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235

Launching New Ventures is Product Management

Raj Amin, entrepreneur and founder of Teem Ventures, discusses what it takes to build and budget for new ventures, the different ways to launch products, and how to design MVPs that generate early customer wins.

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234

Live Music Experimentation is Product Management

Jon Barber, Guitarist for The Disco Biscuits, shares how he uses experimentation and iteration to write music and how he applied similar strategies as a Chief Technology Officer.

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233

Democratizing Research is Product Management

Nis Frome, Co-founder & VP of Product at Alpha, Roddy Knowles, VP of Research & Customer Success at Alpha, and Alexa Szal, Product Manager at Alpha, discuss how Alpha built an organizational strategy around data democratization, and how product teams and insights professionals can co-create the future state of research

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232

Developing an Experimentation Organization is Product Management

Stefan Thomke, professor of business administration at Harvard Business School and author of Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments, discusses how experimentation can influence an organization’s ability to innovate.

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231

Connecting with the Next Generation of Consumers is Product Management

Michelle Dornfeld, Head of Business Development at Toggle Insurance, shares how a traditional insurance brand identified a need in the marketplace and created a new product tailored for today’s modern consumers.

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230

Scaling New Ventures is Product Management

Prabhdeep Singh, Global Head of WeWork Labs, shares his insights on how to uncover product ideas, and how leaders can build and guide new ventures at fast-growing companies.

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229

Leaping into Digital Business Building is Product Management

Ari Libarikian, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company and global lead of Leap by McKinsey, discusses the importance of new business building and the steps to take to build scalable businesses from scratch.

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228

Becoming a Product Leader is Product Management

Darlene Miranda, Vertical Head of Product at Sterling, shares how leadership teams can use product management best practices to guide decision-making and inspire their teams.

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227

Ethnography is Product Management

Lydia Timlin-Broussard, Senior Strategic Designer at BCG Digital Ventures, shares how ethnographic research can be used in the product development process to empathize with consumers, gain insight into their behaviors, and build better products.

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226

Successful Storytelling is Product Management

Susan Lindner, founder and CEO of Emerging Media, discusses the impact storytelling can have on business growth, product development, and market opportunities.

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225

Brand Strategy Research is Product Management

Ross Mitchell, co-founder and managing partner of WHOA, discusses how to put customers at the center of brand, product, and service research and design.

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224

Stories of Innovation is Product Management

As technology reshapes entire industries and consumer expectations evolve, companies must adapt to modern trends and find new ways to build and sustain innovative businesses. What are some common and effective innovation strategies that organizations should consider?

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223

Leadership Lessons is Product Management

Many authors, educators, founders, and executives have come on This is Product Management to reflect on their leadership successes and failures. From their perspectives, what makes for an impactful leader and what fundamental skills should aspiring leaders practice to take their careers to the next level?

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222

Market Research Montage is Product Management

Over the years, This is Product Management guests have shared the methodologies and tools they use to gain customer insights and conduct research throughout the product development process. This episode covers the best market research lessons from leaders at Gen2 Advisors, GreenBook, AARP, Cambia, and Humana.

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221

Embedding Experimentation is Product Management

Anuraag Verma, Global Head of Strategic Transformation at Alpha, shares how large organizations can use experimentation principles to de-risk decisions, test critical assumptions, and get innovation to stick -- and scale.

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220

Productizing Consulting is Product Management

Adam Judelson, VP of Product at Deloitte Consulting, and Chris Kluesener, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Alpha, discuss how to build a product startup within a global management consulting firm, and how that fits into the context of the massive transformation taking place in professional services today.

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219

Personalizing Nutrition is Product Management

Sherry Zhang, founder and CEO of GenoPalate, discusses the future of health tech and healthy eating, including how product management and genetic data come together to bring personalized nutrition and better health outcomes to consumers.

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218

Recruiting Top Talent is Product Management

Taso Du Val, CEO of Toptal, discusses how remote work improves employee retention, leads to more productive teams, and allows companies to draw from a larger talent pool.

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217

Making Data-Informed Decisions is Product Management

Jenny Wolochow, Senior Product Manager at Coursera, and Todd Olson, CEO and co-founder of Pendo, discuss how to use data to your advantage when roadmapping and building products.

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216

Thinking Big is Product Management

Charles Battle, Senior Director of Product Management, Jang Kim, VP of Product Management, and Jason Simon, VP of Product Management, discuss how they re-envisioned an existing LendingTree product to meet the evolving needs of their customers and disrupt a competitive market.

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