacho Andrade, Peridot Financing CPO Gary Hall speaks about his background transitioning from mechanical engineering to product leadership roles. Gary discusses the importance of listening to others, embracing humility, and hiring smart people. Examples of Gary's past experiences and current work at Peridot provide insights into building effective B2B products. The conversation also touches on surprising technologies like GPT-3 and what makes for truly exceptional products that solve user problems in innovative and valuable ways.
EP 343 - PM Awards Series: Clearspeed Product Manager on Customers Over KPIs
How can PMs strike a balance between prioritizing customers and KPIs to ensure long-term success and growth? In this episode of the PM Awards series with Ticketmaster Fmr VP of Product Andrew Zavattero, Clearspeed PM Justin Fowler speaks on prioritizing customers over KPIs and shares his journey from business owner to product manager. Discover the importance of building essential solutions, how ClearSpeed uses AI for vetting, and their groundbreaking Voice Analytics technology. Justin emphasizes the value of responsible AI deployment, human oversight, and the role of AI as an early warning system. Learn about his accidental path to product management and valuable insights for success, including effective communication and collaboration.
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SC has really assembled the Avengers of product management here - every episode is packed with actionable advice and super insights! If you're in the product development space, it's not one to miss. Super grateful for this resource!
Insightful and Actionable
Product Talk has something meaningful for developers from all industries and entrepreneurs at every stage. The depth and breadth of content covered on the show is impressive. I find my time extremely well spent when listening to the wide range of experts featured and always walk away with a new idea (or ten).
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Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into the impact you want to have on the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change within the product space - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Nikki does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving career and life you can be proud of (wherever you go in product!) - from leaders who’ve actually walked the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!