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Jeff Chow

Jeff Chow

CEO (former CPO), InVision

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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
As B2B products have evolved to be much more customer centric and "consumer grade" the expectations of product management are largely the same and infact, a lot of consumer PMs are finding great success in B2B by bringing their techniques and experience and applying them to B2B. You may have h...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
The great news is Product is still a growing and evolving function and there are tons of opportunities and an appetite to look at non traditional career paths into product. In fact in most organizations that I've been part of, there are many people wearing the 'product hat' who dont have the PM t...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
As I mentioned in the past question, B2B PM's are very good at the nuances of product priortiization given the additional dimensions coming from larger more influential customers. The healthy tension of near term revenue vs. overall growth truly helps a PM be stronger at prioritization. Relate...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
In the past, many successful consumer products could be successful by executing off of a single approach. You may have been an SEO driven org that was ok with an inferior UX but converted really well. You could be a high UX driven org where word of mouth spread based on the quality of the product...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
There are really 3 types of consumer companies * The bigs: Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Airbnb, Spotify etc - these are mega corporations that have achieved product market fit and are now monetizing at an incredible scale. In general their orgs are huge, processes are locked in, an...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
From a career ladder perspective, the typical career path is * PM/Senior PM working within a specific team and demonstrating ability to execute, deliver and prioritize * Group PM managing multiple Product Managers and their respective teams usually driven by an expansion of remit / impac...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
In general, all PMs are responsible for impact and pace of execution for their area. As you grow in career, the size of impact and area of focus expands, but the same goals are true. The difference being as your remit grows, you are now expanding to running multiple teams and working with broader...Read More
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Jeff Chow
Jeff Chow
InVision CEO (former CPO)March 22
One key skill gap that is quickly closing but still exists is the ability to creatively solve holistic problems for customers. The challenge is B2B PMs often times work so closely with customers that its hard to resist just building exactly what the customer is asking for. The challenge is produc...Read More
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CEO (former CPO) at InVision
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Product Management AMA Contributor
Knows About Consumer Product Management