Product Management Thought Leaders:
This is a collection of entrepreneurs and product leaders that I admire. If you are looking to grow in your product management career, these are the people to learn from. They are listed in no particular order.
Partner at Silicon Valley Product Group, former product leader at eBay, Netscape and HP. Author of INSPIRED
VP of Product at Shopify
SVP of Product at Intercom. Paul oversees Intercom’s product, design and research teams. Previously at Facebook, Google, and Dyson
Co-Founder of Intercom
Twitter | Blog | Intercom Blog
Author, blogger, and entrepreneur. Founder of Akimbo, home of the altMBA
Author and Founder of Stratechery. Business, technology, and media analyst
Founder and CTO at WP Engine
General partner at Andreessen Horowitz. Previously: led Rider Growth at Uber, advised/invested in dozens of startups, and has been writing for over a decade
Founder/CEO of Reforge, previously VP Growth at HubSpot
Spent more than fourteen years at Google, where he led product initiatives for Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Mobile Maps, and GV (formerly Google Ventures)
Formerly worked at Greylock Partners investing in marketplaces, autonomous vehicles, bottoms up productivity tools, and more
Founder of Sumo Group. Previously at Facebook and Mint
Founder of Y Combinator
CEO of OpenAI and the former president of Y Combinator
Vice president of product design at Facebook and now Co-Founder at Inspirit
Product discovery coach. Previously VP of Products at AfterCollege and CEO of Affinity Circles.
Rian van der Merwe
Head of Product at Wildbit. Previously Senior Manager of Product Strategy at eBay
CEO and Founder of ConvertKit
Author and entrepreneur. Previously Product Lead at AirBnb and Co-Founder/CEO at Localmind
Founder of IndieHackers - acquired by Stripe
Founder of User Interface Engineering. Writer and speaker on the subjects of usability, software, design, and research.
Head of Strategy at Basecamp
VP of Growth at Shopify. Previously Product at Facebook
Founder & CEO at Notejoy
Product at Twitter, Facebook Connect, LinkedIn, Robinhood. Investor in Medium, Tiktok/Musical.ly, Discord
Founder of Crazyegg, KISSmetrics, Quick Sprout and FYI.
Co-founder and CEO of AngelList
Previously worked in growth and product at Facebook, Twitter, Quora and Wealthfront
Co-Founder and CEO of Basecamp
Founder of Product Hunt
Founder of Behance and now CPO of Adobe
Founder and CEO @nearby. Co-founder @hashtagangels. BOD @ZillowGroup. Prev: @slackhq @twitter
Product leader at Stripe. Previously worked in product at Twitter, Google and Yahoo.
CPO at Parsable. Previously VP of Product at Calendly and Head of Product at Atlassian
Senior Director of Product at Google. Previously VP of Product at Segment