Scott Kirsner // Boston Globe

 Scott Kirsner // Boston Globe

Scott is a columnist at the Boston Globe and the Editor and Co-founder of Innovation Leader. His newest venture is an information service for innovation labs and senior executives who are responsible for innovation and new ventures. 


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Mike Fishbein // Alpha

Mike Fishbein // Alpha

Mike is an expert and author at Alpha. He is best known for being the host of the industry-leading podcast, “This is Product Management.” Each episode features him interviewing an expert from a department or discipline with which product teams interface on a daily basis.  


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Ken Norton // Google Ventures

Ken Norton // Google Ventures

Ken is a partner at Google Ventures where he provides product and engineering support to various companies. He is also the product manager for GV’s quantitative research and data science team. Read his classic and oft-referenced post: How to Hire a Product Manager.


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Brandon Chu // Shopify

Brandon Chu // Shopify

Brandon is the Director of Product at Shopify. Drawing from his experiences having been a product manager at multiple companies, Brandon writes about existential questions (and answers) all product managers face.


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Cindy Alvarez // Yammer

Cindy Alvarez // Yammer

Cindy is the Director of UX at Yammer, a Microsoft company, and the author of Lean Customer Development. She is an expert on validating product concepts through customer development, often answering related questions on Quora.

 

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Brant Cooper // Moves the Needle

Brant Cooper // Moves the Needle

Brant is the founder of Moves the Needle, a foundation that helps organizations jump-start their innovation capabilities. He is also the New York Times best-selling author of The Lean Entrepreneur, and has previously written the popular article 5 Ways to be a Better Mentor.


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Julie Zhou // Facebook

Julie Zhou // Facebook

Julie is the Product Design Director at Facebook, where she manages design and research teams. She writes on a biweekly basis for Medium, and has published a “Cheat Sheet” breaking down best practices for working with product managersdesigners, and engineers.


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