How to ensure product teams are focused on driving tangible business value with Nicole Brolan

In the latest episode of The Product Edge, Jade Bennett interviewed Nicole Brolan, Chief Product Officer.

Nicole has lead product teams for businesses such as Redbubble and Xero. Before that, she spent 15 years at, where she progressed her career from Associate Product Manager to Chief Product Officer. And during this time, as she navigated her career, she found the time to complete a business degree and have a baby boy, Benji.

Nicole believes that product folk should remember the product basics when the landscape is evolving rapidly. Use your core product skills and focus on the problem you are trying to solve, keeping the customer in mind.

Jade and Nicole discussed how to ensure that product teams focus on driving tangible business value.

 In this episode, you’ll discover: 

  • What the traditional landscape and market conditions looked like for product folk.
  • How has this shaped their roles.
  • The impact of current market conditions on product managers.
  • What product managers need to do differently.
  • How can product managers ensure their team’s success.
  • The impact on the future of product management.

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About your host, Jade Bennett

Having spent over 15 years helping Product leaders build high-performing teams across Asia Pacific and the UK, Jade understands how diverse and broad the Product Management sector is. Not only is she your host, but also the founder and owner of boutique talent agency, Middleton Executive, specialising in the recruitment of Product professionals across APAC, and is a self-professed Product Management geek.