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213

Creating a Performance-Driven Culture is Product Management

Owen Williams, Insurance CIO at Everest Reinsurance Group, discusses the importance of an organization’s culture in driving solutions development that wows your customers.

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212

Launching a New Publishing Platform is Product Management

Vlad Stojkovski, Product Director at Hearst Digital Media, shares how he launched a new publishing platform, adopted agile methodologies, and transformed Hearst’s digital offerings.

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211

User Retention is Product Management

Ilya Blokh, Director of Product at Blinkist, shares a framework for how to hang onto the product users you have, including structuring teams to prioritize and solve customer problems, not business problems.

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210

Validating Growth Opportunities is Product Management

Aviad Stein, Director of Client Partners at Alpha, shares the most effective strategies and clear-cut examples for exploring and monetizing product growth opportunities.

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209

Onboarding Experience is Product Management

Sandra Lin, Senior Product Director for Northwestern Mutual, shares how the legacy company evolved to offer digital experiences to its customers and important strategies to use when converting prospects to clients.

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208

Accelerating Innovation is Product Management

Karen O’Leonard, Head of Innovation at Willis Towers Watson, shares the innovation strategies that have helped her company grow and how she shifted her team to a testing and learning approach.

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207

Reinventing Media is Product Management

Ross Schwaber, Senior Director of Product at Bleacher Report, and Mark Frigon, VP of Products at Interana, discuss how to use analytics to adapt to a changing media landscape, build data-driven products, and personalize the customer experience.

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206

Transferring Excitement is Product Management

Joe Lalley, Experience Design Leader at PwC, shares how to use design to create innovative workshops and train people on how to change the way they work.

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205

Leading with Vision is Product Management

Alex Bilmes, Vice President of User Experience at Puppet, shares why establishing a vision is so important for innovation and how teams can successfully incorporate design to improve collaboration.

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204

Developing Empathy is Product Management

Chris Schembra, founder of the 747 Club, discusses how to build relationships and use gratitude and empathy to create lasting, human connections in a fragmented and disconnected digital world.

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203

Leading Under Pressure is Product Management

Stephanie Hannon, former Chief Product Officer at Strava, discusses how to navigate new environments and the leadership and hiring strategies that she’s developed from her experiences in high-pressure situations.

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202

Product Assisted Growth is Product Management

Travis Kaufman, VP of Product Growth at Gainsight, gives us a primer on product assisted growth, including how to create a product offering that accelerates growth and how this approach compares to traditional go-to market strategies.

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201

Cultural Transformation is Product Management

Eric Steege, Director of Lean Innovation, Matt Becker, Director of Organization and Change Effectiveness, and Kristyn Stintzi, Innovation Coach at American Family Insurance, share how they’re transforming the company’s culture to adapt to the future of work.

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200

Outcomes Over Output is Product Management

Josh Seiden, Author of Lean UX and Outcomes Over Output, shares what people get wrong about agile and how the nature of management has changed in the digital age.

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199

Digitizing Restaurants is Product Management

Andreas Wuerfel, Director of US Strategic Partnerships at Metro and CEO of HOSPITALITY.digital Inc., shares how he’s helping a $40 billion multinational restaurant and hospitality wholesaler embrace digital technologies.

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198

Building Engineering Teams is Product Management

Nick Caldwell, CPO of Looker and former VP of Engineering at Reddit, shares how he grows and manages engineering teams and what it takes to be successful as a Chief Product Officer.

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197

Digitizing Mortgage Lending is Product Management

Susan Popal, Product Manager at Blend, shares how she and her team validated and launched a new product offering for mortgage lenders.

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196

Assessing Markets is Product Management

Jeff Carbeck, CEO of 10EQS, discusses how he assesses market opportunities, evaluates competition, and develops product roadmaps.

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195

Measuring User Happiness is Product Management

Tomer Sharon, Head of User Research and Metrics at Goldman Sachs, discusses the most important user experience metrics and how to shift to a more customer-centric and data-driven culture.

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194

Accelerating Research is Product Management

Shauna Pettit-Brown, Consumer Insights Researcher at Cambia, discusses how the field of market research is evolving, her approach to collaborating with product teams, and her strategy and toolkit for improving speed-to-insight.

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