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Leading & adapting through crisis with Craig Penfold

By Jade Bennett | 29th November 2021

Craig Penfold is the VP of Engineering at Culture Amp and at the time of recording, this episode was Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product at Rome2Roi. He has 22 years of experience and is now combining his technical knowledge with Product Management to lead both product and technical functions.In this episode we discuss:✓    Re-focusing during…

Three types of product roadmaps to master with David Wang

By Jade Bennett | 15th November 2021

Georgia caught up with David Wang, Founder of the Product Academy, who is passionate about helping the next generation of Product Managers through teaching the art of Product Management. With over 15 years of experience building products for start-ups, as well as coaching corporate organisations across Australia, we are excited to talk to David about…

How to become a more Data-Led Product Manager with Frank McKenna

By Jade Bennett | 01st November 2021

In this episode, Georgia welcomes Frank McKenna, Chief Product Officer. Here, he discusses being ‘data driven’ which is still misunderstood by many in the same way that Agile development is/was. Very few decisions a product manager makes aren’t data-driven. In fact, for most product managers, they make data-informed decisions daily. With an impressive 20 years…

Technology evolution and the contribution to digital pollution with Radhika Dutt

By Jade Bennett | 18th October 2021

Radhika Dutt is back to share her experience of taking a vision-driven approach rather than an iterative approach to creating great products. Georgia and Radhika talk about Digital Pollution and how technology evolution is impacting our society. You can find out more in her recent book, Radical Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter. You…

How to conduct meaningful customer interviews with Scott Middleton

By Jade Bennett | 04th October 2021

In this episode, Georgia caught up with Scott Middleton, Founder of Terem, where they spoke about Design Thinking and User-Centered Design Principles, and how they highlight the importance of understanding the needs, wants, and desires of their customers. It’s still surprising how often product folk don’t really speak to their customers..! It was an absolute…

The challenges facing Women in Product with Pearly Yee

By Jade Bennett | 20th September 2021

Middleton Executive is passionate about supporting and helping women in the product and tech community. We were incredibly excited to have Pearly Yee from Brainmates join us on The Product Edge to share her ideas and opinions on how we can help more women in the industry. Pearly has over 10 years of Product Management…

How to better evaluate a new product idea with Steve Forbes

By Jade Bennett | 31st May 2021

In this episode, Jade is joined by Steve Forbes, Co-founder of Xienta. Over the last 15 years, Steve has worked with some of Australia’s largest organisations such as NAB, ANZ, Telstra, and Aus Post to bring their ideas to life. Steve is passionate about building innovative products which deliver great user experiences and leverage new…

Why successful products require a vision-driven approach with Radhika Dutt

By Jade Bennett | 17th May 2021

In this episode of The Product Edge, Radhika Dutt joins Jade to discuss Radical Product Thinking and why successful products require a vision-driven approach.  Radhika is an entrepreneur and seasoned product leader, she is also the author of the upcoming book Radical Product Thinking: The New Mindset for Innovating Smarter.  Radhika has participated in four…

The challenges of scaling Agtech with Emma Weston

By Jade Bennett | 03rd May 2021

AgTech is an emerging sector that has the potential to completely reshape global agriculture, dramatically increasing the productivity of the agriculture system while reducing the environmental and social costs of current production practices. Agtech is set for monumental growth and has been predicted to become Australia’s next $100 billion industry by 2030. In this episode, Emma…

Building a Tech Solution to a Global Internet Problem with Alex Zaccaria CEO of Linktree

By Jade Bennett | 19th April 2021

In this upbeat episode, Co-Founder and CEO of Linktree, Alex Zaccaria shares with Jade his insights into Linktree’s growth journey, and what he believes is the key to their astronomical product growth.  Alex founded Linktree as a side-hustle in 2016 with his brother, Anthony and friend, Nick Humphreys. Today, Linktree is the social tech platform…