Naman Khan

Naman Khan

Chief Marketing Officer, Zeplin

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Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
Yes! Here are a few examples, mostly B2B SaaS. Asana: I love how they take, what is a horizontal app, and position it to address specific use cases by function & persona. Whether the target user is in Sales, Product, Operations, HR or some other function, the PMM team at Asana know your top us...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
I approach competenices in 2 areas: Functional and Core. * Functional competenices are specific to the role, so for PMM these would include messaging, pricing, content etc. I actually did a session on these last year * Core competenices are applicable across roles and are usually defined...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
1. Goal Alignment: Given the broad span of PMM, its important to align on the specific areas that you will focus on with your stakeholders (and by default, the areas where you will not). You might need to focus on re-defining core differentiation, value proposition, content and enabling the sale ...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
There is one key learning: Actively plan & manage your development. Here is what is involved: * Know the menu: Since Product Marketing is such a broad discipline, its important to understand the various functional competenices that comprise it. This way, you can assess where you have str...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
It's tough to answer broadly as different business will have different needs but if I were to pick one area that PMM can uniquely add value its: A compelling understanding of the customer. There are so many teams that have knowledge & insight into the customer but PMM is in a unique position to ...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
There is a ramp plan that I like & have used many times, both for myself and members of the team. Like most things that are awesome, it takes the form of a very simple looking table. 3 Columns: * People: Meet with stakeholders and the team I will be working with, understanding their needs...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
At Dropbox, PMM maps to the Product/Design/Engineering organization and reports into Marketing. Our pricing teams report into an adjacent team to Marketing and we have PMM's aligned to work on packaging. For the PMM team, we also focus on balancing the work we do with Product across "pre build" w...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
With the increase in remote work overall, it is becoming much more the norm for functions like PMM to be remote as well whereas even 5 years ago it was less common to have a PMM role based remotely. With any remote based role, I think making a greater effort to connect with your stakeholders beco...more
Naman Khan
Chief Marketing Officer
In terms of similarities, I think the craft of Product Marketing stays the same across B2C & B2B (SMB & ENT). The functional competencies required are generally consistent: Target Market Definition, Audience Definition, Pain Point/Needs Definition, Value Prop Definition, Core Messaging & Position...more
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Chief Marketing Officer at Zeplin
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Product Marketing AMA Contributor
Lives In Belvedere Tiburon, California