Growing financial products and fostering diversity at Barclays with Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy

BY Louron Pratt on February 28, 2024

We had the opportunity to talk to Zainab Kwaw-Swanzy, a Senior Product Manager at Barclays. She shares her journey in product and some of the lessons she learned about promoting diversity in the financial services sector. Read more »

Comparing a Systems Product Manager to a Feature Product Manager

BY Viggy Balagopalakrishnan on September 15, 2023

Vignesh Balagopalakrishnan, Group Product Manager at Yelp, looks at the key differences and similarities between a Systems Product Manager and Feature Product Manager. Read more »

Nailing your product performance review

BY Alex Hughes on July 20, 2023

Performance reviews are an essential part of climbing the career ladder in product. We caught up with product leader Alex Hughes to determine how to get the most from them, how much they have changed over time, and the most important factors to consider. Read more »

7 things I’ve learned in my first 6 months as a product manager

BY Isaac Vargas on May 23, 2023

In this guest post, Issac Vargas, Product Manager at Microsoft Graph Developer Experience team, shares the key lessons he’s learned from his first few months in product.  Read more »

Climbing the career ladder in product

BY Louron Pratt on May 17, 2023

Starting out a career in product can be difficult if you don’t know where to start, especially when no two paths are the same. How does one forge their own path and climb the ladder? Read more »

Ketaki Vaidya: Women in STEM

BY Louron Pratt on January 25, 2023

As the new year begins, it’s a time for self-reflection and improvement both in your career and personal life. In this Product Profile, we speak with Ketaki Vaidya, Product Manager, at technology platform Oracle to discuss working in tech as a woman, and initiatives are being introduced to address inequality.  Read more »

Nailing your job interview presentation - Edward Biden on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on January 11, 2023

There’s a stage in many product interviews where the hiring manager asks you to prepare a presentation. With limited information about the level of detail and the quality of your competition, how are you meant to know what flies and what doesn’t? On this weeks’ podcast, we spoke with Edward Biden, Founder of Hustle Badger and former CPO at Future Learn and YunoJuno to guide us through this challenging interview stage. Read more »

Four growth lessons I've learned from the best product managers

BY Alexey Zanin on January 10, 2023

In this guest post, Alexey Zanin, Product Manager at Meta shares his four key lessons that he’s learned from working with some of the best product managers in his career. Read more »

How I got my job in product - Karen Velasquez, Product Manager Signable

BY Eira Hayward on January 3, 2023

Karen Velasquez is a product manager who has been working at electronic signature provider Signable for the last 18 months. Here’s how she got her job in product. How did you find out about the job and why did the role appeal to you? I saw it advertised on LinkedIn. It was local, I felt Read more »

From PO to CPO: How to drive your product career by Namrata Sarmah

BY Jon Horvath on October 31, 2022

In her keynote session at #mtpcon London 2022, Namrata Sarmah, Chief Product Officer at INTO University Partnerships looks back at lessons learned from her wide-ranging product career, sharing tips and techniques to help you grow and develop at any level. Read on for a recap of her engaging session! Read more »