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A typical suggestion for new product aspirants is to "learn by doing." There is no great way of learning other than that. However, there is another clever way of improving your abilities - gaining knowledge from industry experts by networking with them on various social media websites. We are going to curate a list of influential product people to follow on social media channels like Twitter, LinkedIn, Medium, personal blog, and so on. These platforms are altogether an incredible spot to find out about and hear from the pioneers in our space.
Sachin Rekhi has composed more than 150 articles about existence in the tech world, the real factors of product management, and the hardships of building a startup. He's additionally the author of Notejoy, a notes application that assists groups with conveying and team up more proficiently. In his Product Love web recording scene, he shared why he accepts product management can be separated into three jobs: innovators, builders, and tuners. For a greater amount of his contemplations on the product, give him a follow.
How many companies would you guess Hiten has advised or invested in? A dozen? Fifty? A hundred? Still too low. The total number is over 120. Hiten has personal experience building his tech startups. Since 2005, he’s started multiple SaaS companies, including KISSmetrics, Crazy Egg, and his current project Use FYI. He’s also a funny guy — check out his Product Love podcast episode for proof.
Product Manager of Discovery Team at Pinterest
She firmly believes that the happier the people who are working for you, the more successful performances you can get which brings you to the end: The Best Product. She had previously worked as a Product Marketer in Microsoft and Dropbox. Her name was mentioned in the ‘52 Women Making an Impact in Product Management in the Product Management Festival.
Speaker, Teacher, and Former Netflix Product Manager
He started his product management career when there wasn’t much concept of product management in the 90s. Biddle worked for Mattel and Sega and then as a result of his outstanding success, he was offered a job at Netflix as a product manager. During his lead in PM, the number of Netflix members grew from 2.5 million to 12.8 million. He now spends his time as a lecturer, giving inspiration to those who want to achieve more in product management.
Co-founder of Urban Ladder, Former Senior Product Manager at Yahoo. Even though his first focus was initially on IT related fields, working for Yahoo as a product manager has changed Rajiv Srivatsa’s point of view. He co-founded Urban Ladder, and now it is becoming a very well known destination for those who look for reliable furniture. Srivatsa says: “The most successful product managers to follow would say 95% NO!” His reason for saying this is that they must think through thoroughly before they agree on something. His LinkedIn profile is here for those who would like to have inspiration.
Shreyas is a Product Manager at Stripe, where he currently leads the terminal and mobile products. On his Twitter, he is known for tackling the more “human side” of working in Product by discussing everyday life-work balance struggles and their psychological roots. He defines his content as “useful for some, useless for many.”
Nick is the CEO of Gainsight, a Customer Success platform provider that empowers hundreds of customer-focused businesses to deliver outcomes. Nick is also a big sports enthusiast. Sports has led him to view his job as being like a “head coach.” His goal is to help bring the right people together and put them in the best position to win. His Twitter is full of Product advice and a few sports analogies.
If you’re in the Product industry, you know Nir Eyal. Product guru and author of the bestseller, “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products,” Eyal is always sharing his learnings with the Product community. When he’s not sharing through books or speaking events, he’s doing so through NirandFar, his blog about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. His projects help companies create behaviours that benefit their users. His ideas have been featured on popular sites like TechCrunch, Forbes, and Psychology Today.
Marty Cagan is a former engineer and product executive (eBay, Netscape). As the founder of Silicon Valley Product Group, he has a strong voice as a strategist, writer, consultant, and influencer. His pieces on product management are researched, reflective, and looks at all sides of product management, and he is never one to shy away from debates over best practices.
Martin Eriksson is a Product leader, speaker, author, and advisor. With over 20 years in product management, he’s dedicated to sharing his expertise and connecting with other product managers across the globe. He’s the founder of Product Tank, a global meetup for Product professionals with over 150K members. He co-founded Mind the Product, alongside Janna Bastow.
So this was our list of top 10 Product influencers you should follow on social media. They share great insights from their industrial learning and how to manage work-life balance along with that. Hope you will find valuable resources and product lessons through them.
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