April 17, 2017

Slack Product Manager Jules Walter on Productivity

About the podcast:

In this compelling conversation, Jules Walter discusses his role at Slack to drive user growth. He talks about Slack’s unique, transparent culture and how Slack uses its own product within the company. He reveals how Slack makes decisions and increases productivity by communicating internally with their own product. He also discusses his perspective on the future of mobile, the best qualities of a Product Manager, and his experience being a minority within Silicon Valley.

About the guest:

Jules Walter is the Product Manager at Slack where he is on mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant and more productive. He previously worked at Director of Product Management at Storefront where he led a team that built an online platform to help brands find short-term retail spaces for pop-up events. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Science & Engineering from MIT.

Products That Count is one of the largest communities of product managers, leaders and entrepreneurs 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.