ABOUT PRODUCTS THAT COUNT
Products That Count is one of the largest communities of product managers, leaders, and founders in the world.
It provides insider access to founders and C-level execs such as Netflix Product VP, Crossing the Chasm legendary author, Trulia Founder, or Lyft CMO, via speaker series, podcasts, and invite-only executive retreats. Partners include WeChat, Yelp, LeanPlum, Pragmatic Marketing, and StartupDigest.
Its venture arm, Mighty Capital, invests in companies building products that count once they have demonstrated product/market fit.
We’re excited to be building this community with you and want to hear your ideas! Click here to drop us a note.
~ SC & the Products That Count crew
MEET THE CREW
Julia Alberts | Managing Director
Favorite Product: Pinterest—What can't you find on there?
In real life: I'm on the road to becoming a walking/breathing PTC machine. Previously, I built out what you now recognize as Yelp engineering events and partnerships.
Andrea Chesleigh | New York Chapter
Favorite Product: Goodreads - a must-have for my reading addiction
In real life: I've led product teams at Rent the Runway, Zappos, Time Warner, and Verizon. Today, I manage an amazing team at One Kings Lane, a home decor e-commerce company.
Randhir Vieira | San Jose Chapter
Favorite Product: Amazon Alexa - makes interacting with tech so natural.
In real life: I’ve led product and marketing teams at Yahoo, Eyefi and Mindflash. Now, I’m the product lead for the Headspace Workplace Wellness product.
Loan Le | Social Media & Production
Favorite Product: Snapchat, which is so fun and easy to use
In real life: I’m currently attending Hult International Business School with a focus on marketing. I speak English, French, and Vietnamese.
Tim Steele | New Programs
Favorite Product: Lastpass, it remembers all your passwords
In real life: I’m a Software Engineer with a deep interest in growth and analytics. I previously studied Mandarin in Taiwan and prior to that worked in finance.
Reza Ladchartabi | Product News
Favorite Product: Foursquare, because the recommendations are so spot on
In real life: I’m currently the mobile product manager at TripAdvisor, Before that, I started an ran several businesses, including OpenCanvas & AllAroundMe.
Rich Mironov | Editorial Contributor
Favorite Product: Xero — tremendous ease of use, thoughtful features, primo support.
In real life: Rich coaches organizations and sits as the interim VP Products/CPO to fix company-level issues. He’s been blogging about product topics since 2002.
Gaurav Hardikar | Editorial Contributor
Favorite Product: Passbook on iOS — It's revolutionizing travel
In real life: Gaurav is Director of Product Management at Shopkick, an omni-channel commerce and loyalty product that rewards users for their daily shopping habits.
Ryan Walsh | Editorial Contributor
Favorite Product: iBeats
In real life: Ryan Walsh is a Partner at Floodgate, where he leads early stage investments in technology companies. He actively performs improvisational theater and storytelling.