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

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

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Jeremy Horn is an award-winning, product management veteran with 2 decades of experience leading and managing product teams. Jeremy has held various executive and advisory roles, from founder of several start-ups to driving diverse organizations in online services, consumer products, and wearables. As founder of The Product Group, he has created the largest product management meetup in the world and hosts the annual awarding of The Best Product Person. Accelerating the next evolution of product management, Jeremy acted as creator and instructor of the 10-week product management course at General Assembly and The New School, and mentoring at Women 2.0 and Lean Startup Machine (where is he also a judge). To see where Jeremy is now check him out at (1) and (2)