Message from Wesley
Hey folks! Wesley here. Currently a PM at Google where I work on the Google Search app for the iPhone. I have 10 years of PM experience across Germany, Vietnam, Singapore and Japan! I love technology, reading, traveling and people! I don’t have a engineering background and would love to spend time chatting with you all on how being in Product is about working with people above anything else!
All optional (reading recommendations):
- Newsletters: Stratechery, Casey Newton, M.G. Siegler & Benedict Evans
- Books: Mike Hudack (Monzo): A Product Management reading list
- Interview questions: thepminterview.com
Wesley’s session was not recorded, so it is recommended to view this talk instead
Why you should choose a career in Product Management!
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Cracking the PM Career
OUR GOAL This book shares the skills, frameworks, and practices that my peers and I have painstakingly learned and honed over the years so that PMs can spend less time reinventing the wheel. It delves into the mystery and ambiguity surrounding career progression so that PMs can focus on the right areas and reach their potential.
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Wesley Stuurman - Product Manager - Google | LinkedIn
Product at Google in Tokyo, working on the Google app experience, AR & widgets. Had the privilege to work at Grab in Singapore on Subscriptions & a prepaid MasterCard for South-East-Asia's unbanked. Also launched the Lazada Wallet and LiveUp loyalty program for Alibaba. Graduate from the CDTM (Technology Management), TUM (Consumer Affairs) and UCU (Politics & Sociology).