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157

Hiring a Chief Product Officer is Product Management

Shelley Perry, Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners, discusses when and how to hire a Chief Product Officer and what it takes to scale from growth stage to IPO.

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148

Navigating Reorgs is Product Management

Stephen Heidari-Robinson and Suzanne Heywood, Authors of “Reorg: How to Get It Right”, share how reorgs can help companies adapt to market changes, and strategies for product teams to navigate them successfully.

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145

Transforming Organizations is Product Management

Frits Habermann, CEO of PicMonkey and former CTO of Lynda.com, shares how he’s led companies through cultural transformations, acquisitions, and new product launches.

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139

Starting a New Business Unit is Product Management

Andres Glusman, Head of Meetups at WeWork, and Michael Curtes, Product Director at Meetup, discuss how the company will integrate with WeWork post-acquisition.

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137

Thinking in Bets is Product Management

Annie Duke, Author of Thinking in Bets, shares her approach to making decisions under uncertainty, overcoming cognitive biases.

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126

Market Leadership is Product Management

Jeetu Patel, Chief Product Officer at Box, shares his best advice for launching products in new markets and building high-performing teams.

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125

Continuous Transformation is Product Management

Eric Ries, Author of The Lean Startup and The Startup Way, shares the management practices that can help leaders inspire innovation and develop breakthrough products.

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120

Agile Transformation is Product Management

Andrea Schneider, Acting Director of Product Management at the IRS, and Lauren Gilchrist, Director at Pivotal Labs, share how they shifted the IRS from Waterfall to Agile development and increased speed to release from two years to nine weeks.

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116

M&A Integration is Product Management

Craig Mullett, President at Branison Group, shares how M&A can help companies expand their product offering, and the keys to successfully integrating product and culture after an acquisition.

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115

Starting a Leadership Role is Product Management

George Bradt, Chairman of Prime Genesis, shares what new leaders need to do to achieve results and how to create an experiment-driven company culture.

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110

Continuous Innovation is Product Management

Jeff Gothelf, Author of Lean UX and Sense and Respond, discusses why product teams need to manage for outcomes instead of outputs, and what leaders need do to empower their teams to achieve continuous innovation.

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98

Corporate Transformation is Product Management

Aaron Eden, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Moves The Needle, shares how he brought Lean innovation principles to his former company, Intuit, and launched 100 internal startups in 100 days.

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96

Reinvention is Product Management

Ha-Hoa Hamano, Senior Product Manager at NPR, shares her approach to meeting the changing needs of users and how she rallies stakeholders around key product decisions.

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93

Being in the Right Place is Product Management

Len Sherman, Executive in Residence at Columbia Business School and former Senior Executive at Accenture, discusses why so few companies sustain market leadership, what leadership is required to do so, and what product managers can do to make an impact.

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92

Ideation is Product Management

Bryan Mattimore, Co-Founder and Chief Idea Guy at Growth Engine, shares the techniques he’s used to help companies like Kraft and Ford generate new ideas and how to bring ideas to market from within a large organization.

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91

Intrapreneurship is Product Management

Simone Ahuja, Founder of Blood Orange and Columnist at HBR.org, shares how companies can retain and empower entrepreneurial employees and what intrapreneurs can do to break through bureaucracy.

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90

Cutting Through Red Tape is Product Management

Thor Ernstsson, CEO of Alpha, shares the greatest obstacles to building great products and how product managers can start practicing experimentation inside a large organization.

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89

Staying A Step Ahead is Product Management

Saad Khan, Head of Product at ConsumerAffairs, shares what he believes is the most common fallacy about innovation, why he mandates customer discovery interviews at his company, and how to stay a step ahead of customer needs.

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85

Jobs to Be Done is Product Management

Karen Dillon, Contributing Editor of Harvard Business Review and co-author of Competing Against Luck, dissects the most common problems with corporate innovation efforts and shares how understanding customers' job to be done can help product teams make better decisions.

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67

Breakthrough Innovation is Product Management

Flavio Masson, Head of Innovation at AARP Life Reimagined, shares the mindsets and culture needed for breakthrough innovation and the key metrics to consider when validating and scaling a new product or feature.

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