In this episode, Nita Singh Kaushal, Founder of Miss CEO and professor at Stanford University, talks to Aishwarya about her growing up in the Silicon Valley, early product experiences in Intel and Yahoo!, the importance of leadership training especially for high school girls and young women, and the role she gets to play as a technologist with a purpose.
In this episode, Linda Zhang, former Product Lead at Faire, and current entrepreneur, talks about a potpourri of stories—the way she transitioned from being a biology major to becoming a consultant and then a successful PM, why she rejected a $375K offer from Instagram, the importance of growth mindset, why product entrepreneurship is crucial, and more. She also runs a newsletter project titled 'Product Lessons' and she's currently launched a toolkit for product managers.
In this episode, Shruti Gandhi, the founder of Array Ventures and a Professor at Columbia University, discusses with Aishwarya about her journey into investing being an engineer. She uncovers the challenges she incurred as a South Asian woman in this is field that's so far outweighed by men investors. She explains the concept of reverse engineering in VC, along with her passion to work with entrepreneurs in the AI and ML space.
In this episode, Aishwarya hosts Polina, a seasoned product manager in the Valley, who also invests efforts into building aspirational side projects. Polina shares her story about mentoring people and guiding them to solve real-world challenges, and she goes on to emphasize how adopting a problem-centric approach helps in our tech careers.
In this episode, Sangram Vajre, the co-founder of Terminus, three-time CMO, and a podcaster, talks to Aishwarya Ashok about the power and value of communities, growth lessons for product, and the importance of plugging-off in a forever-busy world.
We interview Shyam Sundar, CEO of GoFloaters. GoFloaters aims to foster dynamic and vibrant community of start-ups, entrepreneurs, freelancers and business professionals. Hear Shyam talk about what is "future of work" to some inspiring journey on validating his idea and building this rocketship- GoFloaters.
In this episode, Aishwarya Ashok hosts Dinesh Varadharajan, the Vice President of Product Management, Kissflow Inc. Dinesh has got a wonderful career trajectory, and he shares with us some of his career experiences contributing to building products.
Many of us juggle between ideas or actions, and may even have questions to ourselves whenever we kickstart something new. Here's Vijay Rajagopal in this episode with Aishwarya Ashok, talking about how his passion led him to multiple roles—from a fin-tech geek to investor, founder, and strategic lead.
In this session we have Srikrishnan, Founder of Rocketlane talk to us about his story of starting up with 2.5 lakh and his journey after his startup got acquired by Freshworks and again the journey of startup during the COVID.
We are in conversation with Hena Mehta, Founder of Basis. Basis is a platform to encourage women to manage their money. Hena talks more about what made her start this venture and why it is important for women to manage their money efficiently.
Listen to the latest episode on Theprodcast where we strike a very interesting conversation with Rahul Ganjoo, VP of Product Management, Zomato. Rahul shares his key insights on building all the delivery efforts that were formulated to cater to these unprecedented times and much more.
In this episode, we are in conversation with Jiten Puri, Founder and CEO of Policyadvisor.com a modern, technology driven company aimed at solving traditionally driven insurance brokerage industry. Insurance brokerages are a 100 billion revenue industry in Canada alone and super inspiring to see what policyadvisor has set out to solve for.
Shesh brings 23 years of experience in Product Management/Product Marketing, Business Strategy Consulting and Engineering spanning across US and India, across the entire gamut of Large Enterprises to SMBs to early stage start-ups. He was Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of a US based Cloud Management startup - Xervmon. His Corporate experiences include Walmart, Amazon, Cisco, Groupon, Ericsson, Netgear and Lemnisk. He holds an MBA degree from Santa Clara University and post that completed Executive Program in Product Management and Business Strategy at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business. With BE (ECE) from UVCE, Bangalore and MS (CS) from The University of Texas, he is passionate about role of technology to solve business problems. Shesh is an active Startup Mentor and an Executive Coach and prides with his Product Thinking workshops and Panel discussions at IITs and IIMs. Recently in Feb 2020, he was Keynote speaker at Finance Club of IIT Kanpur on "Taking an Idea to Product and role of Product Management"
If there’s something that unites us all now, across the world—it’s the thought of embracing this quarantine and making the most out of it. Learning is the best way for utilizing your time, and this episode hosts Shuba Bhaskaran, Enterprise Relationship Manager, LinkedIn Learning. She’s worked with many organizations in imparting the true value of learning and is ready to highlight the importance of having meaningful knowledge experiences to cope up with the times. She also emphasizes on building a personal brand on LinkedIn, and gives some actionable tips for doing the same.
