Hacking your Product Career

Gibson Biddle, former VP of Product at Netflix

We often think about how to improve the products we’re managing. But sometimes, we overlook the one product we’ll always manage — our careers in product. In this special video, we learn from Gib Biddle, acclaimed product leader and former VP of Product at Netflix, on how to best: * Understand the technical skills required of a product leader, plus the leadership skills required as you grow. * See how a highly strategic, “hacking” approach builds momentum in your career. * Accelerate career progress through your own “personal board of directors.”

Paul McAvinchey
Paul McAvinchey
paul@productcollective.com

For over 15 years, Paul has been building and collaborating on digital products with fast-growing startups and global brands, including AOL and WMS Gaming. Currently, he's a co-founder of Product Collective, a worldwide community of product people. Members collaborate on Slack, meet at INDUSTRY: The Product Conference, listen to Rocketship.fm, learn at Product Interviews and get a weekly brief that includes best practices in product management. In recent years he led business development at DXY, a leading product design firm in the Midwest, and product innovation at MedCity Media, a publishing startup acquired by Breaking Media in 2015.