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Top 40 Product Management Influencers 2017 [Highlights]

Product Management Year in ReviewI’m completely psyched to have made this year’s list of Top 40 Product Management Influencers of 2017 for the THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR!

whole-head---LS---large132The list exists to recognize the many influencers who helped to establish best practices and enlighten the industry this year.

Following are a few of my excerpted Influencer highlights from the list…

Julie Zhuo // Facebook


Julie Zhuo // Facebook
Julie is the VP of Product Design at Facebook where she manages the design team responsible for the core Facebook experience. She was featured in Design Disruptors and is a frequent writer on the topics of design and product.
What to expect from PMs
Receiving Feedback
How do you set metrics?

Twitter | Linkedin | Medium

Eric Ries // Long-Term Stock Exchange


Eric Ries // Long-Term Stock Exchange
Eric Ries is an entrepreneur and the author of the New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup. He is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology, which is practiced by individuals and companies around the world. This methodology was the inspiration behind his founding of the LTSE and his books The Leader’s Guide and The Startup Way.
Continuous Transformation is Product Management
The Prototype Mindset
Eric Ries on 4 Common Misconceptions About Lean Startup

Twitter | Linkedin | Blog

Chris Butler // Philosophie NYC


Chris Butler // Philosophie NYC
Chris is the Director of Product Strategy at Philosophie where he helps organizations like Google and PwC with product strategy and management. He’s previously held roles at Waze, Microsoft, and Kayak.
Real competitive analysis is about learning to love your competitor
Product people KPIs aren’t about the product
Robots need love too — Empathy Mapping for AI

Twitter | LinkedIn | Medium

Jackie Bavaro // Asana


Jackie Bavaro // Asana
Jackie is the Head of Product Management at Asana. She is also the Co-Author of “Cracking the PM Interview.”
How we build our Product Roadmap at Asana
Everything I need to know I learned from Product Management
Cracking the PM Interview: How to Land a Product Manager Job in Technology

Twitter | LinkedIn | Medium


Ken Norton // Google Ventures


Ken Norton // Google Ventures
Ken is a partner at Google Ventures where he provides product and engineering support to various portfolio companies. He is also a group product manager for GV’s quantitative research and data science team. He is the author of the oft-referenced post: How to Hire a Product Manager.
Ants and Aliens: Why you need a thirty-year plan (yes, thirty)
Becoming a Great Product Leader
A Certain Ratio

Twitter | Linkedin | Blog | Medium


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Jeremy Horn
The Product Guy