Technology platforms today are led by determined women leaders, who not only take care of an organization’s strategies, but also contribute in building empowering communities. Especially during this quarantine period, it’s important to take advantage of both technology and global communities to stay engaged and keep learning. In this episode, Sarah Joyce Franklin, the EVP of Salesforce Trailhead, discusses some effective ways for women (and men) to take control of the times and use technology at its best.
Spondon Hazarika, Senior Product Manager at Verizon innovation labs, talks about how innovation is critical in Product Management. Bonus: Tune into to know more about how Product Management works in Telecom industry.
In this episode, Yaagneshwaran Ganesh, a Product Marketing Leader in the MarTech space gets candid on how product teams achieve the market fit, the ways to scale up and manage more leads, the different avenues of marketing in an enterprise company, the technology marketers need to follow, and more. Tune in to learn interesting stories.
Padmini janaki interviews Sairee, CEO of Sheroes. Sairee’s Sheroes is a community for women, we can say it’s a Facebook for women. Padmini and Sairee discuss about entrepreneurship, women and a lot more details. Then a calling bell, guess who?
We had a great privilege interviewing Ganesh Shankar- Co-Founder & CEO of RFPIO, but we have a twist here. What are you waiting for? Listen further to know more about a great company built and holding on to its strong roots.
Travel—the very word is enough to instil energy and happiness for most of us. Planning for vacations is by far the most enjoyable yet arduous job. From drawing plan sheets to checking a gazillion quotes, the process leaves you in a dizzy state. What if ‘Tech’ and ‘Travel’ combined together to give you the easiest solution to book your dream vacations? Here’s the session from The Prodcast, featuring Hari Ganapathy, Founder and CEO of Pickyourtrail, a DIY hassle-free platform that helps you book personalised vacations with deep insights. Let’s listen to their mission of unwrapping the world, one country at a time, for thousands of their customers.
To learn and let learn are the two most rewarding virtues of anybody’s life. Programming languages are ubiquitous, and are most essential in the current hiring and recruiting phases. Here’s a platform that can not only simplify the mode of online learning, but also provide AI-based peer learning insights for all the students. In this session of The Prodcast, meet Arun Prakash, the Co-Founder and CEO of GUVI, a tech-enabled learning platform, offering courses based on vernacular learning. What started as a small project turned out to be a well-funded startup, and here’s Arun explaining to all of us about his wonderful journey to empower learning.
YouTube has grown to become a second companion to us—thanks to all the music, videos, and fun that it provides. Not to leave out the kids, they almost learn their first letters and words rather on YouTube these days. Have you heard of how an animated character invented by a doting father for his daughter turned into Asia's biggest YouTube kids channel with 14 million subscribers across 75 countries? Here's The Prodcast, featuring Vinoth Chander, Founder and Creative Director of ChuChu TV, the biggest sensation that drew kids, with nearly 12 billion views on YouTube. Learn the story behind how ChuChu TV was born, how did Vinoth manage to earn so many followers, and the power of engrossing content and YouTube as a channel.
Welcome to the second episode of "Theprodcast" and we are super thrilled to present conversation with Rajiv Srivatsa - Co-founder, Urban Ladder. This Podcast is hosted by Padmini Janaki, Product Managment Professional, Change Healthcare.
This is a first ever podcast of "The Prodcast" and we are super thrilled and excited to have hosted Nir Eyal - Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of "Hooked" and "Indistractable."
Nir talks about journey into becoming an author and motivations behind his books . He also focuses more on the Art of Indisractable and urges all the listeners to focus on what is the need of the hour and eliminate the unnecessary.