Boris Logvinsky

AMA: Vanta VP Product, Boris Logvinsky on Product Management Skills

December 12 @ 9:00AM PST
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Vanta VP Product, Boris Logvinsky on Product Management Skills
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Boris Logvinsky
Boris Logvinsky
Vanta VP ProductDecember 13
Perhaps a contrarian take, but technical skills aren't the most critical for the majority of PM roles out there, except for deeply technical products or platform positions. For the general PM role, it's much more important to demonstrate your ability to delve into customer problems, set strategy,......Read More
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Boris Logvinsky
Boris Logvinsky
Vanta VP ProductDecember 13
Product management decisions should ideally be data-informed rather than purely data-driven. Being data-informed means leveraging data to guide and support decision-making, while also acknowledging the context, the subtleties of customer behavior, and the broader market trends that quantitative d......Read More
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Boris Logvinsky
Boris Logvinsky
Vanta VP ProductDecember 13
Start by showing interest and taking steps in your existing role. Work with your engineering manager or the PM on your team to take on PM work. You can listen to customers calls, gather insights and turn those into a feature or investment proposal, or perform competitive research and synthesize t......Read More
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Boris Logvinsky
Boris Logvinsky
Vanta VP ProductDecember 13
The answer depends on the stage of company and product you're working on. At Vanta, where we're growing very quickly and are still formulating many of our process, I've found that the most successful PMs / candidates: * Customer focus. I look for past examples where they have deeply understood ......Read More
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